8 Erika Grinde
8 - Erika Grinde
Height: 5-6
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Plymouth, Minn.
High School: Wayzata
Position: D
Major: Biology

Personal: Participated in soccer in high school..."A" student and 2 year letter winner...enjoys jewelry making....has one sibling: Kelsey...daughter of Scott and Kathy

Why Concordia? Atmosphere, close-knit community, soccer program and biology professors. 

My brush with greatness: Back-to-back state high school champs.

The GRINDE File
Favorite food:
 Any thai food (especially cream cheese wontons)
Favorite restaurant:
 Chiang Mai Thai
Favorite movies:
 A Walk to Remember
Favorite TV show
: Bachelor/Bachelorette, Real Housewives, Project Runaway, Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Musical groups:
 The Lumineers, The Avett Brothers
Favorite book: Water for Elephants
Post Grad Plans:
 Grad school for physical therapy
Favorite holiday: Christmas
The place in the world I most want to visit: Australia
My soccer hero growing up: Mia Hamm
If I were to play another sport it would be: Basketball
Favorite pro sports team: Twins
The majors sporting event I most want to go to: World Cup in a foreign country
My dream job is: Physical therapist 
My bucket list includes: Travel to at least 6 continents
A non-athletic talent I have: Jewelry making
My favorite thing about Concordia soccer is: The family-like lifestyle