Tel-Aviv, Israel / Ironi A HS
At Delaware: Four-year player • will push for serious time on defense as Delaware defends their Colonial Athletic Association championship • has played in 27 career games with 21 starts at Delaware.
2011 Season: Helped the men’s soccer team enjoy its finest season in school history, going 13-6-4, capturing the CAA Tournament title, and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for head coach Ian Hennessy.
2010 Season: Played in four games, making two starts before suffering a leg injury at Rutgers (Sept. 10) • Delaware went 2-1-1 in games he appeared, holding opponents to just one goal in each of the victories of 3-1 over Canisius (Sept. 3) and 2-1 against Drexel (Oct. 13) • team went 6-9-3 and made first post-season tournament appearance in 14 years.
2009 Season: Started each of the 17 games in which he played • recorded four shots, three of which were on goal • helped the Blue Hens post four shutouts on the season • team went 7-12, improving four games from the previous season.
High School: Played defender at Ironi A High School.
Personal: Eyal Gruber ("ee al" "groober") • son of Igal and Kamila Gruber • born Feb. 17, 1988 • history major at Delaware • has two older siblings, brother Yuvel and sister Gal • served three years in the Israeli Air Force • cites his father as having the biggest influence on his soccer career.
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