15 - Liz Gruber
Liz Gruber
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
High School: Notre Dame Academy
Position: G
2007-08: Appeared in 19 games her junior season...Averaged 1.8 points in 7.6 minutes per game...Finished the season with 35 points scores, 13 rebounds, 16 assists and 11 steals...Shot 72.7% (8-11) at the free throw line...Scored a season-high eight points with five assists and three rebounds in a win at Central Connecticut (12/10/07)...Her five assists against the Blue Devils tied her career-high...Tied her career-high with four steals against Saint Francis-PA (2/16/08)...Added six points, four assists and four rebounds to her totals against the Red Flash. 2006-07: Played in 30 games her sophomore season, earing a pair of starting assignments...Averaged 2.7 points in 10.6 minutes player per game...Handed out 30 assists with 13 steals while backing up both guard positions...Shot 32.4% (11-34) from behind the three-point line...Scored a season-high 12 points hitting five of eight from the field with a pair of three's in a win at Robert Morris (1/22/07)...Scored 10 points with an assist and a steal at Mount St. Mary's (1/3/07)...Scored seven points, grabbed four rebounds, passed out three assists and had a pair of steals in a win at Binghamton (11/14/06). 2005-06: Gruber gave the Pioneers an offensive spark of the bench throughout her freshman campaign...She played in 28 games and averaged 12.0 minutes on the season...She tallied 4.7 points per game and collected 34 assists and 12 steals on the year...Gruber shot 45.5% (50-110) from the field during the year including a pair of perfect shooting nights...She buried all seven of her shots including three treys in an 82-54 win over Saint Peter's (1/2/06) for a season-high 17 points...She matched her three triples and hit five-of-five as the Pioneers posted an 89-52 win at St. Francis-PA (12/10/05) for 13 points...Against Mount St. Mary's (1/16/06) she tallied 10 points and passed out three assists with three rebounds...She handed out five assists, a season-high mark, in a home win over Wagner (1/7/06). Prior to SHU: A graduate of Notre Dame Academy where she lettered in three sports...A four-year member of the varsity basketball team for coaches Maureen and John Hannafin...Averaged 15.0 points per game over her career, finishing as the school's 2nd all-time leading scorer...Named her team's Most Valuable Player her sophomore through senior seasons...Named NY Newsday All-Staten Island First Team her junior and senior years...Honorable Mention NY Newsday All-City Team...Staten Island Advance All-Star as a junior and senior...Also a standout on the softball, cross country and volleyball teams...A National Honor Society student...Member of her school's Sports Council...Recipient of the St. John's University Award for Excellence in Math and Chemistry...Named a Who's Who in American High Schools. Personal: Elizabeth Gruber Born: 7/5/87 Parents: Judith and Charles Gruber Major: Human Movement. Favorite Team: New York Yankees. Favorite Professional Athletes: Derek Jeter and Vince Carter. Favorite Book: It's Not About the Bike - Lance Armstrong. Favorite Movies: Love & Basketball and The Notebook. Favorite TV Show: Friends. Favorite Food: French Fries.