2011 Season: Durable defender who started all 16 games as a freshman for the Tigers ... scored first career goal in season finale against Georgia State ...scored three points in his first season with the team ... added an assist against Old Dominion, the first of his career ... took two shots in the season opener against New Mexico.
Background: Member of the German National Youth team ... served as team captain for 1. FC Nuremberg ... also played in National Germany Youth Championship.
Personal: Lists his family as the people he admires the most ... enjoys reading and spending time with friends ... favorite professional team is 1. FC Nuernberg ... favorite actors are Pierce Brosnan and Tom Hanks ... likes to listen to music by Arctic Monkeys ... most memorable experience was winning German championship with a Bavarian All-Star team ... has one brother and one sister ... father attended University of Nurenberg ... son of Norbert and Dagmar Grundei ... born on June 27, 1991 in Tuebingen, Germany ... major is Economics.