3 Liza Ryabkina
3 - Liza Ryabkina
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kharkiv, Ukraine
High School: Berkshire School (Mass.)
Position: Forward
Major: Government
Bats/Throws: R
House Affiliation: Mather

Video Senior Perspective

Senior • 2010-11
Tri-captain for 2010-11 season ... Named to the All-Ivy League second team and All-ECAC third team ... Was tied for third on the team with 25 points on 11 goals and 14 assists ... Had a team-high six power-play goals on the year and was second in plus/minus at +11 ... Netted a pair of goals in season-opener vs. Yale Oct. 29, including game-tying effort with 14 seconds left in regulation ... Also picked up a goal against Brown Oct. 30 ... Named ECAC Hockey MLX Skates Player of the Week for Nov. 2 ... Picked up an assist in 2-2 tie at Princeton Nov. 13 ... Netted her fourth goal of the season in 5-3 win over No. 9 Dartmouth Nov. 19 ... Tallied a pair of goals against No. 4/5 Boston University Dec. 10 ... Picked up two assists in a 5-0 win against Union on Jan. 7 ... Notched an assist in a 3-2 win over Clarkson Jan. 15 ... Scored her seventh goal of the season against RPI Jan. 21 and tallied two assists the following day against Union ... Registered a goal and an assist in 4-0 blanking at Brown Jan. 28 and repeated the feat the following afternoon in 5-3 win at Yale ... Had a goala against Princeton Feb. 4 and logged a pair of assists in Beanpot semifinal against Northeastern Feb. 8 ... Picked up a helper against Clarkson Feb. 11 and had a goal the following afternoon against St. Lawrence ... Added an assist in a 7-0 win over Colgate Feb. 18 ... Had an assist in each game of ECAC quarterfinal series win over St. Lawrence Feb. 25-26.

Junior • 2009-10

Played in 23 games ... Stood second on Harvard with 15 goals, marking a career-high ... Tallied four game-winning goals, which ranked tied for first on the Crimson and 16th in the nation ... Nominee for Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award ... Had a +14 rating and was +2 or better in a game six times ... Scored game-winning goal late in third period and assisted on another tally in win over Dartmouth (Nov. 25) ... Netted the game winner in third period in 1-0 victory against No. 2 Minnesota (Dec. 4) ... Assisted on power-play goal in win over Connecticut (Dec. 8) ... Scored and handed out an assist  against Cornell (Jan. 15) ... Had a goal in second straight game, finding the back of the net in win over Colgate (Jan. 16) ... Netted two goals in victory against Union (Jan. 22) ... Assisted on two goal, including the game-winning tally, at Dartmouth (Jan. 29) ... Netted a career-high four goals, scoring three times in the third period and twice on the power play, in 5-0 win over Boston College in Beanpot semifinal (Feb. 2) ... Assisted on power-play goal in victory against Yale (Feb. 6) ... Scored the game-winner against Northeastern in Beanpot final (Feb. 9) ... Finished Beanpot with five goals and was named Tournament MVP. ... Netted two goals in victory over Princeton in Game 1 of ECAC Hockey quarterfinals (Feb. 26) ... Notched a power-play goal in Game 2 of ECAC Hockey quarterfinals (Feb. 27) ... Tallied a power-play goal in ECAC Hockey semifinals at Clarkson (March 5).

Sophomore • 2008-09
Played in all 32 games ... Ranked fifth on the Crimson with 15 points on nine goals and six assists ... Tallied her first career hat trick in victory at Princeton (Nov. 1); was tabbed ECAC Hockey Player of the Week for effort ... ... Scored three goals against Cornell in ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series, including two in Game 2 (Feb. 27-28) ... Assisted on a power-play score at St. Lawrence (Nov. 15) ... Collected an assist on a power-play goal at Connecticut (Dec. 14) ... Tallied the game winner at Dartmouth (Dec. 17) ... Assisted on game-winning goal at Brown (Jan. 9) ... Earned primary assist on game-winning tally at Union (Jan. 30) ... Netted the game winner in third period the following day at Rensselaer (Jan. 31) ... Netted a goal in first period against Clarkson (Feb. 21), helping Harvard win the ECAC Hockey regular-season title ... Handed out assists against Quinnipiac (Jan. 3) and Boston University in Beanpot semifinal (Feb. 3).

Freshman • 2007-08
An ECAC All-Academic performer ... All-ECAC Tournament Team ... Tallied a goal in Harvard’s 3-2 overtime victory over St. Lawrence in ECAC Championship (March 9) ... Netted a goal in ECAC semifinal matchup with Clarkson (March 8) ... Selected ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week (Jan. 28) after scoring game-winning goal, adding two assists and recording career-best +3 rating in 4-0 victory against Dartmouth (Jan. 27) ... Was 12th among nation’s rookies with 0.79 points per contest ... Finished tied for fifth in the ECAC season with three game-winning goals ... Was fourth among the league’s rookies with 17 points (6-11-17) ... Tallied game-winning goals in three straight games (Jan. 27-Feb.2) against Dartmouth, at Brown and vs. Yale ... Scored at least one point in six straight games (Nov. 24-Dec. 8) ... Registered three points (one goal, two assists) including first career power-play goal in 4-1 win at Providence (Dec. 8) ... Scored in first period of Beanpot final against Boston University (Feb. 12) ... Added an assist in Beanpot semifinals against Northeastern (Feb. 5) ... Had two assists in wins over St. Lawrence (Nov. 24), Dartmouth (Nov. 27) and Connecticut (Dec. 7) ... Scored first career goal vs. Quinnipiac on Nov. 2 ... Tallied goals at Rensselaer (Nov. 30) and at Union (Dec. 1) ... Added an assist on game-winning score at St. Lawrence (Jan. 11) ... +17 on season ... Posted a +2 rating or better four times.

Before Harvard
Graduated from High School No. 140 in Ukraine and was a member of the school ice hockey team... Attended Berkshire prep school from 2005 to 2007... member of the varsity ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer and track teams... helped her team to Division I Ice Hockey New England Championship in 2006... crowned the Division II New England Champion for discus in 2007.