- height 5-2
- class Freshman
General: Holds the ball well and is very clean… Smart forward who knows when to run off the balland when not to… High work rate and likes to defend… Will make a strong front line stronger.
Pre-College: Part of the only club team in Colorado to win seven straight state cup titles…A four-time member of the Colorado Select Team… Named to the Denver Post Best of the BestAll-Colorado Team in 2000 and 2001… Selected All-State in class 5A as a senior and in class 4Aas a junior by the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News… Tabbed the Aurora SentinelAll-Aurora/All-City Player of the Year as a junior… Grandview’s most inspirational player asa sophomore in 1999.
Personal: Full name is Kathyrn Therese Grandinetti… Born Dec. 17, 1983… Parents are Bob andCecilia Grandinetti… Has one older sister, Christina Becker (28) and one brother, David Grandinetti (22)…Lists being a member of the only club team in Colorado to win seven consecutive state cup championships as her highlight in athletic career… Chose UK because of thecoaches and it was the place that fit best for her… Considered Penn State, Michigan, Wake Forestand Boston University before deciding on Kentucky… Goals at UK: to become a better soccer playerand win the SEC championship.
Lipka on Grandinetti: “Kathryn is a very busy, technical player. She comes from a great program inColorado. She can play as a midfielder or as an attacking player. She’ll compete for a starting roleimmediately coming in.”