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#15 - Amy Groesbeck
2011-12 Volleyball
POS.
RS
HT.
6'1"
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Winfield, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Wheaton 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 IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 6 4th/12 (311)
W Tennis Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 6 Milwaukee 7
Softball Detroit 0 VU Softball Field
Apr 6 Valpo 8
Baseball Wright State 4 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 6 Valpo 2
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
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
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
M Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M 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