CAREER: After two seasons as the starting libero, ranks third all-time at Pepperdine with 2.04 digs per game ... Has played in all 55 matches and all 211 games the past two years.
PEPPERDINE 2009: As a junior, led the team and ranked 10th in the MPSF with 2.21 digs per game ... Appeared in all 104 games in 27 matches ... Had 10 or more digs nine times and five or more digs 24 times ... Had a season-high 14 digs at Cal State Northridge (4/1) ... Also had 12 digs on four occasions ... Averaged 2.15 digs in the MPSF Tournament, with 10 in the semifinals vs. Cal State Northridge (4/30) ... Awarded the first kill of his career vs. Long Beach State in the MPSF quarterfinals (4/25) ... Had a serve reception percentage of 95.5%.
PEPPERDINE 2008: Won the starting libero job as a sophomore, his first year at Pepperdine ... Averaged 1.88 digs ... Played in all 107 games in 28 matches ... Recorded 10 or more digs six times and five or more digs 22 times ... Had a season-high 14 digs at Stanford (1/19) ... Averaged 2.50 digs at the MPSF Tournament (with 12 digs vs. BYU on 4/26 and 11 digs at UCLA on 4/19) and 1.57 digs at the NCAA Championships ... Added 13 digs vs. Pacific (3/29) and 11 digs at UCLA (2/9) and vs. USC (4/5) ... Had a success rate of 96.7% on serve receptions.
IRVINE VALLEY 2007: Played at Irvine Valley College, located in Irvine, Calif., in 2006-07 ... School won the state junior college title and had a record of 17-2 ... Earned All-Pacific Coast Conference first team honors ... Averaged 2.54 digs and was second on the team with 28 aces.
CLUB: Played with Balboa Bay 17 Quiksilver ... Won a silver medal at Junior Olympics.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Newport Harbor High School in Newport Beach, Calif., in 2006 ... Earned All-CIF third team, all-county second team and All-Sea View League first team honors as a senior ... Team won league and county titles ... Played two years on the varsity.
PERSONAL: Born in Denver, Colo. ... Son of Mike and Peggy Grubbs ... Has two siblings, Megean and Boyd ... Majoring in business administration ... Chose Pepperdine because of "the volleyball, academics, friends, campus and coaching."
FAVORITES: Enjoys playing Guitar Hero ... Favorite pro volleyball player is Pepperdine alum Jonathan Winder ... Favorite pro sports team is the Denver Broncos ... Favorite book is The Book of Job ... Favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption ... Favorite TV shows are Californication and Entourage ... Favorite musical artist is the Red Hot Chili Peppers ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is ping-pong.