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#22 - Alex Grask
2012-13 Football
POS.
DB
HT.
6-1
WT.
195
YR.
Jr.
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.

2012-13 Football
1 Devan GadsonDB
2 Alan Porter, Jr.DB
3 Eric SlenkWR
4 Tim BennettWR
5 Ryan GorskiQB
6 Jabril BakerRB
7 Dylan SimkinWR
8 Ali ShahineDB
9 Ben LehmanQB
10 Quinn SchaferQB
11 A.J. BradleyDB
12 Steve O'BryantDB
13 Scott StaalQB
14 Andrew CassaraWR
15 Alex HentgenWR
15-S Josh YoungK
16 Keith LarsonDB
16-O Trae HoeskeQB
17 Kevin FergusonDB
18 Fred GladneyWR
19 Eric HoffmanQB
20 Mike PandoK
21 Dylan StormDB
22 Alex GraskDB
23 Ryan SinghDB
24 Patrick DerbakLB
25 Sterling SummervilleRB
26 Colin BurkeLB
27 Carlos HunterLB
28 Dale CookDB
29 Hayden HastDB
30 Max DeliaRB
31 Melvin Graham IIIDB
32 Ryan LehrTE
33 Chris GiehonRB
33-D Alex KozlowskiP/K
34 Emmanuel Bara-HartDB
34-O Branden SlatteryTE
35 Cody GokanLB
36 Tevin JohnsonLB
37 Robert MacariLB
38 Christopher HowardLB
39 Roberto KellyLB
40 Nate SaariLB
41 Cody CottonDB
42 Zach BiharyRB
43 Aaron BrunnerTE
44 Gabe Ali-ElRB
46 Alex GreenLB
47 Jordan LewisLB
48 Ryan MundyLB
49 Jake HutsonRB
50 Bruce CollinsDL
52 Francis Baker, Jr.LB
57 Bill BodzianowskiOL
58 Matt BarlowDL
59 J.T. RotroffLB
60 John GuilfordDL
61 Nate KoenemanOL
62 Tom EhrlichOL
63 Frankie ManninoOL
64 Ben DuKatzOL
65 Colm FlahertyOL
66 Colton SanchezLB
67 Charlie HackettDL
70 Matt SchrollOL
71 Sam ManternachOL
72 Drew WhiteDL
73 Cody HopkinsOL
74 Curtis VacendakDL
75 Stuart BarkleyOL
77 Joe AngerOL
78 Brendan FlahertyOL
79 Sean CookOL
80 Brad SiculaWR
81 Tony TaibiWR
82 Kent WarrenWR
83 Mike GertonTE
84 Tanner KuramataWR
85 Andrew ButtsWR
86 Cole AndersonWR
87 Colin MarcottWR
88 Greg WoodP
89 Austin EtzlerWR
90 Matt MallonTE
92 Bryce DempseyDL
93 John GiovencoDL
95 Nick MoffittDL
96 Ralph LauxLB
97 Austin BrosharDL
98 Nick ScovilleDL
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