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Grant Silvester

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Position
6'0''
Height
168 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Sacramento, Calif.
Hometown
Rio Americano
High School

2014
· Played in one match, starting UVa’s match against Davidson (9/24)
· Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for fourth straight year

2013
Played in one game (Pitt)

2012
Played in four games (Duke, Mount St. Mary’s, Wake Forest, North Carolina)
Scored UVa’s second PK goal in shootout at Wake Forest (11/6), missed against North Carolina (11/9)

2011
Played in eight games, starting seven at defender
Played full 90 minutes for first time against Wisconsin (Sept. 4)

HIGH SCHOOL
Competed at Under-18 National Team training camp in 2010 and 2011
Was member of US Soccer Development Academy Western Conference Starting XI in 2010 and 2011 and 2010 Development Academy Select Team
For the California Development Academy, he was the team captain and a member of the Cal North Olympic Development Program (ODP) team for three years
While at Rio Americano High School, he was team captain and selected MVP
Finished 2010 season with 24 goals and 16 assists en route to earning Capital Athletic League’s Most Valuable Offensive Player award
Led team to 2008, 2009 and 2010 Capital Athletic League championships
Named team defensive MVP as junior
Earned Jack Scott Athletic Award
Scholar-athlete all four years
Served as Rio Americano’s football kicker in 2011; scored 41 points and recorded pair of tackles
Played golf in 2008 and was JV Team MVP
Member of National Honor Society

PERSONAL
Parents are Kent and Michelle Silvester
Has one sister, Paige