17 - Riley Grant
Riley Grant
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Copley, Ohio
High School: Copley-Fairlawn HS
Position: F

as a Freshman (2013): Appeared in 11 games ... logged 40 minutes in a 2-1 win at Michigan (Oct. 30) ... also saw action in both of UA's games in the MAC Tournament, playing 25 minutes against West Virginia (Nov. 15) in the semifinal and 27 minutes against Western Michigan (Nov. 17) in the championship match.

Prior to Akron: Rated 12th-best prospect in the Great Lakes Region and a four-star recruit, according to Top Drawer Soccer … led Copley-Fairlawn High School to district and regional championships, and the state semifinals as a junior … scored 16 goals, including seven game-winners, while tallying eight assists in that breakout season, earning All-Ohio Second Team honors … played club soccer for the Internationals SC of the US Soccer Development Academy as a senior … played on three Ohio Youth Soccer Association North State Cup Champion teams (2010, 2011, 2012) … also played club soccer with Everest SC Black (2009-12) and Ohio Select Futbol Club (2005-09).

Personal: Born Jan. 27, 1995 ... parents are Russ Grant and Judy La-Riccia-Grant ... has two younger siblings, Austin and Grace ... Russ played varsity socer at Cleveland State ... Austin currently plays soccer at Copley HS ... Grace plays club soccer for the Cleveland Internationals.