Watkins Mill HS (Bridgton Academy)
At Delaware: All-American candidate and candidate for Tewaaraton National Player of the Year Trophy • fourth-year standout and three-time letterwinner on attack for Blue Hens • will start for third straight season this spring • outstanding feeder who runs Delaware offense from behind the net • pre-season 1st team All-Colonial Athletic Association • stands just 5-7 but is an exciting player with good speed and quickness to elude defenders • has played in 43 career games at Delaware with 37 starts and registered 35 goals and 57 assists for 92 points • Delaware active career leader in points (92/32nd all-time) and assists (57/13th all-time) • ranked No. 3 in assists among all active NCAA Division I players • has also posted 56 groundballs and 12 caused turnovers • needs just eight points to become the 32nd player in UD history to reach 100 points for a career • has posted two career-hat tricks • was the 27th pick of the Major League Lacrosse Draft in January, 2012 by Chesapeake.
2011 Season: Enjoyed an outstanding season on attack in leading Delaware to the CAA Tournament title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament • earned second team All-CAA honors • led team with 30 assists and tied for team lead with 45 points • scored a point in all but three games • had two or more goals four times, including a season-high three goals in NCAA Tournament game vs. Duke • dished out two or more assists 10 times with season-high five in CAA semifinal win over Hofstra • ranked No. 2 in the CAA and No. 7 in the NCAA in assists per game (1.88) • also ranked No. 6 in CAA and No. 57 in the NCAA with points per game (2.81) • played and started 16 games, missing the first two games with an illness • recorded 36 groundballs and seven caused turnovers • also had four assists vs. Dartmouth and Stony Brook • recorded six points in the NCAA tournament first-round game against Duke • also recorded six points vs. Dartmouth • picked up five groundballs vs. Towson and Villanova • named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Tournament Team after scoring three goals in five assists in two road wins • National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on March 21 for performance in upset over Hofstra.
2010 Season: Put together a second straight outstanding season as a UD attackman • led Blue Hens to the CAA title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament • proved to be an outstanding feeder to the Hens' high-scoring All-American pair of Curtis Dickson and Martin Cahill • led team with 25 assists and ranked No. 2 in scoring behind Dickson with 41 points on 16 goals and 25 assists • ranked No. 27 in the nation in assists with 1.5 per game • ranked fourth on the team with four man-up goals and had two game-winning goals • scored at least one point in each of the final 14 games of the season • scored a career-high five points on a career-high five assists vs. Stony Brook • scored three goals in CAA semifinal win over Drexel • had two goals in four other games - Albany, Villanova, Vermont, and in the NCAA Tournament vs. North Carolina • had a season-high seven shots vs. Villanova and also had six shots vs. Vermont and Penn State • scooped up a season-best four groundballs vs. Massachusetts and Penn State.
2009 Season: Enjoyed an outstanding rookie campaign for the Blue Hens • earned a spot on the CAA All-Rookie team • saw action in 10 games and started the final five contests of the season • scored four goals and dished out two assists while collecting 10 groundballs • fired 21 shots • named CAA Rookie of the Week for April 13 for his play in wins over Sacred Heart and Robert Morris • scored a goal in the fourth quarter that keyed a 7-6 win over Sacred Heart • had season-high five shots vs. Robert Morris and a season-high three groundballs against Towson.
High School: Stand-out ice hockey and lacrosse player at Watkins Mill High School and then Bridgton Academy • four-year varsity letterwinner in lacrosse at Watkins Mill • three-time All-State selection in both lacrosse and hockey • honor student.
Personal: Grant Evan Kaleikau ("klay-cow") • born Sept. 19, 1988 • son of Edward and Lori Alike • has one brother, Adam and a sister Leslie • history major at Delaware • worked as a lifeguard over the summer • cites his parents as greatest influence on his lacrosse career • enjoys playing ice hockey and tennis and going to the beach 8 avid Washington Capitals ice hockey fan.
Career-High Goals: 3 vs. Drexel-II, 2010
Career-High Assists: 5 vs. Stony Brook, 2010; 5 vs. Hofstra, 2011