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Grant Silvester
Grant Silvester

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Rio Americano

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 168

Position:
D



08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

11/09/2012

Virginia Eliminated in Penalty Kicks by No. 3 North Carolina

Cavaliers extend unbeaten streak to six consecutive matches

11/06/2012

Virginia Tops Wake Forest in PKs, Advances to ACC Semifinals

Cavaliers and Demon Deacons play to 2-2 draw; UVa wins shootout, 5-3

2013
• Played in one game (Pitt)

2012
• Played in four games (Duke, Mount St. Mary's, Wake Forest, North Carolina)
• Scored UVa's second PK goal in shootout at Wake Forest (11/6), missed against North Carolina (11/9)

2011
• Played in eight games, starting seven at defender
• Played full 90 minutes for first time against Wisconsin (Sept. 4)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Competed at Under-18 National Team training camp in 2010 and 2011
• Was member of US Soccer Development Academy Western Conference Starting XI in 2010 and 2011 and 2010 Development Academy Select Team
• For the California Development Academy, he was the team captain and a member of the Cal North Olympic Development Program (ODP) team for three years
• While at Rio Americano High School, he was team captain and selected MVP
• Finished 2010 season with 24 goals and 16 assists en route to earning Capital Athletic League's Most Valuable Offensive Player award
• Led team to 2008, 2009 and 2010 Capital Athletic League championships
• Named team defensive MVP as junior
• Earned Jack Scott Athletic Award
• Scholar-athlete all four years
• Served as Rio Americano's football kicker in 2011; scored 41 points and recorded pair of tackles
• Played golf in 2008 and was JV Team MVP
• Member of National Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Parents are Kent and Michelle Silvester
• Has one sister, Paige

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