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Danielle DeGroot   19
Danielle DeGroot

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Boonton, N.J.

High School:
Boonton

Height:
5-5

Position:
Forward


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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.
  • 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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