Junior midfielder Taylor Leach scores game winner in 15th minute.
South Carolina earned its second-ever national seed
Drennan ties single-game assist record.
PRE-COLLEGE: A 2013 graduate of Piscataway High School in Piscataway, N.J...earned four varsity letters in soccer from...also earned one letter in track...considered a four-star recruit and ranked as the #10 player in Pennslyvania by TopDrawerSoccer...named to the ESPN High School Top 150 Class of 2013...2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America HS Girls All-America...two-time NSCAA HS Girls All-Region...USYSA National Championship Lead Scorer in 2012 ... Region I ODP Interregional Team 2011...Region I ODP NJ State Team 2011...MSG Varsity Top 30 Players to Watch for 2012...GMC (Greater Middlesex County) Player of the Year...All-Area Player of the Year...two-time top-20 player in New Jersey...three-time top-20 player in the North Jersey Area...two-time All-State second team...three-time All-Area First Team...two-time All-Group 4 First Team...four-time All-GMC...four-time All-Red Division...three-time Greater Middlesex Area Top-20 scoring leader...2009 Middlesex Area Freshman of the Year...her Piscataway High School team was the 2011 GMC Champion and three-time GMC Finalist...while on the FC Pennsylvania Strikers, Griffin's team was a two-time USYSA National League Championship team, winning the 2012 USYSA National Championship...three-time USYSA Premier League Champions...three-time Eastern Pennsylvania NCS State Champions...off the pitch, Griffin was also a part of PEGS (Piscataway Exceptional Gathering of Students) and the Martin Luther King Leadership Program...National Honor Society member
PERSONAL: Daija Anell Griffin was born on Nov. 14, 1994...parents are Darius and Mary Griffin...father Darius Griffin, Sr., played basketball and football at Rutgers University...brother Reco Owens played football at Duke University...brother Darius Griffin, Jr., played basketball at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)...hobbies include listening to music and reading.