UNC Field Hockey Bio
77 Janne Grove
Grove Grove 1407448

Graduate student who is working toward her MBA at Kenan-Flagler Business School ... Graduate of Hochschule Fresenius in Hamburg, Germany ... Played for the German Under-21 and Under-18 National Teams ... First Tar Heel to play in jersey No. 77

Before UNC: A graduate of Gymnasium Heidberg (high school) and Hochschule Fresenius (undergraduate degree), both in Hamberg, Germany ... Received an award from the City of Hamburg for outstanding achievement in sports ... Played for Germany's Under-21 and Under-18 teams ... German U18 Champion in 2008 ... German Champion in 2009 and 2011 ... Second at European Club Champions Cup in 2010 ... Also has participated in soccer and gymnastics

More on Grove: Born Aug. 6, 1990, in Hamburg, Germany ... Daughter of Georg and Maren Grove ... Her brother, Tillmann Grove, played soccer professionally in Germany and Finland ... Favorite pastime is napping (but expects not to have time for that until December) ... Favorite sport besides field hockey is kite surfing ... Favorite place is a beach chair at the Baltic Sea ... Has worn jersey No. 7 throughout her career, but since it's retired at UNC she chose No. 77 ... Fun fact is that her nickname in high school was Elmo because a self-portrait looked like the Sesame Street character ... Athlete she most admires is her brother ... After earning her MBA, hopes to work in marketing for a brand she admires and identifies with ... Dream job is to realize a "dream-business-idea" through self-employment

Position: Back
Height: 5'3"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Hamburg, Germany
High School: Gymnasium Heidberg
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