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  Dwayne Grant-Higgins
Dwayne Grant-Higgins

Player Profile

Ajax, Ontario, Canada

High School:

Last College:
West Virginia

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165




2004: Grant-Higgins played in 14 games last season...ranked second on the team in goals (three), and tied for third in assists (two)...registered 18 shots, third on the team with eight points total on the season...scored the game-winning goal against Hofstra.

PRIOR TO PITTSBURGH: Transferred to Pitt from West Virginia where he competed in both soccer and track and field...registered a hat trick in his second collegiate game played as a freshman...ranked second on the team in points and goals as a freshman...competed in track and field as a freshman and sophomore.

HIGH SCHOOL: Grant-Higgins played one season in the Ontario National program...named Area Athlete of the Year (1997 and 1998) and Male Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 1998...led his club team to the Under-17 Canadian national soccer title...named MVP of the Under-18 Robbie Tournament after scoring two goals and registering two assists in the final...also competed on the track and field team...three-time member of the Canadian Junior National Track and Field team...member of the Canadian Pan American Games team...guided his team to the Durham Championships as a sophomore...also competed in volleyball, basketball, track and field and taekwondo.

PERSONAL: Born July 21, 1982...son of Ron and Sandra Higgins...has a sister and brother...nickname is D-Rocket because of his speed...majors in social sciences.