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28 Liz Colgan
Liz  Colgan


Cockeysville, Md.

High School:
Notre Dame Prep



Virginia Wins Top-Five Battle at BC, 15-13

Cavaliers upset a previously-undefeated team for the second-straight Saturday


Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized


Five Virginia Players Named to the All-ACC Women's Lacrosse Academic Team

Senior Liza Blue honored for the third time


Courtney Swan Named VaSID University Division Women's Lacrosse State Player of the Year

Julie Myers named VaSID Coach of the Year


Virginia Falls to Syracuse in the NCAA Semifinals, 16-8

Kelly Boyd and Maddy Keeshan each score hat tricks in the loss


Women's Lacrosse NCAA vs. Princeton (by Matt Riley)

Women's Lacrosse NCAA vs. Princeton (by Matt Riley)


Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)

Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)

Feature: Liz Colgan Senior Profile


• IWLCA First Team All-American
• IWLCA All-South Region First Team
• First Team All-ACC
• First Cavalier to earn 1st Team All-America honors since 2010 and first Cavalier goalkeeper to be 1st Team since 1996
• All-ACC Academic
• VaSID All-State First Team
• Made 203 saves this season
• Fourth goalkeeper in Virginia history to reach 200 saves in a season
• Ranked second in the NCAA with only Caili Guilday of Stetson logging more saves this season (310)
• Ranked seventh in the nation and led the ACC in saves per game, averaging 9.67 per contest.
• Ranked third in the ACC and 24th in the nation with a 45.5 save percentage.
• Logged 22 saves against then-ranked No. 1 North Carolina in the regular-season game against the Tar Heels, the highest single-game performance by an ACC goalkeeper this season and the second-highest in the nation
• Had a six-game streak of making double-digit saves snapped against Princeton
• Had 10 games with 10 or more saves.

• Played in nine games including seven complete-games in goal
• Made her first career start at James Madison, getting the win while allowing just three goals and making seven saves
• Kept James Madison scoreless in the first half. Also shutout American in the first half
• Made 13 saves at Old Dominion
• Posted a 8.51 goals-against average for the season and a 45.8 save percentage

• Appeared in two games, including a start against Virginia Tech
• 1-1 record with six saves and 15 goals allowed

• A member of the 2010-11 ACC Academic Roll
• Appeared in four games

• Two-time first-team Towson Times All-Star ('09, '10)
• ESPN All-Rise Honorable Mention ('10)
• Named to Under Armour Underclassmen roster ('09)
• Two-time participant for Team Baltimore at National School Girls Tournament ('08, '09)
• National Society for High School Scholars
• Honor roll member
• AP Scholar with distinction
• Maryland Distinguished Scholar honorable mention ('09)
• Math National Honor Society ('08)
• Science National Honor Society ('08)

• Full name is Elizabeth Michele Colgan
• Daughter of Tom and Veronica Colgan
• Has one older sister, Jennifer, and one younger brother, Michael

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