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2008-2009 (Junior): Started all 30 games in the post for Loyola... Named the team's Most Valuable Player after scoring 11.2 points and leading the team in rebounding with 8.1 boards per game... Also topped the Greyhounds with 55 steals and was second on the squad with 97 assists... Finished fifth in the MAAC in rebounds per game and 13th in points... Fourth in the conference, tops on the team, in field-goal percentage (.486) and tied for fifth in the league in steals per game... Averaged 31.2 minutes per game... Matched her career-high with 24 points against Manhattan (3/5) in the MAAC Championships First Round, leading Loyola to a win... Also had 11 rebounds for her seventh double-double of the season... Was 10-of-11 from the field against the Jaspers, the best performance by a Loyola player since Jill Glessner made all six of her field goal attempts at Rider (2/24/05)... Scored 24 and had her double-double of the year with 12 rebounds against Manhattan (2/15)... Pulled down 15 rebounds, tying her season and career-high against Iona (1/30)... Also had 12 points for her fourth double-double of the year and set a career-high with six assists... Tied an 18-year old school-record with eight steals at Rider (1/16)... Matched the mark of eight set by Kiah Stokes on Dec. 28, 1990, at William & Mary... Scored 17 and matched her career-highs iwth four steals and seven field goals made at Fairfield (1/4)... Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds at George Washington (12/27)... Scored 13 points and had nine rebounds, three assists and three steals against La Salle (12/19)... Led the team with 12 points and eight boards against Maryland (12/9)... The game against the Terps was her first this season without a steal... Had her second double-double in row with 11 points and 10 boards at Manhattan (12/5)... Recorded a double-double with 11 points and a career-high 13 boards agianst The Mount (12/1)... Also set a career-best with five assists, including one on the game-winning basket by Meredith Tolley... Named the MAAC Player of the Week on Dec. 1 after scoring 19, a game-high, and had nine rebounds, two assists and two steals against Bucknell (11/29)... Led the team with 16 points and eight rebounds at Army (11/23)... Was 8-of-9 from the free-throw line, both career highs, against the Black Knights... Notched her second career double-double with 13 points and a career-high tying 11 rebounds against Towson (11/19)... Led the team with seven rebounds against South Florida (11/16)... Scored a career-high 21 in the opener against Harvard (11/15)... Was 7-of-13 from the field and 7-of-8 from the line with seven rebounds, two assists and two steals.
2007-2008 (Sophomore): Played in all 30 games and started 21 in the frontcourt for the Greyhounds... Averaged 6.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per game... Led the team with a .822 free-throw percentage, making 60-of-73 from the line... Fifth in the MAAC in free-throw percentage... Scored eight points and had six rebounds, making all four of her free-throw attempts in the final five minutes, against Villanova (11/11)... Played a career-high 35 minutes at Mount St. Mary's and recorded her second career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds... Was 6-of-11 from the field against the Mount... Scored 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting against Canisius (12/9)... Tallied just two points at Bucknell (12/31), but grabbed nine rebounds against the Bison... Scored 10 points and had three boards at Rider (1/13), two days after grabbing eight rebounds against Marist at home (1/11)... Scored 16 points, on 5-of-9 field goals and 6-of-6 from the free-throw line, and had seven rebounds at Iona (1/25)... Fourteen of her career-high in points were in the second half... Scored seven points, had eight rebounds and three steals at Marist (1/27)... Scored eight points in just 10 minutes, after being limited by foul trouble, against Iona (1/31)... Came off the bench to score 12 point and grab eight rebounds at Saint Peter's (2/3)... Made 4-of-7 shots and scored 11 points, to go with six rebounds, against the Peahens at home (2/10)... Scored 11 points in both MAAC Championships games, making 3-of-4 field goals and all five free throws versus Rider (3/6) in the First Round and 5-of-7 field goals against Iona (3/7) in the Quarterfinals.
2006-2007 (Freshman): One of only two members of the team to play in all 30 games... Started 15 contests, including 12-straight from December 21-February 1... Averaged 4.9 points and 4.3 rebounds in 18.3 minutes of playing time per game... Played 12 minutes at Columbia (11/10) in the season-opener and had four rebounds, two points and two assists... Logged 25 minutes against Hartford (11/19) and scored 11 to go with five boards... Scored in double-figures for the second-straight game, posting 10 points and 11 rebounds, also her first collegiate double-double, versus Towson (11/25)... Her 11 boards and 29 minutes played against the Tigers were also season-highs... Made 6-of-7 free throws against Towson and was 5-of-6 against both Hartford and at Mount St. Mary's (12/2)... Was 5-of-8 from the field, scoring 11 to go with seven rebounds at Rider (12/10)... Made the first start of her collegiate career against then No. 1-ranked Maryland, scoring six points in 27 minutes... Had seven rebounds at Villanova (12/28) and eight against Penn (12/31)... Credited with a season-high four steals against Siena (1/6)... Scored 10 on 4-of-6 shooting and grabbed nine boards versus Niagara (1/19)... Made 5-of-6 field goals and scored 12 points in the home finale against Canisius (2/23)... Finished the regular season with an 8-rebound, 6-point output at Saint Peter's (2/25).
High School: Earned 13 varsity letters at Elmont Memorial High School on Long Island... Lettered six times in both basketball and soccer and earned a letter in lacrosse... captained both the basketball and soccer teams... helped the basketball team win six championships, and the soccer team earned another... Named All-Nassau County in both basketball and soccer... Earned All-State honors as a senior in basketball by the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls' Sports... Also a All-Long Island Second Team honoree and All-Tournament selection... Named the lacrosse team's Rookie of the Year... Also participated in the marching and concert bands.
Personal: Kaitlin Grant... Born in Queens, N.Y... Daughter of Maurice and Yvette Grant... Has one brother, Maurice Grant II, who is in the Air Force... Majoring in speech pathology.
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