Ryan Gross
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Davis, Calif.

High School:
Davis HS '12

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
MF

Major:
Communication

2013: Started all 21 matches for the second straight season... Finished tied for third on the team in scoring with seven points and fourth on the team in goals with two... Netted his first goal of the season from the penalty spot at Saint Mary's on Sept. 12 to beat the Gaels by the score of 1-0... Added a second penalty kick goal at nationally ranked New Mexico on Sept. 27 to help UC Davis to a 2-1 upset of the Lobos... also assisted on goals against UC Irvine (Oct. 4), UC Riverside (Oct. 13), and Cal Poly (Nov. 6)... Took 30 shots on the season to finish third on the team, including a season-high four strikes at Oregon State on Sept. 1 in Corvallis... One of four Aggies to finish in double digits in shots on goal (10)... Finished with double-digit shots 11 times... His 1,738 minutes were second to only Alex Henry among UC Davis players... Big West Conference All-Academic Team selection.

2012:Started all 21 games for the Aggies in his rookie campaign... Scored two goals and tallied three assists for seven total points, the fourth most on the roster... Took 11 shots and placed five on goal... Scored both of his goals in a 2-1 win against No. 23 ranked Tulsa on Sept. 14 at the SMU Tournament... Posted his first career goal in the 18th minute off a corner kick and scored again in the 59th minute, unassisted, on a free kick from 20 yards out... Assisted on goals against Denver on Sept. 2, UCF on Sept. 9 and UC Irvine on Sept. 30... Played 1,938 minutes, the second most on the team... Played 90+ minutes in 18 games, including 11 straight to end the season.

DAVIS HS '12: Led the Blue Devils to their first CIF Sac-Joaquin Section championship since 2007 after defeating Jesuit HS in penalty kicks and was named Offensive Player of the Year... Earned the Delta Valley Conference's Most Valuable Player award after leading Davis HS to a 9-1 league record and a No. 24 national ranking from ESPN Rise... One of just 37 players in the nation selected to compete in the first-ever High School All-American Soccer Game in Birmingham, Ala., during the weekend of the 2011 NCAA Div. I College Cup... Selected to Sacramento All-City team and was selected as his team's MVP as well as the Davis High School Athlete of the Year... Served as team captain for Davis Legacy.

PERSONAL: Parents are Douglas and Dana Gross... Mother Dana is a 1983 graduate of UC Davis... One of five children, including older sisters Caitlin and Stephanie - who are recent UC Davis graduates - and younger brothers Ethan and Michael.

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year GP-GS Minutes G A P Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-A
2012 21-21 1938 2 3 7 11 .182 5 .455 1 0-0
2013 21-21 1738 2 3 7 30 .067 10 .333 1 2-2
Career 42-42 3676 4 6 14 41 .098 15 .366 2 2-2