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28 Liz Colgan
Liz  Colgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cockeysville, Md.

High School:
Notre Dame Prep

Position:
Goalkeeper

03/28/2015

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

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

08/07/2014

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

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

06/23/2014

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

Senior Liza Blue honored for the third time

06/11/2014

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

Julie Myers named VaSID Coach of the Year

05/23/2014

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

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

05/11/2014

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

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

03/22/2014

Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)

Women's Lacrosse at Duke (by Matt Riley)

Feature: Liz Colgan Senior Profile

AT VIRGINIA

2014
• 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.

2013
• 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

2012
• Appeared in two games, including a start against Virginia Tech
• 1-1 record with six saves and 15 goals allowed

2011
• A member of the 2010-11 ACC Academic Roll
• Appeared in four games

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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)

PERSONAL
• 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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