31 - Mike Groselle
Mike Groselle
Height: 6-8
Weight: 238
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plano, Texas
High School: Plano West HS
Position: Center

SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Emerged as a solid post presence in Chuck Driesell’s offense, leading The Citadel in defensive (74) and total rebounds (198) … reached double figures in scoring on 23 separate occasion, totaling second-most points on the team (358) … tied Craig Burgess’ 1986-87 mark for third-most double-double (points-rebounds) performances in program history, notching eight over the course of the 2010-11 season … enters the 2011-12 season with a streak of six consecutive games scoring double figure in points dating back to a 15-point outing against Savannah State (2/14) … converted 149-for-248 (60.1%) field goal attempts to move himself into eighth place among The Citadel’s best single-season field goal percentage leaders … by virtue of hitting 161-for-266 (60.5%) field goal attempts, Groselle became the Bulldogs career field goal percentage leader … made his first career start at Colorado (12/17), combining a career-high and team-high in points (22) on 9-for-12 shooting in 28 minutes of action … had back-to-back double-doubles against Clemson (1/02, 14 points,10 rebounds) and Wofford (19 points, 16 rebounds) to open the month of January … Groselle went on to record five additional double-doubles against Southern Conference competition (Furman, 2/03, 15 points, 10 rebounds; College of Charleston, 2/17, 10 points,10 rebounds; Georgia Southern, 2/19, 17 points,10 rebounds; Western Carolina, 2/24, 15 points,11 rebounds; Elon, 3/04, 12 points,12 rebounds) … Groselle’s performances against College of Charleston (2/17) and Georgia Southern (2/19) garnered him SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week honors for Feb. 16-23 … finished with a 12.8 point per game average (230 points) against SoCon competition … capped off the season rated second highest in field goal percentage (60.1%) among SoCon shooters behind Wofford’s Noah Dahlman (61.2%).

FRESHMAN (2009-10): Perfect 4-for-4 from the field and 6-for-6 from the free throw line led to 14 points in 13 minutes in a win over Maryland Eastern Shore (11/22) ... had five rebounds in back-to-back contests against No. 8 West Virginia (11/24) and UVA-Wise (11/28) ... played sparingly during the Southern Conference portion of the season after suffering an ankle injury, limited to 78 minutes of action ... playing in front of friends and family in his home state of Texas, grabbed a pair of rebounds in 11 minutes against Texas A&M (12/19) and Houston (12/21).

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished with a 13.8 point per game average during his career at Plano West HS … named Most Valuable Player during the course of two in-season tournaments and a district tournament … under head coach Anthony Morgan, received team MVP award.

PERSONAL: Full name Michael Robert Groselle … son of Toni and Bob Groselle born on Dec. 28, 1990 in Dallas, Texas … major is civil engineering.

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