Danielle  DeGroot
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Danielle DeGroot

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boonton, NJ

High School:
Boonton

Height:
5-5

Position:
Forward

07/18/2016

Record 160 Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Nearly Half of Siena's 333 Student Athletes Maintained Cumulative GPA's of 3.20 or Better

11/05/2015

Drabich and Gillespie Earn All-MAAC Recognition, Six Named to All-Academic Team

Drabich Co-Goalkeeper of the Year and Second Team Selection, Gillespie Second Team Selection

10/30/2015

Saints Stun Hawks in Final Seconds

Citro's Penalty Stroke the Difference as Siena Stuns Monmouth

09/27/2015

Hoyas Top Saints 2-0

Mary Drabich Makes One Save For The Saints

07/16/2015

Record Number of Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

154 Student Athletes Honored For Maintaining Cumulative GPA's of 3.20 or Better

08/23/2016

2016 Siena Field Hockey Picture Day

2016 Siena Field Hockey Picture Day

10/01/2015

Field Hockey vs. Saint Francis (9/12/15)

Field Hockey vs. Saint Francis (9/12/15)

09/06/2015

Siena 2, Colgate 0 (09/06/15)

Photo Gallery from Siena's 2-0 home-opening win over Colgate.

10/20/2014

Field Hockey vs. Georgetown (9/26/14)

Field Hockey vs. Georgetown (9/26/14)

2015:
  • Named to the NFHCA Academic Squad
  • Placed on the MAAC Academic Team
  • Played in all 16 games and started six
  • Took four shots with one going on goal

2014:
  • Appeared in all 16 games, made first six collegiate starts
  • Tied for 2nd on the team in both points (six) and goals (three)
  • Scored first collegiate goal and first collegiate start vs Villanova (9/7)
  • Scored season-high four points (two goals) at Lock Haven (9/14)
  • Tallied seven shots, five of which were on goal
2013:
  • Saw action in 12 games
  • Earned one point on one assist
  • Attempted one shot against Colgate (10/2)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Graduated from Boonton High School
  • Named Offensive Most Valuable Player with 11 goals in her senior season
  • Named to the All-Conference First Team
  • Selected to First Team All North and All County
  • One of two Bomber players selected to play in the senior all-star game last season

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Tom and Lorraine DeGroot of Boonton, N.J.
  • Has two older brothers, Bobby (Rutgers) and Joey (Montclair State)
  • Undecided Business major

COACH ZAPPONE SAYS:
    "Danielle is able to move about the field with great speed both with and without the ball. Our opponents will have a tough time keeping up with her."

GETTING TO KNOW DANIELLE

    Nickname: Dan, Dani
    Twitter Handle: @ddegroot329
    Instagram Handle: @danielle_degroot
    What I like most about Coach Zappone:Her enthusiasm and passion for Field Hockey
    What I like most about Siena:The people
    Best moment at Siena:Watching Men's Basketball win the CBI
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Italy
    My before game routine: Eat Ashley's Sour Patch Watermelons
    Three words that describe me: Dedicated, determined, passionate
    My biggest fear: Ostriches
    My dream car: Little Tikes Cozy Coupe
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: A Brita water bottle
    Best advice I have ever received: If you want it, you have to earn it
    Person I look up to the most: My dad
    Sport I have always wanted to try: Gymnastics
    If I could have any pet, I would have: A monkey

    Favorites

    Reality TV show: Say Yes to the Dress
    Vacation spot:Mantoloking, N.J.
    Color: Pink
    Sports Team: New York Giants
    Website: Netflix
    Ice cream:Ben and Jerry's Hazed and Confused Core
    App: Candy Crush
    Animal: Camel
    Food: Amaretto Cannoli
    Movie:Rookie of the Year
    Actor: Jennifer Lawrence

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