Marielle Gruenig
Marielle Gruenig
Birth Date: 07/20/1983
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
High School: Gymnasium Oberwil
UC Santa Barbara
2004-05: Earned 2005 First Team All-Big West in singles and doubles...Played No. 1 singles for UCSB, finishing with a 25-3 overall record and a 19-2 dual record...Paired with Charlotte Scatliffe in No. 1 doubles ending with a 10-6 overall record and a 5-5 dual record...Finished with a 5-5 overall and dual record in No. 1 doubles with Chelsea Glynn...2003-04: Earned 2004 All-Big West second team honors in singles and honorable mention in doubles...Finished the 2004 season with a 16-15 overall record, 11-13 in dual matches at No. 1 singles... Paired with Jen Kuhle at No. 1 and 2 doubles where they finished 4-6...2002-03: Played No. 2 singles for UCSB, finishing the season with a 17-7 dual and overall record...Paired with Uzma Khan at No. 1 doubles where they recorded a 19-3 dual and overall record...Earned First Team All-Big West singles and doubles honors. High School
Attended Gymnasium Oberwil. Juniors
Gruenig was ranked as high as fifth in Switzerland in her age group...Also ranked has high has 15th nationally in the open women's rankings...She is a three-time winner of the Championships of Basel, an open tournament, and a two-time junior champion of her region, in both under-16's and under-18's...Coached by Kai Uwe Gerber and Seppli Kacowski of the TC Old Boys Basel in Switzerland. Personal
Born July 20, 1983 in Bern, Switzerland...Parents are Hans-Martin and Maya Gruenig...Is a biochemistry and molecular biology major at UCSB...Has extensive club and international playing experience...Winner of Cal State Fullerton Invitational for 2004 and 2005...A Big West scholar athlete in 2003, 2004, and 2005...Received UCSB's Golden Eagle Award for Academic Excellence in 2005 and has also received Dean's Honors every quarter at UCSB...Favorite teams include FC Basel for soccer and SC Bern for ice hockey...Speaks Swiss German, German, French, and English.