Women's Soccer

JuliaGrosso

  • position Forward
  • height 5-8
  • class Fifth Year
  • Hometown Sunrise, Florida

2021 (Fifth Year)

  • Team captain
  • 2021 SEC Preseason Watch List
  • One of four Wildcats who started all 19 games
  • Fired off 20 shots, including nine on target
  • Key member of UK’s back line that posted five shutouts
  • Logged 1,567 minutes

2020 (Senior)

  • Team captain
  • Started all 10 games
  • Scored one goal against Tennessee
  • Recorded one assist versus Pittsburgh
  • Had 13 shots, including seven on goal
  • Logged 952 minutes

2019 (Junior)

  • Played in all 19 games, scoring twice with one assist
  • Spent 1,267 minutes on the pitch during the season

2018 (Sophomore)

  • One of the most improved players on the team from 2017
  • Moved from the midfield and front lines to a full-time defender
  • Has started all four games of the season which is already more than all of last season
  • Very popular player in the locker room, outgoing personality, fun to be around
  • After missing three matches, returned from concussion protocol vs. Florida
  • 2018 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in every game this season
  • Earned her first-career start vs. Loyola-Chicago
  • Scored her first-career goal in the second half vs. Lipscomb, less than a minute after being subbed in – it was her first touch of the ball in the half
  • Can play both an advanced midfield role, or up top as a target forward and a wide attacker as well
  • Launched seven shots this season with four of those on goal

Prior to UK

  • Played club soccer for Sunrise FC in Florida under the direction of Scott Shewey
  • With Sunrise, she was part of a State Cup championship team, in addition to being regional runners-up
  • With St. Thomas High School, she won the state championship her sophomore season and was a state quarterfinalist her junior year in addition to being named All-County
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