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Grace Dower

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Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Hometown Skaneateles, N.Y.
  • Last School Skaneateles High School
  • Height 5-6

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2021 (Freshman Season)

  • Did not see game action
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

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Prior to Ohio State

  • Second team all-state honoree
  • Part of 2017 state championship team
  • First team all-league as a junior, earning second team accolades as a sophomore and honorable mention nods as a freshman
  • First Team All-CNY selection
  • Member of four section championship teams
  • Named to Auburn Citizen All-Star Team
  • Selected for Spring Sports Senior Spotlight
  • Won Coach’s Workhorse award
  • Played for Outlaw Ladies
  • Also played soccer and was a second team all-league selection, serving as captain as a senior
  • Named to high honor roll all four years of high school and was a member of National Honor Society
  • Member of DECA and Laker Link Leadership

Personal

  • Daughter of Nikki, who played softball, soccer and basketball at Endicott College and basketball at Rochester Institute of Technology, and Jon, who played lacrosse at Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Sister, Sophie, played lacrosse at Rochester Institute of Technology and sister, Gabi, graduated from Ithaca College
  • Business marketing major and would like to either work in a big city in the business industry or coach collegiate women’s lacrosse
  • Enjoys shopping, hiking and babysitting
  • Has spent time coaching at a local sports center and for younger girls in her school district
  • On how she got into lacrosse: “My oldest sister Sophie played it, then my mom had my other sister Gabi start and then I started shortly after. Also, my babysitter went on to play at UNC and I thought it was the coolest thing watching her play on TV.”
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “It is hands down the best university in the nation.”
  • Has never traveled outside of the United States