Personal Bests (as of June 2017):
All-BIG EAST Indoor- 3,200 relay & Outdoor-4x800 relay
Indoor (Fr.): Cracked the top-five at the Jack Johnson Invitational in the 800-meter race when he finished at the 1:57.58 mark ... Came in sixth place at the John Tierney Classic in the 600-meter as he clocked a 1:24.27 time ... Claimed bronze at the BIG EAST Championship in the 4x800 relay with a time of 7:36.35.
Outdoor (Fr.): Claimed silver at the Marquette Duals in the 800 for a time of 1:54.51 ... Placed in the top-15 six times during the season ... Placed second at the BIG EAST Championship with his 4x800 relay team as they finished in 7:43.36.
Cross Country (Fr.): Competed in four meet for Marquette ... Placed 20th at the Fremont Hill and Bale (27:13.6) and UW-Parkside Midwest Open (27:13.6).
Prior to Marquette: Lettered in track and cross country at Neenah High School … Served as team captain for both cross country and track during his senior season … Was named MVP (distance) after both his junior and senior campaigns … Led cross country team to a conference championship as a senior.
Personal: Gross was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. and is the son of Barry Gross and Merrilee Gross … Has three siblings, Abby, Julia and Christopher … Plans to study entrepreneurship.