Graven, a Louisville native and junior at Bellarmine College, hit .313 and put up a .402 OBP in 57 games for the Knights in 2010. Graven also went 4-4 with a 2.86 ERA in 13 games on the mound. In 2009, Graven led Bellarmine in average, runs, doubles, walks, and OPS to earn All-Midwest Region honors. A Business Administration major, Graven once homered four times in a game against St. Joseph's College in April 2009. He played his high school ball at Trinity HS, hitting .445 with a 1.09 ERA on the mound as a senior.