Gruber's Career Honors:
2009 & 2008 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
Javelin -- 200' (60.95m)
Junior Season (2008-09):
IC4A qualifier and Navy's third-ranked javelin thrower
Recorded career-best 200-foot toss at Point Loma Invite
Placed fifth at Patriot League Championship with distance of 199'5"
Took third in the javelin against Army (194'3")
Finished 22nd at IC4A Championships
Sophomore Season (2007-08):
Earned fourth-place points in javelin at the Patriot League Championship
Recorded season-best and IC4A-qualifying distance of 190'3" at Penn Invite
Landed in 24th at the IC4A meet by virtue of a 183'9" mark.
Freshman Season (2006-07):
Produced season-best toss (190'5") in the Star Meet against Army.
A 2006 graduate of Grove City Area High School in Grove City, Pa.
Earned three letters in track and football
State runner-up, second-team all-region and county champion javelin thrower as a senior
Born Aug. 22, 1988, in Kittanniny, Pa.
Son of Paula and Jon Gruber
Cousins Alan Kraft '72, Peter Rowell '96 and Jennifer Hogan '97 graduated are all Academy grads
Majoring in ocean engineering
Ranks 28th among his 1,064 classmates with a 3.93 GPA
One of 13 Bowman Scholars for 2009-10 academic year
In Overall Order of Merit, he is ranked 41st in the 2010 Class
Appeared on Commandant's List five times, the Superintendent's list three times and to the Dean's List twice