Grant Fernstrum
30 Grant Fernstrum
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Preble

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165

Position:
GK

2008: Started and played in 12 games as a senior, recording a 1.47 goals against average, a 3-5-4 record and three shutouts ... career shutout total of 17 and GAA of 0.98 both rank fourth all-time ... blanked Dayton, 1-0, on six saves Sept. 5 ... earned a spot on the Middleton Sports & Fitness Invitational All-Tournament Team ... recorded back-to-back shutouts at Panther Invitational against Binghamton Sept. 12 and Cal State Northridge Sept. 14 ... named Horizon League Player of the Week and to the College Soccer News Team of the Week for his efforts ... also named all-tournament and the Panther Invitational MVP ... finished the season ranked No. 13 in the NCAA in saves per game (5.42).

2007: Appeared and started seven games, posting a 1.07 goals against average and one shutout ... season record of 1-4-2 included three one-goal losses ... made a career-best 11 saves in a 1-1 tie against Wisconsin Oct. 10, with only UW goal coming on a penalty kick ... blanked Green Bay Oct. 27 to give Milwaukee the Chancellor's Cup ... lost, 1-0, to Northern Illinois Nov. 6 on an own goal despite also getting credited with a save on a PK.

2006: Started and played in 12 games as a sophomore, recording a 1.11 goals against average ... hard-luck record of 3-7-2, suffering five 1-0 losses, including three-straight Sept. 23-Oct. 3 ... made a career-high nine saves in 1-0 loss to then-No. 2 SMU Aug. 27 ... recorded back-to-back shutout wins against IPFW and Lipscomb at Panther Invitational Sept. 1-3, earning a spot on the all-tournament team and Horizon League Player of the Week honors ... recorded an assist in the game against IPFW ... three shutouts on season push career total to 13, already tied for sixth all-time.

2005: Played in 16 games, all starts, as a freshman ... went 10-2-4 with 10 shutouts ... started the final 14 games of the year ... led the nation and set a school record with his 0.47 goals against average ... 10 shutouts also tied the school mark ... became the first-ever Horizon League player to win a national statistics championship ... earned Horizon League Tournament MVP and all-tournament honors, becoming just the sixth goalie to not allow a goal in the tournament ... named to Top Drawer Soccer National All-Rookie Team ... earned Horizon League Player of the Week honors Oct. 10, going 3-0 for the week with three shutouts ... also named to Soccer America, College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer's National Teams of the Week for the effort ... recorded scoreless streaks of 584:28 (second all-time) and 468:36 (sixth) during the season ... named Horizon Academic All-League and team newcomer of the year.

2004: Redshirted the season and maintained freshman eligibility.

Green Bay Preble: Four-year starter in goal for Preble High School in Green Bay ... Green Bay Area Player of the Year by the Green Bay Press Gazette ... Preble High School team most valuable player ... two-time First-Team All-Fox River Valley Conference ... Fox River Valley Conference Player of the Year ... second-team all-state ... member of Wisconsin ODP team from 2000-03.

Personal: Son of Gary and Cheryl Fernstrum ... born Sept. 7, 1985 ... plays club soccer for the NPSL Bavarians ... majoring in biology.



Grant Fernstrum
Career Statistics
Season G/GS Min Shots Saves GA ShO GAA Record
2004 Did Not Play -- Redshirted
2005 16/16 1544:33 72 64 8 10 0.47* 10-2-4
2006 12/12 1132:44 67 53 14 3 1.11 3-7-2
2007 7/7 673:59 40 32 8 1 1.07 1-4-2
2008 12/12 1164:29 84 65 19 3 1.47 3-5-4
Totals 47/47 4515:45 263 214 49 17 0.98 17-18-12

* = Led NCAA Division I in category
Panther Profiles
Andrew Automotive colectivo Army ROTC Gruber Law Offices Courtyard Marriott Mueller Sports Medicine Northwestern Mutual Sendik's Food Markets Wisconsin National  Guard
Bubb's BBQ Carmel Builders EatStreet Fire Ridge Country Club FunDeco Impact Jimmy John's Klement's Major Goolsby's Pizza Hut Qdoba Sherwin-Williams UWM Bookstore Via Downer Alumni Association Coach USA Radisson Eggers
UWM Horizon League NCAA adidas WISN-AM 1130 WOKY-AM 920 Time Warner Sports 32