CAREER: Has started all 62 games in her career as a central defender ... Owns one career goal while tallying three shots ... A two-time All-WCC honorable mention selection and a two-time WCC All-Academic pick.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Started all 21 matches for the Waves as a junior ... Played a key role as Pepperdine posted seven shutouts, including two during West Coast Conference play - at San Diego (10/21) and at Gonzaga (10/28) ... Waves posted three consecutive shutouts during non-conference play, including sheetings vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/21) at No. 4 Boston College (9/29) and at Dartmouth (10/1) en route to a scoreless streak of 354:12 ... Named to the WCC All-Academic squad for the second straight year as an honorable mention selection.
PEPPERDINE 2011: DeGrandmont started all 21 games as a central defender, earning All-WCC honorable mention ... ... Helped Pepperdine to a team goals-against average of 0.57, the best mark in school history ... Earned WCC All-Academic honorable mention ... Earned WCC Commisioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Named All-WCC honorable mention as a freshman ... Was one of two field players to start all 20 games ... Earned a spot in central defense and never gave it up ... Helped Pepperdine to a team goals-against average of 0.76, the second-best mark in school history ... Scored the Waves' second goal on a penalty kick in a 2-0 win vs. Saint Mary's (10/24) ... Attempted two shots on the season ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
ODP: Played five years for the Oregon state ODP team between 2004-05 and 2008-09 ... Part of the Region IV team in 2009 and attended the regional camp the previous four years ... Competed at the adidas ESP Camp in 2008.
CLUB: A member of the Tualatin Hills United Soccer Club since the U-11 level ... Her teams won five Oregon state championships, made the semifinals of the Far West Regionals once and the quarterfinals three times, and won the U-17 Las Vegas Showcase.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Jesuit High School, located in Portland, Ore., in 2010 ... A defender who played four years on the varsity ... Team earned the #1 national ranking in the final fall 2009 ESPN Rise Fab 50 ... Squad also won the Oregon 6A state title ... Named an All-American third teamer and to the All-State 6A second team as a senior ... Made the All-Metro League first team as a senior and second team as a junior ... Jesuit won the league title all four seasons ... On the honor roll and a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born in Portland, Ore. ... Daughter of Keith and Mary Jo DeGrandmont ... Her father played baseball at Willamette University ... Has two siblings, Lauren and Brian ... Her sister is a junior on Loyola Marymount's volleyball team ... Majoring in business administration ... Chose Pepperdine "because the first time I saw it, I knew it was the place for me. I love the outstanding soccer program, the challenging academics and the great sense of community."
FAVORITES: Enjoys the beach, traveling and amusement parks ... Lists her sports hero as Lance Armstrong ... Favorites include Cristiano Ronaldo (pro soccer player), Manchester United (pro soccer team), The Notebook (book), The Holiday (movie), One Tree Hill (TV show), fettucine alfredo (food) and basketball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is that it "allows me to be part of a team, a family even, that I can depend on and who will fight for me until the final whistle."