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12-Danny Griffin

POSITION: Midfielder

BIRTHDATE: 7/14/1998

HOMETOWN: Wethersfield, Conn.



PREVIOUS TEAM: Providence College (NCAA)


Danny Griffin enters his rookie campaign with Riverhounds SC in 2020.

Before arriving in Pittsburgh, the Providence College product was drafted by Columbus Crew SC with the 49th overall selection in the second round of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. The midfielder was let go by the MLS side prior to the start of its 2020 season.

Griffin played collegiately at Providence from 2016-19 and made an instant impact on the team. He started all 20 of his matches played as a freshman and was a unanimous selection to the Big East All-Freshman Team. He also was named All-Great Lakes Region Third Team for his freshman season. He capped his time with the Friars with an All-Big East Third Team selection as a senior.

The Wethersfield, Connecticut native finished his collegiate career at Providence with 80 games played (80 starts), 13 goals and six assists.