10 Lauren Gruber
10 Lauren Gruber
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Bend, Wis.
High School: West Bend East
Position: G

2012-13:  Started all 27 games to earn second letter. Named to the GLIAC all-defensive team. Second on the team with 312 points, averaging 11.6 per game. Second on the team with 975 minutes played, averaging 36.1 per game. Led the team with an 85.7 free throw percentage (84-for-98). Shot 40.4 percent (40-for-99) from the three-point line. Tallied double figures in 18 contests, including a career-high 26 points against Davenport (Nov. 10). Scored 16 points in back-to-back games vs. Findlay (Dec. 8) and at Ohio Dominican (Dec. 16). Made four three-pointers vs. Davenport, Findlay and Ferris State (Feb. 9). Recorded eight rebounds vs. Michigan Tech (Feb. 2) and seven assists at Saginaw Valley (Feb. 14), both for career-highs. Named to GLIAC academic excellence team. Named NMU Student-Athlete Scholar of the Month in December.

2011-12:  Earned first letter after appearing in all 27 games and starting the last five. Tallied 118 points, 68 rebounds, 26 steals and 21 assists. Second on the team in three-point percentage (45.5), making 22-of-28. Scored a season-high 19 points vs. Northwood (Feb. 23) on 5-of-6 shooting, including 3-of-4 from deep and 6-of-6 from the free throw line. Scored 13 points vs. Saginaw Valley (Feb. 25). Tallied seven rebounds vs. Marian (Nov. 25) and four assists vs. Urbana (Nov. 19).

High School:  A 2011 graduate of West Best East High School. Lettered three times under father Donald Gruber. First team all-conference. All-state honorable mention. Daily News player of the year for two years. All-area first team selection for three years. Also lettered four times in soccer.

Personal:  Likes riding horses, drawing, being active and participating in all sports. Majoring in public relations. Daughter of Donald and Bonnie Gruber. Father played basketball at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Moraine Park Technical College. Born on May 5, 1993.