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    Grant Wilson
    Grant Wilson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kansas City, Mo.

    High School:
    Rockhurst

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 180

    Position:
    D



    12/11/2013

    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history

    11/14/2013

    NU Upends No. 13 Wisconsin in First Round of B1G Tournament

    Wildcats advance to face No. 20 MSU Friday in B1G Semifinals

    09/20/2013

    No. 16 Northwestern Tops Saint Mary's 3-0

    NU records fifth straight win, shutout

    09/19/2013

    Northwestern Hosts Lakeside Classic This Weekend

    4-1-0 Wildcats face Saint Mary's, Fairleigh Dickinson

    09/11/2013

    Wildcats Travel to DeKalb for NIU Tournament

    NU faces undefeated Green Bay and Butler

    2013 Wilson Game-by-Game Stats

    2012 Wilson Game-by-Game Stats

    2013: Academic All-Big Ten ... Defender made critical plays on both sides of the ball during the year ... Played in all 21 games, starting all but one ... Ended year with three goals and two assists...Held off a potential game winning goal by heading ball away to give `Cats a tie against No. 2 Notre Dame (10/15) ... Registered key late season goals ... Tied NCAA Tournament game between Bradley at 2-2 to force overtime with a goal (11/21) ... Recorded `Cats first goal in Big Ten Tournament to head NU to a 2-1 win over No. 13 Wisconsin (11/13) ... Posted a goal and an assist against St. Mary's (9/20) ... Tallied an assist against Xavier (9/7).

    2012: Started all 23 games ... Team-high seven assists (ties for eighth in single-season history) ... Key component of NU's second Big Ten regular-season title in the last two seasons ... Two helpers in NU's 2-1 (OT) win vs. Drake (9/7) and assisted in 2-0 shutout of Iona (9/14) and 2-0 win vs. UWM (9/16) ... Had first three-point match of his career, scoring his first career goal and assisting on another in NU's 2-0 win vs. Michigan (9/23) ... Wilson's corner kick vs. Michigan led to header goal by Chris Ritter ... Assisted on Eric Weberman's game-winning goal in double OT vs. Michigan State (9/30) for sixth assist of the season ... Team-leading seventh assist of the year came in the 2012 Big Ten Tournament opener as he assisted on a Kyle Schickel score in NU's 2-0 shutout ... Named to the NIU adidas Invite All-Tournament Team and Lakeside Classic All-Tournament Team ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2011: Appeared in 15 games, starting 11 of them ... Became a consistent starter halfway into the season and started in 11 of the last 12 games and made 10 starts during NU's 11-match unbeaten streak that spanned from 10/1-11/13 ... Had an assist in the 3-2 win over Ohio State.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner ...Team captain as a junior and senior and Team MVP as a senior ... 2010 ESPN Rise First-Team All-American and All-Region ... 2010 Missouri Player of the Year ... 2010 NSCAA /Adidas All-Region V Team ... Two-time Missouri First Team All-State and three-time Missouri All-District ... First Team ESPN Rise Missouri All-State Team ... 2010 First Team Kansas City Star All Metro ... Led Rockhurst to Missouri State Championships in 2008 and 2010 ... Teammate of former Wildcat Peter O'Neill ... National Honor Society member. Club/ODP:Six-year member and five-time captain of KCFC ... Five-time Kansas State Cup Champions ... 2008 Regional Finalist ... Member of ODP Regional Team in 2009 and 2010.

    Personal: Born Grant Michael Wilson ... Son of Tad and Linda Wilson ... Older sister, Elizabeth, is currently a member of the Notre Dame women's soccer team that captured the 2010 NCAA National Championship ... Third Wildcat soccer player to hail from Rockhurst, following in the footsteps of Drew Pavlovich and Peter O'Neill ... Chose Northwestern over Notre Dame, Brown, Georgetown, and Tulsa ... Attended Northwestern's College Soccer Training Center and One Day Prep Camp ...Major is undeclared.

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