14 Brayden Gruenewald
14 Brayden Gruenewald
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Southlake, TX
High School: Carroll HS
Experience: HS

2019 (Junior)

Earned Second-Team All-Conference honors after pairing with Vanessa Roscoe ... went 16-12 from primarily the No. 5 spot ... the duo was the only Cal Poly pair to play at least one match from all five spots in the lineup ... also went 4-0 at the Big West Tournament which included the biggest win by any Mustang pair in the championship match against Hawai'i ... with the match tied 2-2, Gruenewald and Roscoe clinched the first title for Cal Poly after a 21-19 win in the third set

2018 (Sophomore)

Combined to go 5-4 with three different partners (Dora Beilin, Adlee Van Winden, Jamie Stivers)

2017 (Freshman)
Compiled an overall 13-18 record, while going 5-7 in conference play ... went 7-9 and 4-3 at the No. 5 position with Taylor Gruenewald and Dora Beilin, respectively, 0-2 at the No. 4 position with Savannah Niemen and 2-4 at the No. 3 position with Raeann Greisen ... beat opponents from ranked teams including, No. 3 UCLA, No. 7 Georgia State and No. 12 Florida International. 

Carroll HS (Southlake, TX)
Led team to District Champions and 6A Regional Quarterfinals... Carroll HS Volleyball Academic All District 2012-2015... Carroll HS 7-6A First Team All District, NVL Rizing Beach Star and Carroll HS Defensive Player of the Year in 2015... top 10 finish at AAU Nationals, AAU JOs and BVCA in 2016

Personal
Born in Aurora, Colo. ... daughter of Trevor and Rhonda Gruenewald... Trevor played baseball at Purdue University (1985-1987)... has two sisters, Taylor and Payton and one brother, Mitchell ... Taylor was on the indoor and beach volleyball teams from 2013-2017 ... Payton plays soccer for Mississippi State and Mitchell plays lacrosse at the Air Force Academy ... majoring in Liberal Studies with a career ambition to be an elementary school teacher