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Liza Blue

Redshirt Senior
Butler, Md.
Garrison Forest
High School
Liza Blue - Women's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

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– IWLCA All-America Third Team
– IWLCA All-South Region First Team
– Mid-season addition to the Tewaaraton Watch List
– VaSid All-State Second Team
– Finished her career ranked seventh on the Virginia all-time career goals list with 139
– Fifth on the Virginia all-time career draw controls list with 135
– Had a streak of 42-consecutive games contributing points that dated back to the 2013 season snapped in the ACC Tournament loss to Notre Dame
– Ninth in the ACC in goals per game (2.47) and draw controls per game (2.37)
– Led the team with 47 goals, third with 60 points
– Had 12 hat tricks including back-to-back three-goal performances in the NCAA Tournament
– Had hat tricks in three consecutive games during three different stretches of the season
– Had four five-point games including scoring four goals with an assist in the regular-season finale against Virginia Tech
– ACC Academic Honor Roll

– IWLCA Third Team All-American
– IWLCA All-South Region First Team
– Was named to the All-ACC Academic Team for the third time
– VaSID All-State First Team
– ACC Academic Honor Roll
– Led the team with 56 goals. Second in points (66) and draws (59)
– Has scored a goal in 27 consecutive games, a streak dating back to the 2013 season
– Averaged 2.67 goals per game, ranking eighth in the ACC and 32nd in the nation
– Averaged 2.81 draw controls per game, ranking 11th in the ACC and 75th in the nation
– Contributed six points with three goals and three assists in the victory over No. 6 Boston College
– Scored five goals in the ACC Tournament game against No. 1 Maryland
– scored 11 goals in the four games since the end of the regular season.
– Scored two goals with two assists while winning three draw controls in the NCAA Semifinal victory over North Carolina
– Scored two or more goals in nine of the last 12 games of the season
– Scored 12 goals in the five games after the end of the regular season (ACC and NCAA Tournaments)
– Has a fifth year of eligibility available so may return next season

– Missed the first seven games of the season due to injury and illness
– Has 13 points in the five games since the end of the regular season (two ACC and three NCAA) with 12 goals and an assist
– Scored her first goal of the season in her fifth game of the year at Boston College
– Scored a career-high four goals, including three in the first half, in the ACC Tournament first-round victory over Duke
– Had her second hat trick of the season with a three-goal performance in the NCAA First Round victory over Penn
– Ended the NCAA Tournament with seven goals and an assist, including scoring the game-winner against Penn
– Had a span of four straight games (3/23-4/2) in which she won at least one draw control

– Member of the ACC All-Academic Women’s Lacrosse Team
– Appeared in all 19 games with 16 starts
– Scored 17 goals with two assists and 20 draw controls
– Named the Rookie of the Week (Feb. 20) after scoring twice, recording an assist, picking up two ground balls, causing a turnover and tallying five draw controls in an upset of No. 7 Loyola in the season opener
– Scored her first career hat trick with three goals against Syracuse
– Scored at least one goal in the first eight games of her career
– Had back-to-back games with five draw controls against Loyola and Richmond

– A redshirt season

Worth Noting
– Competed one season for the Virginia field hockey team (2010), appearing in 18 games with three starts
– Has made it to an NCAA Tournament Semifinal with two different Cavalier teams (field hockey and lacrosse)

– Two-time first-team All-American (’09, ’10)
– Two-time first-team Academic All-American (’09, ’10)
– Under Armour All-American (’10)
– Three-time IAAM Conference All-Star (’08, ’09, ’10)
– Two-time Baltimore Sun second-team All-Metro (’09, ’10)
– Garrison Forest’s Emblem Award for field hockey and lacrosse (’10)
– Garrison Forest’s Athletic Award (’10)
– Graduated Cum Laude
– National English Merit Scholar

– Full name is Elizabeth Denison Blue
– Daughter of Liz and Henry Blue
– Has two brothers, Henry and Peter
– Father, Henry, played golf at UVa, and mother, Liz, played tennis and rowed for the Cavaliers
– Her major is Kinesiology

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