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CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

*2014 U.S. novice silver medalists
*2013 U.S. intermediate champions
*2012 U.S. juvenile champions

2017-18 SEASON NOTES

SD Music: "Mas Que Suerte" by Beatriz Luengo, "De Hombre A Mujer" by Donato & Estéfano, "Samba Hey" by El General
FD Music: "Zavedi Me" by Hari Mata Hare, "Nyah" by Hector Teixeira Pereira & Hans Zimmer, "No Ronees Das Conmigo - Tangos De La Reponpa" by Susi

IJS PERSONAL BESTS

International Competition
SD - 52.40 (2017 Junior Grand Prix, Australia)
FD - 75.38 (2017 Junior Grand Prix, Croatia)
Final Score - 127.60 (2017 Junior Grand Prix, Australia)

U.S. Qualifying Competition
SD - 61.13 (2018 U.S. Championships, Junior)
FD - 77.77 (2018 U.S. Championships, Junior)
Final Score - 138.90 (2018 U.S. Championships, Junior)

CONNECT WITH US

Instagram: eliana.gropman and Ian_1625
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SKATING NOTES

Announced partnership in June 2008.

Gropman began skating at age 4 after attending a skating party.

Somerville began skating at age 4 as a recreational activity.

PERSONAL NOTES

Gropman currently attends Charles E Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Md. ... Is a two-time National Spanish Examination Silver Medalist and an Honor Roll student ... Won the Athlete Alumni Ambassador (3A) Award in 2014 ... Made jewelry to donate to charities and organized a fashion show for children with cancer ... Is fluent in Hebrew and Spanish ... Enjoys fashion design and creative writing, wrote short stories in 5th and 6th grade and had a Spanish poem published in her school's Spanish newspaper.

Somerville attends Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Md. ... Won an award for Best Passion Project in 8th grade ... Is fluent in French and has attended a bilingual (English/French) school since preschool ... Cheers for the Washington Redskins ... Parents Catherine and Scott are both real estate appraisers ... Has an older sister named Lauren ... Has two Wheaton Terriers named Happy and Cole ... Enjoys fishing, arts and crafts, soccer and tenis.

Season Notes

  • 2016-17 Season Notes

    SD Music: "Looking Like Danger" and "Back to Life" by New Kids on the Block, "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" by the Backstreet Boys
    FD Music: Music from the Le Petit Prince soundtrack by Richard Harvey and Hans Zimmer
  • 2015-16 Season Notes

    SD Music: "The Story Of An Unknown Actor: IV. Waltz of Farewell" by Alfred Schnittke
    FD Music: "Ice Queen" by Dinletir & "Rebirth 2" by Solace
  • 2014-15 Season Notes

    SD Music: "Mi Chica" by Sarbel, "Gitti Gideli" by Tarkan
    FD Music: "The Reel," "Nocturne" and "Elan" by Secret Garden

    Costumes designed by Teresa Jackson/Born to Skate.

Competitive History

  • 2018 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 4th
  • 2018 - Eastern Sectional - 2nd
  • 2017 - Junior Grand Prix (Croatia) - 4th
  • 2017 - Junior Grand Prix (Australia) - 4th
  • 2017 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 6th
  • 2017 - Eastern Sectional, Junior - 3rd
  • 2016 - NRW Trophy, Junior - 5th
  • 2016 - Junior Grand Prix (France) - 9th
  • 2016 - Bavarian Open, Junior - 2nd
  • 2016 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 7th
  • 2016 - Midwestern Sectional, Junior - 3rd
  • 2015 - Junior Grand Prix (USA) - 10th
  • 2015 - Eastern Sectional, Junior - 5th
  • 2014 - U.S. Championships, Novice - 2nd
  • 2014 - Eastern Sectional, Novice - 1st
  • 2013 - U.S. Championships, Intermediate - 1st
  • 2013 - Eastern Sectional, Intermediate - 1st
  • 2012 - U.S. Junior Championships, Juvenile - 1st
  • 2012 - Eastern Sectional, Juvenile - 1st