Deb Gruen Named New Haven Register Sports Person of the Year

Deb Gruen, a senior on the Yale women's swimming and diving team, has been named Sports Person of the Year for 2009 by the New Haven Register. Gruen, a native of Hamden, Conn., had a world-record performance in the 400-meter IM at the Spring Can-Am Championship in Portland, Ore. and also earned a silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Paralympic World Championships in Manchester, England, in late May. She was also a Rhodes Scholar finalist.

The complete story is located at http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2010/01/01/sports/1-1_gruen_poy.txt.