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2009 Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team
2008 All-Big Ten Freshman Team (unanimous selection)
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (11/3/08)
NSCAA National Defensive Player of the Week (11/4/08)
Soccer America Team of the Week (11/4/08)
2009 (Sophomore): Named to Big Ten Tournament All-Tournament Team...One of three players to start all 22 games...Suffered groin/hip injury versus Old Dominion (9/18), leaving the game in the 28th minute...Started James Madison (9/20) match but lasted only one half after re-aggravating injury...Notched three consecutive shutouts in wins over Michigan (9/27), Penn (9/30), and Michigan State (10/4), holding opponents scoreless for a stretch of 357:35... Registered a career-high seven saves in 1-1 tie with Northwestern (10/11)...Named to the Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team...Recorded a Big Ten-best nine shutouts, tying for the third-most in a single season in Penn State history...In 1953:53 in goal, totaled 69 saves and compiled a 0.83 goals against average (No. 3 in the Big Ten) and .793 save percentage...His 0.99 career goals against average ranks fourth all-time in the Penn State record book.
2008 (Freshman): Unanimously selected to the 2008 Big Ten All-Freshman Team...Started six games, including the final four of the season...Registered a career-high six saves against No. 2 Akron's high-powered offense, which had scored 31 goals during a 10-game unbeaten streak, in a 1-1 tie with the Zips (10/29)...Recorded first career shutout in 1-0 victory over No. 17 Indiana (11/1)...Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week, to Soccer America's Team of the Week, and NSCAA National Defensive Player of the Week in honor of his performances versus Akron and Indiana...In 573:19 in goal, totaled 20 saves and compiled a 1.57 GAA and a .667 save percentage.
2007 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School/Club/ODP: 2006 First Team NSCAA All-Region and All-State (N.Y.) selection while playing at Saratoga Springs H.S....Section II Class AA Goalkeeper of the Year, 2004-06...Section II Class AA All-Star 2004-06...Suburban Council Conference MVP (2006)...2006 Eastern New York U-18 State Cup Champion with New York Kosmos club team...ODP Regional I Team (2006)...New York North ODP (2004, 2006)...U-18 U.S. National Team member (2006-07).
Background: Born Warren Michael Gross on July 1, 1989...Son of Stephen Gross and Jean Hoins...Has two brothers, Alex and Ryan...Pursuing a degree in Communications.