Was a four-year letterwinner at shortstop for head coach Mark Purvis...Guided MJHS to a 133-43 mark in his four-year prep career...Helped the Golden Bears to two Region 5 championship, four District crowns and three sectional titles...Batted over .400, with 114 RBI and 14 home runs in high school...Hit .422 with eight jacks and 55 RBI to lead Mt. Juliet to a 37-9 finish and a State Final 4 appearance...Named a Tennessee State Writer's Association (TSWA) and Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TBCA) All-State performer in 2010...Selected as a 2010 All-Midstate player by The Tennessean...Hit .385 with 34 runs scored, 31 RBI and five home runs on his way to garnering 2009 9AAA All-District team honors for the second-straight year...Named to the 9AAA All-Tournament team and hauled in 2009 Third Team All-Mid-State accolades after guiding MJHS to its third-straight District Championship in 2009...Helped Mt. Juliet to a 31-13 record and finished as the Tennessee State Runner-Up...A two-time TBCA Junior Sunbelt Team Tennessee member...Selected to the 2008 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TBCA) Super Sophomore Team after hitting .398 with a homer and 28 RBI...Named the Nashville Old Timers Baseball Association Most Valuable Player in 2007...Was a two-year member of the Kansas City Royals Scout Team...Also excelled on the hardwood as a three-year letterman...Was a two-year starter at point guard...Earned 9AAA All-District honors and helped guided the Golden Bears a 9AAA District Runner-Up finish in 2009.
Full name is Ethan Rollins Gross...Son of Richard and Teresa Gross...Graduated in top-10 percent of his class at Mt. Juliet High School...Undecided on a major.