At Missouri State: Grasso looks to bounce back from a redshirt season to compete for playing time along the defensive line.
2009: Didn't earn playing time during the season.
2008: The second-year player was a top defensive sub ... Came off the bench to appear in 18 of the Bears' 21 games ... Was a solid defender for a Bears team that produced its highest win total in five years ... Set a career high for games played.
2007: Earned her only two career starts ... Saw action in 16 games ... Backed up veteran Sandy Fulkerson ... One of five true freshmen to play in at least 16 games.
Background: Grasso came to the Bears after playing three years on the varsity squad for the Haddon Township Hawks ... As captain her senior year, she led the Hawks to second-place finishes at the state tournament and in their conference ... Played on three-straight state tournament qualifying teams ... Grasso also played two years of softball for the Hawks.
Personal: Elizabeth A. Grasso was born December 5, 1988, in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Daughter of Stephen and Marion Grasso ... Majoring in Psychology with a minor in Child Family Development ... Grasso's sister, Andrea, played field hockey at the University of Delaware and is now a graduate assistant coach for the Drexel field hockey program.