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#30 Bill Groben
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Chester, Va.
High School: Thomas Dale
Club: Richmond Strikers Academy
Major: Hospitality Management
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● JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete

High school and club:
All-State Honorable Mention as a senior
● All-Central Region First Team as senior and Honorable Mention as a junior
● All-Central District First Team as a junior and senior
Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro First Team as a senior and Honorable Mention as a junior
● 59 career shutouts
● Never allowed more than two goals in a game while at Thomas Dale
● Team MVP as a senior
● The Knights were group AAA state semifinalists 2008, Central Region champions 2008, region semifinalists 2007, Central District regular-season champions 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and district tournament champions 2007, 2008, 2009
● Thomas Dale set a state record of 67 consecutive wins in 2007
● US Club Soccer id2 Camp 2010
● National Super Y pool 2007
● Played with Richmond Strikers Academy 2007-10 and Chesterfield United 1996-2006
● Quill and Scroll International Honor Society

● William Groben
● Hospitality management major with a minor in business
● His great-uncle, Nick McKay, played minor-league baseball with Phil Niekro Sr. in Bluefield, W.Va.  McKay taught Niekro Sr. the knuckleball, which he later passed along to his son, Phil Jr., now a Hall of Famer
● His cousin, Albert Schoterman, was a 1972 Munich Olympian in the hammer throw and a four-time NCAA champion and former NCAA record-holder in the hammer at Kent State