ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
3 - Lizzie Abbott
Lizzie Abbott
Height: 5-7
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Palo Alto
Position: Driver

2009:
Named to CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team and ACWPC All-Academic Team ... Tallied first career goal against New York Athletic Club at Harvard Invitational (Feb. 15) ... Had two scores against Villanova and one against Princeton (Feb. 21) ... Netted two goals against Bucknell (Feb. 22) ... Drew three ejections against Hartwick (March 14) ... Scored two goals in win at Sonoma State (March 22) ... Netted a score at Pacific (March 24) ... Had a goal at Cal State Monterey Bay (March 27) ... Found the back of the net against Brown (April 11) ... Tallied a goal against Indiana at Eastern Championship (April 25) ... Netted a goal in victory over Bucknell at Easterns (April 26).

High School:
Earned three varsity letters in water polo and three in swimming at Palo Alto High ... Captained water polo and swimming teams as senior ... Was twice named to All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League First Team ... Also named All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Second Team on one occasion ... Recipient of Coaches' Award in 2007 ... Member of Stanford Club water polo team that placed third at U-16 Junior Olympics in 2006 ... Named Most Valuable Senior on the swimming squad in 2008 ... Helped swim team win three straight league championships (2006, 2007, 2008) ... Earned American Mathematics Certificate of Achievement and American Mathematics Competitions Certificate of Distinction.

Personal:
Father, Bob Abbott, played water polo at Stanford from 1984-1987, helping the Cardinal win two NCAA championships ... Is working on getting her pilot's license.