The lady Aztecs compete in the last day of the Aztec Invite
· 2015-16 CoSIDA Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Academic All-District · 2016 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team · Three-time Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2015-17) · Three-time Mountain West Spring All-Academic Team (2015-17) School Records 600 Meters:1:31.48 (Jan. 20, 2017 at Cherry & Silver Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.) 800 Meters (Indoor):2:09.67 (Feb. 13, 2016 at Don Kirby Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
Collegiate Bests 200 Meters (Outdoor):25.91 (April 11, 2015 at Mangrum Invitational - San Marcos, Calif.) 400 Meters (Outdoor):57.93 (April 25, 2015 at UCSD Triton Invitational - La Jolla, Calif.) 500 Meters:1:16.20 (Jan. 30, 2015 at Armory Track Invitational - New York, N.Y.) 600 Meters:1:31.48 (Jan. 20, 2017 at Cherry & Silver Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.) 800 Meters (Indoor):2:09.67 (Feb. 13, 2016 at Don Kirby Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.) 800 Meters (Outdoor): 2:07.74 (May 1, 2016 at Payton Jordan Invitational - Stanford, Calif.) 1,500 Meters (Outdoor):4:36.66 (April 15, 2016 at Bryan Clay Invitational - Azusa, Calif.)
Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships 2015:8th (2:13.59 - 800 Meters) 2016: 6th (2:10.54 - 800 Meters)
Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships 2015:8th (2:13.39 - 800 Meters) 2016: 3rd (2:07.81 - 800 Meters)
NCAA DI West Region Outdoor Track and Field Championships 2016: 33rd (2:10.68 - 800 Meters)
2016-17 Outdoor Track and Field:Did not compete. Indoor Track and Field:Set the school record in the 600 meters at the Cherry & Silver Invitational withrace-winning1:31.48 time ... Ran the 800 at the UW Invitational, finishing 11th at 2:10.03. Cross Country:Did not compete. 2015-16 Outdoor Track and Field:Competed in the long distance sprinting events (800, 1,500 4x400-meter relay) ... Recorded the sixth fastest times for the Aztecs in the 800 meters during the season and the two fastest times in the 1,500-meters ... finished third in the 800 at the MW Championships with her second best time of the season at 2:07.81 ... 800 best of 2:07.74 at the Payton Jordan Invitational (May 1) was the sixth fastest in program history ... Earned a second-place finish in the 800 at the California Collegiate Invite (April 2) with a 2:08.84 time ... Ran a career-best 4:36.66 in the 1,500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational (April 15).
Indoor Track and Field:Set the school record and finished third at the Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational (Feb. 13) in the 800 with a 2:09.67 ... 2:10.54 at the MW Championships (Feb. 27) was good for sixth ... Added a 2:11.04 time at the UW Invitational (Jan. 30) ... Ran the distance medley relay with a 12:06.14 time to finish seventh at the UW Invitational (Jan. 29).
2014-15 Outdoor Track and Field:Competed in mid-distance and long sprinting events (200, 400, 800, 1,500, and 4x400-meter relay) throughout the season, highlighted by her performances in the 800, at the Mangrum Invitational (April 11) with a time of 2:10.29... improved at the Steve Scott Invite (May 9) where she ran the same event in 2:09.30, which qualified her for the MW Championships (May 15-16), running the race in 2:11.62 (prelims) and 2:13.39 (finals), which was good for eighth place overall... also ran the 4x400 relay at the championship meet, taking fifth with a time of 3:44.70.
Indoor Track and Field:Made her debut as an Aztec at the NAU Friday Night Duals, winning the 800-meter race with a time of 2:16.72 and taking fifth (3:56.34) in the 4x400-meter relay... also took first in the 800 (2:11.60) at the Don Kirby Elite (Feb. 14)... went onto qualify for the MW Championships (Feb. 27-28) in the 800, running a preliminary time of 2:11.09 which topped SDSU's all-time rankings at No. 2, in addition to the 4x400 relay where her and three fellow teammates took sixth after running a school-best time of 3:47.07... placed ninth in the distance medley relay with a time of 12:14.49, good for No. 7 among SDSU's all-time list.
High School Left Battlefield High School (Haymarket, Va.), holding eight school records ... was a Washington Post First-Team All-DC Metropolitan indoor and outdoor track and field 2014 honoree ... competed at the 2012-13 USATF National JO Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... boasts indoor personal-best times of 41.10 (300), 56.91 (400), 1:14.07 (500), 2:13.42 (800), and 2:53.53 (1,000) ... also has outdoor bests of 26.12 (200), 56.83 (400) and a 2:10.74 (800) ... earned third place in the 800 at the state outdoor championships in Virginia ... garnered All-American accolades at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals for the 4x400 and received first place for her 500 time of 1:14.07.
Personal Ellison Paige Grove was born Jan. 18, 1996 in Fairfax, Va. ...Daughter of Stanley and Robin Grove ... Also recruited by Penn, Georgetown, USC and Virginia ...Majoring in international security and conflict resolution and work in the field of diplomacy.