The Friars comeback bid fell just short as Marquette held on to claim the BIG EAST Championship.
2013: Started all 22 games for the Friars ... Led the team in goals (5), assists (4), points (14), shots on goal (23) and tied for the most game-winning goals (2) ... Scored his first two goals for the Friars, including the game winner in his collegiate debut as Providence defeated Quinnipiac, 3-2, on Aug. 30 ... Earned BIG EAST Rookie of the Week Honors on Sept. 2 ... Registered a goal in the team's 3-1 win against Harvard on Sept. 12 ... Scored a goal in the team's 3-1 win against Seton Hall on Sept. 28 ... Was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Sept. 30... Named to both the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team (11/14) and the All-BIG EAST Second Team (11/14).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played one season at TSV Neustadt/Aisch where he scored three goals and had 12 assists ... Prior to TSV, he played one season for FC Eintracht Bamberg, where he scored one goal and recorded 10 assists ... He also played two seasons for SG Quelle Furth and seven seasons for SpVgg Greuther Furth.
PERSONAL: Son of Barbara and Holger Gressel ... Has two younger brothers, Tobias and Valentin ... Interests and hobbies include golf and basketball ... Favorite athletes are Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lionel Messi ... Favorite team is FC Bayern Munich ... Management major.