AS A SOPHOMORE: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...One of four Saints to both play in and start all 18 games...Played every minute of 16 of 18 games, including every minute of the final 15 games of the season...Led team with 1609 minutes logged...Tallied four points on a goal and two assists...Scored game-winning goal at Canisius (Sept. 30)...Dished out assists at Rhode Island (Aug. 24) and Binghamton (Sept. 7).
AS A FRESHMAN: MAAC All-Rookie Team selection and member of Siena's 4.0 Club...Appeared in 11 games and started the final eight contests in the center back...Led all freshmen on the team with 818 minutes...Played 90 minutes or more on six occasions.
BEFORE SIENA: Four-year varsity starter at back for Exeter High...Also played basketball and ran track...Recorded 14 goals and added 43 assists for her career...Led Exeter to three Division I State Championships including an undefeated 18-0-1 record during her senior season en route to being named First Team All-State...All-State Honorable Mention as a junior...Led her track team to the 2011 New Hampshire State Championship and holds the school record in the javelin...NHIAA Scholar Athlete...Played her club soccer for Seacoast United.
PERSONAL: Born January 5, 1993 in Oneida, N.Y....Daughter of Mike and Karen Grant...Has an older brother, Alex, who plays both football and lacrosse at Maine Maritime Academy, and a younger brother, Tyler...In 2008 won the National Punt, Pass and Kick NFL competition and was interviewed on Good Morning America and named an honorary captain for the coin toss during a New England Patriots playoff game...A mathematics and education major who aspires to be an elementary school teacher and soccer coach...Also recruited by Syracuse, Northeastern and Quinnipiac.
KARBOWSKI ON GRANT:"Anna has been one of the most consistent players over the past two seasons. She is calm, cool and never loses her composure. Anna provides a calming influence on the team and her growing experience will give her more confidence to lead from the back."