#15 Amy Groesbeck
|HIGH SCHOOL||Wheaton North|
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.