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#22 - Alex Grask
2011-12 Football
POS.
DB
HT.
6-1
WT.
190
YR.
So.
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.

2011-12 Football
1 Devan GadsonDB
2 Alan Porter, Jr.DB
3 Eric SlenkWR
4 Tim BennettWR
5 Kelvin SmarwtWR
6 Jabril BakerRB
7 Dylan SimkinWR
8 Bobby WysockiRB
9 Ben LehmanQB
10 Quinn SchaferQB
11 Nick MalantisQB
12 Steve O'BryantWR
14 Andrew CassaraWR
15 Laurence TreadawayDB
16 Keith LarsonDB
18 Fred GladneyWR
18-D Kevin FergusonDB
19 Eric HoffmanQB
20 Adam WeinelK
21 Dylan StormDB
22 Alex GraskDB
23 John EdwardsDB
23-O Pete RufoWR
24 Taylor DeloyeP
24-O Darelled JonesWR
25 Sterling SummervilleRB
26 Colin BurkeDB
27 Vince SchmidtDB
28 Andrew FletcherRB
29 Hayden HastDB
30 Chrision RasberryDB
30-O Austin PetermanRB
31 Ryan SinghDB
32 Ryan LehrRB
33 Chris GiehonRB
34 Kevin BeckerTE
35 Cody GokanLB
36 Brandon SpinnerDB
37 Mike PandoK
37-D Robert MacariLB
38 Christopher HowardLB
39 Roberto KellyLB
40 Nick MoffittTE
40-D Nate SaariLB
41 Dale CookRB
42 Grant BushongDL
43 Pat DerbakLB
44 Gabe Ali ElRB
46 Eric HilmerDB
47 Jordan LewisLB
48 Ryan MundyDB
49 Kiernan LindseyDB
49-O Jake HutsonRB
50 Bruce CollinsDL
51 Cole GridleyLB
52 Francis Baker, Jr.LB
53 Mike SekuloskiLB
55 Matt OsborneLB
56 Robert FoyLB
57 Bill BodzianowskiOL
58 Matt BarlowDL
59 J.T. RotroffLB
61 Nate KoenemanOL
62 Cory Van ArnumOL
63 Gavin GrilloOL
64 Ben DuKatzOL
67 Levi MockLB
70 Matt SchrollOL
73 Cody HopkinsOL
74 Ferdinand VelezOL
75 Stuart BarkleyOL
76 Johnathon TaylorOL
77 Nate BlairOL
79 Sean CookOL
80 Andrew RauschTE
81 Tony TaibiWR
82 Kent WarrenTE
83 Mike GertonTE
84 Tanner KuramataWR
85 Andrew ButtsWR
86 Cole AndersonWR
87 Daniel GoldWR
88 Greg WoodP
88-O Alex HentgenWR
89 Sean McCartyWR
90 Matt MallonTE
91 Brett HeberDL
92 Bryce DempseyDL
93 John GiovencoDL
94 Aaron BrandtDL
95 Brian PlachinskiDL
96 Jalen JohnsonDL
97 Nikko CarsonDL
98 Chris SmithK
99 Wesley ManderscheidLS
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler