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16   Grant Valenstein
Grant Valenstein

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Laguna Hills, Calif.

High School:
Laguna Hills

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
Defender


09/04/2014

Men's Soccer to Host Appalachian State Friday in Home Opener

Navy seeking its first win of the season.

09/01/2014

No. 25 Navy Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime at Denver

Denver's Eric Kronenberg scores in overtime for the Pioneers.

08/30/2014

Navy and Air Force Tie in Men's Soccer Season Opener

Mids will next play at Denver on Sunday evening.

08/28/2014

No. 25 Men's Soccer to Open Season at Air Force, Denver This Weekend

Navy to play at Air Force on Friday and at Denver on Sunday.

11/24/2013

Mids Fall to Wake Forest, 2-1, in the NCAA Second Round

Record-setting season comes to a close in the NCAA Tournament.

09/17/2012

Navy's highlights from its 5-0 win over Richmond.

The Navy men's soccer team defeated Richmond, 5-0, on Sept. 15, 2012.

11/26/2013

Navy-Wake Forest Nov. 24, 2013 NCAA

Photo gallery of Navy's 2-1 loss to Wake Forest in the 2013 NCAA Second Round.

11/21/2013

Navy vs. Holy Cross PL Championship

Photo gallery of Navy's 2-0 win over Holy Cross in the 2013 Patriot League Championship.

11/14/2013

Army-Navy Soccer

Photo gallery of the Army-Navy Cup II at PPL Park.

11/04/2013

Navy vs. Lehigh (Oct. 30)

Photos from the Navy-Lehigh men's soccer game.

09/04/2013

Navy at Appalachian State

Photo gallery of the Navy at Appalachian State match from September 1

2013 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics

ACCOLADES WON:
• 2012 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2013 - JUNIOR: Saw action in all 22 games at the forward position and made 15 starts ... scored seven points on two goals and three assists ...started 14-straight games from the UMBC game on Sept. 17 to the Bucknell game in the Patriot League Semifinals on Nov. 15 ... had three points in Navy's 2-0 win over Virginia Tech on Sept. 24 ... assisted on Jamie Dubyoski's goal in the 10th minute and then scored his own goal in the 53rd minute ... scored in the 14th minute of Navy's 3-1 win over NJIT on Oct. 22 ... assisted on Geoff Fries' goal in the 76th minute of Navy's 3-0 win over VCU in the NCAA First Round (Nov. 21) ... assisted on Dubyoski's goal in Navy's 2-1 loss at No. 14 Wake Forest in the NCAA Second Round (Nov. 24).

2012 - SOPHOMORE: Valenstein came into his own as a sophomore, ranking tied for fourth on the team in scoring with 10 points (3 g, 4 a) while playing in all 17 games with five starts ... netted goals in back-to-back games against Delaware and Richmond ... then scored in four of the last six games of the season ... dished out assists against UMBC and American and added three points (1 g, 1 a) in a 3-0 win over Longwood ... added an assist in the final game of the season against Colgate ... had an outstanding spring season and will be counted on more during the next two years at Navy.

2011 - FRESHMAN: Valenstein appeared in 16 games, missing three games (Longwood, Army and Bucknell) with an injury ... tallied two points on one goal on the season ... netted his first career goal in the 3-0 blanking of Howard ... recorded five shots on the season coming against St. Francis, N.Y., Delaware, Lehigh, Howard and Holy Cross ... played a season-high 56 minutes against Fairleigh Dickinson in the second game of the season.

PERSONAL: An outstanding athlete, Valenstein was a four-year letterwinner in soccer at Laguna Hills High School, graduating in 2011 ... also lettered twice in football and baseball ... was a three-time first-team all-league selection and was all-CIF as a junior ... was third-team all-county and team captain as a senior ... talled 16 goals and eight assists for 40 points as a senior ... led team to a 13-5-3 record ... tallied seven points (3 g, 1 a) in a win over Beckman High School ... played on the Tustin United club team ... was a junior class commissioner ASB ... born in Grosse Pointe, Mich. ... son of Rich and Kathleen Valenstein ... father, Rich, was a 1978 Naval Academy graduate ... majoring in systems engineering.

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09/20/14 at NJIT 5:00 PM
09/23/14 Longwood 7:00 PM
09/27/14 at Boston University 7:00 PM
09/30/14 George Mason 7:00 PM
10/04/14 Lafayette 7:00 PM