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2013 (Freshman): Saw more than 85 minutes of action in goal during his freshman season... Finished with a 7.76 goals against average... Made his collegiate debut in the waning minutes of a win at Towson (2/20)... Played most of the second half, nearly 26 minutes, against Maryland (2/23) and allowed just two goals while making three saves... Also had an out-of-the crease check to cause a turnover... Played the second half at Michigan (3/23) and allowed two goals on five shots on goal.
High School: Played lacrosse, football and hockey at New Canaan (Conn.) High School and spent a postgraduate season at Trinity Pawling School... Helped New Canaan to the state Class M final in 2011 and earned All-Connecticut and All-Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC) honors... Was the Rams' team captain as a senior, as well... At Trinity Pawling, earned All-Western New England and All-Founders League honors... Received the annual Coaches Award and was named the team's most valuable player... Also was a team captain... As a football player at New Canaan, he earned All-FCIAC honors as a defensive end his senior year, and he was a team captain of the FCIAC champion ice hockey team... A member of New Canaan's honor roll in 2011 and Trinity Pawling's Headmaster's List.
Personal: James Joseph Granito... Goes by Jimmy Joe... Son of Monica and Frank Granito... Has an older brother, Frank, and three younger siblings, Jake, Catherine and Gunnar.