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Alex Grunenwald
Alex  Grunenwald

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Merrill, Wis.

High School:
Merrill Senior HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
INF

Experience:
HS

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2009: Redshirt season.

High School: Lettered three years under coach Brian Artac at Merrill Senior High School...Named first team all-conference, second-team all-district and academic all-state as a junior...Finished his junior season at .400/.465/.600 with two home runs and 25 RBIs in just 20 games...Member of Merrill's conference championship team that fell one game short of the Wisconsin State Tournament...Named first team all-conference, first team all-district and second team all-state as a senior...Played four years of baseball for Legion Post 46...Won the American Legion district and state championship and was named MVP of the tournament in 2007...Went .487/.545/.855 at the plate with six home runs and 26 RBIs in 2007...Led his legion team in hitting and was named to the all-tournament team in 2008...Played four years of football at Merrill HS...In three years as the team's starting quarterback, he passed for 3,446 yards and 37 TDs...Also was the punter and kicker...Played two years of basketball as a forward...Chose Tech baseball over playing football for North Carolina, Harvard, Princeton, Northwestern and Wisconsin.

Personal: Full name is Alex Floyd Grunenwald...Son of Bob and Janet Grunenwald...Has three brothers, Nick, Chris and Tyrus...Brother, Nick is a senior on the baseball team...Chris is a graduate of Southern Cal, where he played rugby...Nick, Alex and Chris are all Eagle Scouts...High school GPA was 3.75...Majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry...Born Sept. 14, 1989, in Merrill, Wis.

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