2016: Earned third letter at Ball State ... appeared in 13 sets and eight matches for the Cardinals ... marked a career-high of nine total blocks on the season, including six block assists at Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association foe Grand Canyon on March 5 ... also notched a single-match high of 33 assists and four digs against the 'Lopes ... tallied two kills in the 2016 season, one at Grand Canyon (March 5) and at Lewis (April 8) ... also marked an ace at Lewis on April 8.
2015: Earned second letter at Ball State ... Academic All-MIVA team member ... played in 10 matches and 20 sets throughout his sophomore season ... started on four occasions ... marked five kills with a .143 hitting percentage, and 139 assists with a .404 setting percentage ... posted a season-best of 60 assists against Quincy on Mar. 21 ... also earned one ace against Quincy ... tallied three solo blocks and six block assists throughout the season ... marked 18 digs for an season total of .90 digs per set.
2014: Earned his first letter at Ball State ... saw action in three matches for the Cardinals ... dished out a career-high six assists in matches against McKendree (Jan. 24) and Belmont Abbey (Mar. 7) ... against McKendree he registered a service ace and dig ... tallied an assisted block against McKendree and Belmont Abbey.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner for head coach Mike Maass at Appleton North High School ... helped guide his team to a spotless 34-0 mark his senior year en route to a conference and state championship ... led his team in solo blocks as a senior and accumulated 742 assists with a .374 hitting percentage ... named Wisconsin Player of the Year as well as All-Area and All-Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... his junior year was on the All-State Honorable Mention, All-Area and All-Conference First teams ... named to the Honorable Mention All-Conference team as a sophomore ... played on the Wisconsin Nightmares club team that was a national qualifier ... earned two letters in basketball, playing forward.
PERSONAL: Son of Dave and Kerry Gross ... born Aug. 22, 1995 ... has three siblings ... majoring in pre-business.