Former Player & Coach Grant

Posted by roger cann on Mar 11 2007 at 05:00PM PDT

Years on National Team:
2000 USA Under-16 Team
2001 USA Under-18 Team
2002 USA Under-19 Team
2003 USA Under-20 Team
2004 USA Under-21 Team
2005 USA Under-21 Team

High School:
Lehighton Area '02

Duke University '06

Playing Career:

Early Career
Began playing field hockey at age 13...."it started in 7th grade at my school, so I just gave it a try".... Participated in U.S. Field Hockey's Futures Program...Competed in the AAU Junior Olympic Games (1999, 2000)...2000 and 2001 NFHCA High School All-America second team...Set scoring records at Lehighton Area for goals in a career (87), season (50) and game (6).

Collegiate Career
2002 - ACC Rookie of the Year...ACC All-Tournament Team...Scored 11 goals and led the Blue Devils with 11 assists...2003 - NFHCA Second Team All-America...First Team All-South Region...ACC and NCAA All-Tournament Teams...NCAA Runner-Up with Duke Blue Devils...Scored 23 goals...2004 - NCAA Runner-Up...Scored 21 goals

International Career
2000 - U.S. Under-16 Team...International Easter Tournament, Valkenswaard, NED (3rd)...2001 - U.S. Under-18 Team...Second place at California Cup...Montreal Cup champions...Led US team in scoring at the Montreal Cup with 5 goals, including
three goals in the USA's penalty stroke win over Canada's GOA Reds in
the championship game... 2002 - Named to U.S. Under-19 team...Third place California Cup...2003 Named to the U.S. Under-20 team...2003 John F. Kennedy Memorial Tournament (Virginia Beach) Champion...2004 - Named to USA Under-21 Team

Major International Competitions:

Year Tournament Site Position
2005 Pan American Junior Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico 2nd
2003 U20-JFK Memorial Tournament Virginia Beach, Va. 1st
2000 U19- Montreal Cup Montreal, Canada 1st
2000 U19- California Cup Moorpark, Calif. 2nd


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