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Lizzy Shim

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Position
5'4''
Height
Senior
Class
Charlottesville, Va.
Hometown
The Covenant School
High School
Lizzy Shim - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers

Lizzy Shim

AT VIRGINIA

2020

  • Was in the starting line-up for the season-opener against Wake
  • Moved to defensvie back after being a striker the previous season
  • Played in all 11 games in the fall, making nine starts. Did not play in the spring due to injury

2019

  • Missed the first 12 games of the season recovering from an off-season medical issue
  • Made her collegiate debut at Louisville (10/11)
  • Appeared in six games

2018

  • Was injured for much of the season and did not appear in a game

High School/Club Hockey

  • US U19 National Indoor Team
  • Four-time All-State, All-League of Independent Schools and team MVP
  • Two-time Max Field Hockey All-Region
  • 2017-18 CBS19 Female Student Athlete of the Year
  • Led Covenant to the state title in 2016
  • 2016 All-VISAA Division II Player of the Year
  • Also played lacrosse at Covenant, earning Second Team All-State honors as a sophomore and first team as a junior
  • Played for the WC Eagles club team, traveling to China for a U18 tournament

Personal

  • Daughter of Mike and Jamie Shim
  • Has a younger sister, Abigail
  • Father, Dr. Michael Shim, is a Virginia alum and an endowed associate professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the UVA medical school
  • Studied classical piano for eight years
  • Foreign affairs major