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Natalie Grossman

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Skillman, N.J.

High School:
Hun School of Princeton

Height:
5-2

Position:
Outfield

Bats/Throws:
R/R

On Grossman: Returns as starting defensive outfielder ... can cover a lot of ground in the outfield ... a threat on the bases ... quick fielder with a strong arm.

As a Junior in 2005: Started in 43 of 44 games for the season ... third-year starter ... had 9 RBI's for a .238 slugging percentage ... had three doubles for the squad ... part of 2005 team that won a gold medal in the 17th Maccabiah Games ... one of seven Terrapins to have a home run in the 2005 season ... made transition from left field to center field last season ... hit game-winning RBI single against Towson (April 27) ... hit first career home run in game against St. Joseph's (March 13) ... drove in both Maryland runs with first double of the season against Florida A&M (March 12).

As a Sophomore in 2004: Made 55 starts in 58 appearances ... a member of Maryland's 2003-04 Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and the 2003-04 ACC Honor Roll ... had both RBIs with a game-winning double in Terps' 2-1 win over Villanova (May 9) ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored and RBI against St. Francis (April 15) ... was 2-for-4 with a RBI vs. Delaware State (March 28) ... drove in two runs against Stony Brook (March 7) ... went 2-for-3 and scored two runs in win over Rhode Island (Feb. 21).

As a Freshman in 2003: Batted .241 while making 35 starts and 40 appearances for Maryland ... put together five multi-hit games ... a member of Maryland's 2002-03 Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and the 2002-03 ACC Honor Roll ... put up a 2-for-3 hitting performance and scored a run in Maryland's 9-8 extra-inning ACC Tournament win over North Carolina (May 10) ... knocked two hits and scored two runs vs. Morgan State (April 23) ... went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored vs. Hofstra at the Maryland Invitational (March 29) ... doubled and drove in a run against Troy State (March 22) ... went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a RBI in Maryland's Speedline Invitational win over Chattanooga (March 8) ... collected first hit and run scored of her collegiate career against Georgia (Feb. 15).

Before Maryland: Earned four varsity letters as the center fielder for the Hun School of Princeton ... co-captained Jersey Devils summer team ... selected MVP for both the Jersey Sharks and the Hamilton Tournament ... named to the 2002 New Jersey Star-Ledger All-State first team ... three-time selection to the Trentonian Times All-Star team ... selected to the All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League first team four times ... named first team all-league throughout high school career ... three-time first team all-prep selection ... member of Who's Who in American High Schools ... received President's Education Award for academic excellence.

Personal: Daughter of Philip and Victoria Grossman ... has one brother, Brian, who attends Columbia ... a finance major ... aspires to be a CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

Grossman at the plate...
Year	G-GS	Avg.	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	SB
2003	40-35	.241	87	11	21	4	0	0	5	4-5
2004	58-55	.184	114	11	21	7	0	0	8	3-5
2005	44-43	.163	80	14	13	3	0	1	9	3-6
Total	142-143	.196	281	36	55	14	0	1	22	10-16

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