USATSI Gallery: Boston College vs. Army - 10/05/13
2013: Connected on 8-of-11 field goal attempts ... long field goal of 48 yards ... converted all 36 of his point after touchdown attempts ... totaled 60 points ... kicked off 48 times ... averaged 58.2 yards per kick ... registered 14 touchbacks ... was successful on all three field goals against Wake Forest establishing a career-best ... made field goals of 39, 32 and 32 yards ... kicked field goals of 48 and 39 yards and two PAT's against #5 Stanford ... successful on 40 and 38 yard field goals and three point after touchdowns against Boston College ... converted 6-of-6 PAT attempts at Hawai'i .... made all five kicks against Eastern Michigan and Louisiana Tech ... 4-for-4 on PAT's against Morgan State and Air Force ... made both PAT's opposite Ball State, Stanford, Temple and Western Kentucky ... kicked a 25-yard field goal in the Western Kentucky contest ... made lone PAT attempt against Navy ... kicked off six times against Louisiana Tech and Boston College ... averaged 63.3 yards against the Bulldogs ... 57.3 yards per boot opposite the Eagles ... averaged a season-best 64.8 yards on five kicks at Air Force ... tallied tackles against Louisiana Tech and Temple.
2012: Won the placekicking job during the preseason ... kicked Army's field goals and extra points through the first 10 games ... made 10 of 16 field goal tries ... hit 24 of his 27 extra point attempts ... second on the team in scoring with 54 points ... made his first career kick, a PAT at San Diego State ... converted lone PAT attempt ... converted first career field goal attempt versus Wake Forest ... connected from 21 yards out on the final play of the first half ... also made 4-of-5 PAT attempts opposite the Demon Deacons ... made a career-long 46-yard field goal versus Boston College ... converted a pair of field goals opposite the Eagles, also hitting from 20 yards out ... scored a career-best 10 points against the Eagles ... nailed a 42-yard field goal at Eastern Michigan ... made all five of his PAT attempts versus the Eagles.
High School: Three-sport standout at Riverview High School ... earned three letters in football and track & field, and one monogram in soccer ... captained the football team as a senior ... made 8-of-10 field goals as a senior ... kicked 57-yard field goal ... was 32-for-32 on extra points that season ... earned all-county accolades as both a punter and kicker.
Personal: Given name is Daniel Michael Grochowski ... parents' names are Raymond and Luann Grochowski ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering.