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  Liz Robinson
Liz Robinson

Player Profile

Alton, IL

High School:
Villa Duchesne HS




Stanford: Has great speed and a great shot ... Will be expected to contribute significantly on the forward line this season.

Cardinal Career: Has played in 51 games with 38 starts in her first three seasons at Stanford ... Has scored 23 points on 10 goals and three assists ... Selected to the NorPac All-Tournament team once ... Named NFHCA All-Academic for three-straight seasons.

2005 Season (Junior): Played in 21 games for the Cardinal, starting 19 ... Fourth on the team with four goals, including one game-winner, as well as fifth with eight points ... Also ranked third on the squad with 38 shots attempted ... Named NFHCA All-Academic for the third-straight year.

Individual Game Notes
11/3 vs. Appalachian State (NorPac Tournament Opener) - G ... collected her fourth goal of the season late in the second half of the 5-1 victory • 10/14 vs. Longwood - G ... scored in the 19th minute of the 3-0 home shutout, attempting a season-high seven shots • 9/13 vs. Bucknell - G ... scored in the 41st minute of Stanford's 6-0 shutout • 9/7 at Appalachian State - G ... netted her first goal of the season in the 2-0 road win, attempting five shots

2004 Season (Sophomore): Co-led the team in scoring with 14 points, tallying a team-high-tying six goals and a pair of assists ... Led the squad with four game-winning scores ... Scored her six goals on 29 shots for a .207 shot percentage that ranked third on the club ... Played in all 20 games with 19 starts ... Earned a spot on the NorPac All-Tournament team ... Named NFHCA All-Academic for the second time.

Individual Game Notes
11/4 vs. Radford (NorPac Championship First-Round Game) - G ... scored the game-winner and the only goal of the game to lead Stanford to a 1-0 overtime win in its tournament opener • 10/23 vs. Pacific - AST ... assisted on an Eleanor Morgan goal that gave the Cardinal a 1-0 lead in an eventual heartbreaking 2-1 loss in the final home game of the season • 10/10 vs. Boston College - G ... scored Stanford's only goal to give Stanford a 1-0 advantage in a game the Cardinal eventually lost, 2-1 • 10/4 at Saint Louis - G ... scored the game-winner at the 89:54 mark (0:06 seconds remaining in the second overtime) to lift Stanford to a dramatic 3-2 double overtime victory • 9/10 at Iowa - 2 G ... recorded the first two-goal game of her career, including the game-winner, in a 5-1 upset win • 9/5 vs. Louisville - G, AST ... scored her first career goal and the game-winner in a 3-2 victory • 8/28 vs. Hofstra ... first career start

2003 Season (Freshman): Played in 10 games (all off the bench) and contributed one assist ... Earned NFHCA All-Academic honors.

Individual Game Notes
10/26 vs. Southwest Missouri State - AST ... first collegiate point in 6-0 win • 9/5 at Virginia Commonwealth - made collegiate debut

High School: A 2003 graduate of Villa Duchesne High School ... Earned First Team All-Metro and All-Conference honors as a senior when she led her team in scoring with 31 points on 13 goals and five assists to earn team Offensive Player of the Year honors ... Field hockey team captain as a senior ... Also played prep basketball, soccer and lacrosse ... Commuted one hour each way and one state (Illinois to Missouri) to attend high school ... Received a Presidential Education Award as a senior for being in the Top 10% of her class.

Other Amateur Field Hockey: Has participated three times in the National Futures Tournament (2000, '02-03) ... Selected as an alternate for the Junior Olympics and earned a Futures Elite selection in 2002 before repeating the Futures selection in 2003 ... Played club field hockey from 2000-02 with Team Gateway.

Getting to Know Liz Robinson
Born: November 28, 1984

Parents: Daughter of William and Janie Robinson

Major: Human Biology

Professional Aspirations: dentistry, optometry, podiatry, or dolphin training

Athletic Family: father, William, participated in football, crew and lacrosse at Princeton ... brother, William, played football at Davidson ('96) ... sister participated in crew at Princeton ('98) ... sister, Kate, participated in crew at Holy Cross ('91) ... another brother played football at Depaul ('04)

Stanford's field hockey team will be fun to watch this year because: this is one of the quickest teams around.

My primary inspiration in sports is: my family and teammates

The thing I love about field hockey is: hitting the ball really hard over and over

Favorite sport other than field hockey: family basketball

My greatest athletic moment was: scoring in overtime at NorPac during my sophomore year

The biggest thrill in my life to date is: swimming with the dolphins

What makes Stanford University so special: all the nice and unique people

Since coming to Stanford I have learned: why people from California don't want to leave

Best book I have ever read: The Stranger

Favorite Food: brownies and cookies

Least Favorite Food: hot peppers

If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: sandwiches

Favorite midnight snack: ice cream

My favorite movie: Something About Mary

My favorite TV show: Full House

Favorite actor: Owen Wilson

Favorite actress: Cameron Diaz

After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as: a good friend

My parents were right when they told me: to wear my heart on my sleeve

If I could invite three people to dinner in history, they would be: Mitch Hedgeberg, Jim Carey, Owen Wilson

Hobbies: taking long walks on the beach, reading, eating good food

Ten years from now I hope to be: one of the old girls who still shows up at pickup hockey after work

What are you most thankful for in life: my family