1 Grace Kavanagh
1 - Grace Kavanagh
Height: 5-5
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Dundee, Ore.
High School: Newberg
Position: Goalkeeper

A first-year goalie who has played in eight career games, starting two … totaled 24 saves and four steals through the 2018-19 season.

AS A FRESHMAN (2019) Played in eight games, starting in two … totaled 24 blocks and four steals… recorded a career-high seven blocks against Azusa Pacific (April 12).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Newberg High School in Newberg, Oregon … played for Jim McMaster and Cari Blanchard … was first team all-League in Three Rivers League all four years … awarded first team all-state her final two years … was Three Rivers League MVP her senior year … helped her team become four time Three Rivers League Champions and two time 6A Oregon High School Water Polo State Champions … helped her team finish third her junior year and fifth her freshman year at the State Tournament … received honorable mention at the State Tournament her freshman and sophomore year.

PERSONAL: Born in Spokane, Washington ... parents are Peter and Laura Kavanagh ... mother is a veterinarian ... father works in sales … has a younger brother, Max … graduated as valedictorian … father played soccer for the University of Portland … grandfather played basketball for Oregon State University … was a member of the swim team in high school … received the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) fifth team All-American her junior year …. enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, drinking coffee and making art … majoring in biology and hopes to work in the medical field.

CAREER-HIGHS (as of 2018-19 season):

  • Blocks: 7 vs. Azusa Pacific (April 12, 2019)
  • Steals: 1, 4 times (last: Pacific, Apr. 20, 2019)