Cory Griffith

#2 Cory Griffith

Pos. F
Ht. 5-6
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Lemont, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Providence Catholic

2017: A First Team All-MVC selection ... earned Third Team All-Midwest Region accolades from the United Soccer Coaches ... matched Crusader single-season records with 11 goals and five match-winning goals ... ranks second in a single season in program history with 25 points and tied for third with 66 shot attempts ... led MVC in shot attempts and tied for conference lead in match-winners ... also ranked third in the conference in goals scored and fourth in points ... ranked 22nd nationally in game-winning goals, 34th in goals/game, and 44th in points/game ... enters final season already tied for first in program history with 10 career match-winning goals, tied for third with 21 goals and fifth with 48 points ... started all 18 matches she appeared in, playing total of 1,397 minutes ... opened her season account with match-winner early in extra time in Sept. 1 win over Eastern Illinois ... added an assist against the Panthers as well ... tallied assist on match-winner in 1-0 victory over Belmont Sept. 3 ... recorded sixth hat trick in program history in Sept. 10 win at Fort Wayne, including the eventual game-winner ... rifled 10 shot attempts at Missouri State Sept. 23, tied for third-most in a single match in Crusader history ... scored match-winner and also tallied an assist in Sept. 28 win over Chicago State ... scored at least one goal in five of Valpo's final six matches of the year, accounting for six of the Crusaders' seven goals in that stretch ... opened that span with match-winner in MVC play at Loyola Oct. 7 ... scored a goal against UNI Oct. 15 ... finished with brace to account for both Valpo goals in 2-1 win at Indiana State Oct. 22 ... netted goals in regular season finale against Evansville Oct. 26 and in MVC Tournament play at Loyola Oct. 29 as well ... also a standout in the classroom, was a First Team MVC Scholar-Athlete and a United Soccer Coaches Second Team Scholar All-North/Central Region choice.

2016: Saw action in all 19 matches as a sophomore, starting on 14 occasions ... a Second Team All-Horizon League honoree ... played a total of 1,260 minutes on the year ... ranked second on the team with seven goals and 17 points, as well as third with three assists ... closed season ninth in the Horizon League in goals and points ... also ranked eighth among league players with 41 shot attempts ... set new Valpo single-season program record with five match-winning goals, tying for league-high honors ... recorded second career brace Aug. 26 in 2-0 win over New Mexico State ... assisted on goals in back-to-back fixtures Sept. 9 against Fort Wayne and Sept. 11 at Western Michigan ... recorded match-winning tally Sept. 18 in non-league win over Morehead State ... scored the decisive goal in back-to-back Horizon League victories against Milwaukee (Sept. 28) and Green Bay (Oct. 1) ... named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 3 ... broke Valpo's single-season record for game-winning goals while helping Crusaders secure berth in Horizon League Championship, scoring two goals in 2-1 win at Northern Kentucky Oct. 28 ... earned final Offensive Player of the Week accolade from league office Oct. 31 ... tallied assist in league tournament action at Oakland Oct. 31 ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Appeared in 13 matches off the bench for the Crusaders in her first season at Valpo ... scored three goals to lead all Crusader freshmen ... scored her first career goal against Eastern Washington Sept. 11 ... found the back of the net twice in Horizon League win at Youngstown State Sept. 26 ... tallied nine shots on the season, five of which were on goal ... played 449 minutes.

Prep: Played just her senior season for the Celtics ... an All-Sectional and All-Conference choice ... also earned two letters in volleyball ... played club soccer for Chicago Inter ... helped club to back-to-back MRL titles and a third-place finish at the Disney Showcase ... led Chicago Inter in goal scoring in each of the last four years ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Cory is the daughter of William and Roberta Griffith ... major is business marketing.