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Danielle DeGroot   19
Danielle DeGroot


Boonton, N.J.

High School:



2013: Saw action in 12 games...Earned one point on one assist...Attempted one shot against Colgate (10/2).

BEFORE SIENA: Graduated 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: Born on March 29, 1995...Parents Tom and Lorraine DeGroot of Boonton, N.J...Older brothers, Bobby (Rutgers) and Joey (Montclair State) undecided business major.

WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "When I came to Siena to visit the campus and meet with the coaches, I knew this is where I wanted to go."

ZAPPONE ON DeGROOT: "Danielle's speed is a great advantage in our attack. She is fast when she has the ball which creates so many options for us, and is able to get back to defend quickly."


Nickname: Dan, Dani

Twitter Handle: @ddegroot329

What I like most about Coach: Her personality & passion for the sport

Best moment of the previous season: In our three games against our biggest rivals that beat us in the 2011 state sectional finals, I got a hat trick in one, scored the game winning goal in overtime in the other and knocked them out of states in the third

If I could travel anywhere: Italy

My before game routine: Braid and put a bow in my hair

Three words that describe me: Outgoing, Funny, Short

My dream car: Blacked out Audi A4

My favorite vacation spot: Ocean City, Maryland

My favorite twitter account to follow: @AmandaBynes

My favorite sports team: New York Giants

My favorite type of ice cream: Ben and Jerry's Half Baked

My favorite food: Chicken Francese

My favorite song: "Silhouettes"by Avicii

My favorite pro athlete: Justin Tuck

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