Villanova Career: Talented young player who won a spot on the team as a freshman ... Returns this season and will compete for playing time in the regular weekend lineup ... Has a bright future ... Compiled an 80.20 stroke average in 10 rounds in 2006-07 ... His top mark was a 5-over-par 77 in the final round of the BIG EAST/MAC Challenge to end the fall season.
Scranton Preparatory: Three-year golf letterwinner ... Three-time Lackawanna League All-Star and two-time all-region selection ... 2005 Lackawanna League Player of the Year ... Had one first-place finish and one second-place showing in PJGT events in 2004, including a low round of 68 ... Named the 2005 PIAA Scholastic Student-Athlete of the Year ... Gold medalist in Mathematics and silver medalist in Latin at his school.
Personal: Born 2/8/88 in Abington, Pa. ... Older of two sons of James and Richell Gross ... Has a younger brother, Rick (17) ... Undecided on college major.