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#15 - Amy Groesbeck
2009-10 Volleyball
POS.
RS
HT.
6'2"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Wheaton, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
North
Amy Groesbeck

2010: Played in 82 sets over 31 matches as a junior for the Crusaders ... finished fourth on the squad in blocks (0.45/set) ... also averaged 1.76 kills/set as well ... posted three blocks and six kills on .357 hitting Sept. 10 in win over Presbyterian ... recorded at least three blocks in four consecutive matches Sept. 17-25, highlighted by five rejections against Butler Sept. 18 ... picked up four blocks apiece vs. Wright State (Sept. 17) and at UIC (Sept. 24) ... also had stretch of four straight matches with double-digit kills Sept. 18-Oct. 1 ... tallied 10 kills apiece against the Bulldogs and Flames, as well as Sept. 25 against IUPUI (on .360 hitting) ... set season high with 11 kills at Milwaukee Oct. 1 ... matched season-high output with five blocks at Wright State Oct. 16 ... converted seven kills without an attack error, hitting .350, Oct. 23 against UIC ... played all six rotations Nov. 9 at Chicago State and has a stellar all-around match ... set a new career best with four service aces against the Cougars ... also set a season high with seven digs ... offensively against CSU, registered seven kills on 12 swings, good for a .583 hitting percentage ... earned spot on the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters.

2009: Saw action in 100 sets over 31 matches during sophomore campaign ... finished third on the team in blocks/set (0.36) ... matched kill total from freshman year in first match of the season, recording nine terminations Aug. 28 vs. Colorado ... registered double figures in the kills department six times ... reached the double-figure plateau for the first time Sept. 4 vs. Texas A&M-CC with 12 kills before surpassing it the next day with 14 kills against South Dakota ... ended Drake Invitational with a career-best six block effort vs. Centenary ... earned All-Tournament Team honors the next weekend at the Saluki Invitational, hitting .371 with 3.00 kills/set over the three matches ... registered 12 kills on .500 hitting in sweep of Murray State to open tournament ... closed tournament play with 13 kills on .423 hitting against host Southern Illinois ... helped propel Crusaders to victory in league opener Sept. 18 at Youngstown State, recording career-best 19 kills on .455 hitting ... picked up first career double-double Sept. 19 at Pittsburgh with 10 kills and 10 digs ... earned spot on the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008: Appeared in eight sets over five matches as a freshman for the Crusaders … registered first career kill at Indiana Sept. 5 … picked up a kill at Milwaukee Sept. 27 … tallied a pair of terminations in sweep of IUPUI Oct. 21 … recorded season-high four kills in win at Chicago State Nov. 14 … closed out regular season with a kill on the final point of a sweep of Wright State Nov. 15.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Falcons ... earned All-Conference honors as a senior ... helped guide Wheaton North to a regional championship berth in 2007 ... named to three All-Tournament squads during senior campaign ... served as team captain ... received honorable mention All-Conference accolades as a junior ... an Academic All-Conference honoree ... played club volleyball for Sports Performance ... helped club to fifth-place national finish in 2006 and ninth-place national finish in 2007 ... Sports Performance also finished third at AAU's in 2007.

Personal: Amy is the daughter of Roy and Andrea Groesbeck ... majors are Spanish and history ... has received Presidential academic honors during her time at Valpo ... born Feb. 2, 1990.

W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay