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#22 - Alex Grask
2013-14 Football
POS.
DB
HT.
6-1
WT.
195
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Naperville, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Central
Alex Grask

2012: Started in all 11 games for the Crusaders...led the team in tackles (113), fumble recoveries (3), and fumble recovery yards (74)...registered 11 tackles including nine solo stops and broke up a pass in the season opener versus St. Joseph's on Aug. 30th...made nine tackles at Youngstown State (Sept. 8)...picked off a pass in addition to making eight tackles against Duquesne on Sept. 15th...made eight stops at San Diego (Sept. 22)...recorded 14 tackles at home versus Butler on Oct. 6...recovered a fumble and made six tackles against Drake (Oct. 13)...tallied ten solo stops as part of a 14-tackle game at Dayton (Oct. 20)...finished with nine tackles and 0.5 tackle for a loss against Marist (Oct. 27)...made ten tackles - including nine solos - and had a kickoff return of 18 yards in Valpo's 41-21 win over Campbell on Nov. 3rd...had a season-best 15 tackles (two for a loss), a fumble recovery for 74 yards, and broke up a pass versus Davidson (Nov. 10)...closed out the season with another fumble recovery, broken up pass, and nine tackles at Morehead State (Nov. 17)...named to Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Played in all 11 games for Valpo, starting the first three contests ... finished the season with 43 total tackles, including 25 solos ... recorded a season-high six stops against both Franklin (Sept. 3) and Duquesne (Sept. 17) ... registered a tackle for loss against Franklin ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll  ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2010: Appeared in the final nine games of the season for the Brown and Gold ... made 35 tackles, including 18 solo stops ... finished with 1.5 tackles for loss against Drake on Sept. 25 ... had a season-high 10 tackles in the season finale at Morehead State (Nov. 13) ... had six tackles at San Diego (Oct. 23) ... team’s Defensive Rookie of the Year ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Redhawks ... earned Honorable Mention All-DuPage Valley Conference accolades as a senior ... a two-time Academic All-DVC selection ... also lettered in volleyball.

Personal:  Alex is the son of Richard and Susan Grask ... major is international business ... born April 14, 1992.