|| Missy Halliday
General: One of the team's leaders and a well-rounded player A hard worker and great teammate Much of the action tends to focus around her in the midfield A quick, athletic and dynamic player Has worked hard on her distribution skills and keeping the ball on the stick.
Cardinal Career: Started all but one game in four years on The Farm with 80 starts Contributed 34 points on 13 goals and eight assists Name to the All-NorPac First Team her senior year Four-time NFHCA All-Academic.
As A Senior in 2005: Named to the West Region Second Team and All-NorPac First Team A member of the NorPac All-Tournament Team Played in 21 games for the Cardinal, starting 20 First on the squad with five assists, as well as fourth on the team with three goals and 11 points Also fifth on the team with 31 shots NFHCA All-Academic for the fourth-straight season.
Individual Game Notes (2005)
11/3 vs. Appalachian State (NorPac Tournament Opener) - AST ... assisted Julia Drewes' goal in the eighth minute of Stanford's 5-1 victory, her fifth assist of the season 10/10 at Wake Forest - G ... Nabbed Stanford's only goal in the 61st minute 10/7 at Davidson - 2 AST ... recorded her first career two-save game in Stanford's 5-1 win 10/1 vs Pacific - G ... scored in a second-straight game against the Tigers as Stanford fell, 4-3, in the shootout 9/25 at Pacific - G ... notched her first goal of the season in the Cardinal's 2-1 victory 9/13 vs. Bucknell - AST ... assisted Aska Sturdevan's goal buzzer goal as Stanford recorded a 6-0 shutout 8/30 vs. Delaware - AST
As A Junior In 2004:Third on the club with five goals and tied for third with 10 points Led the team with a .312 shooting percent-age, scoring her five goals on only 16 shots Had a pair game-winning goals to rank second on the team Started all 20 contests Earned NFHCA All-Academic honors for the third straight season.
Individual Game Notes (2004)
11/6 vs. Southwest Missouri State (NorPac Championship Third-Place Game) - G ... scored the only goal in a 1-0 win 10/2 at Southwest Missouri State - G 9/10 at Iowa - G ... helped lead Cardinal to 5-1 win 8/31 vs. Providence - G ... capped a 3-2 comeback win with late game-winner ... scored in second straight game 8/29 vs. Indiana - G ... only Stanford score in 2-1 loss
As A Sophomore In 2003: Ranked third on the team with nine points (4 G, 1 AST), as well as tied for third on the club with her four goals Posted a .235 shot percentage (four goals in 17 shots) that ranked third on the team and second among regular starters Named NFHCA All-Academic.
Individual Game Notes (2003)
11/8 vs. Southwest Missouri State (NorPac Championship Third-Place Game) - AST ... assisted on Noor Dawood's game-winning overtime goal that gave Cardinal a 2-1 victory 11/6 vs. Appalachian State (NorPac Championship First Round Game) - G ... scored first goal in 2-1 overtime win 9/27 vs. Pacific - G ... picked up final goal in 4-1 Stanford win 9/5 at Virginia Commonwealth - G ... scored Stanford's first goal in an eventual 3-2 overtime win 9/2 vs. Ohio State - G ... tied the contest with a score that was the first of two late Stanford goals in a 3-2 win|
As A Freshman In 2002: Became one of the top newcomers in the NorPac, start-ing all 21 games and playing solidly in the defensive midfield Contributed four points on a goal and two assists Named NFHCA All-Academic.
Individual Game Notes (2002)
10/7 at Saint Louis - AST ... assisted on a goal by Amanda Billmyer late in the first half that gave the Cardinal a lead in an eventual 4-3 win 9/10 at Colgate - AST ... contributed to a 5-0 win 9/5 vs. Albany - G ... scored first collegiate goal on penalty stroke in 4-0 victory |
High School: A 2002 graduate of Ocean City High School in Ocean City, NJ A First Team Regional and Second Team National All-American as a senior. Also earned All-League and All-South Jersey honors in her final two seasons Prep team won state titles three times (1999, 2000, `02) Scored 12 career prep goals A three-sport athlete that also participated in lacrosse as well as track and field.
Other Amateur Field Hockey: Twice participated in the Junior Olympics (2000, `01) Won a pair of gold medals at the National Futures Tournament with teams from New Jersey in 2000 and '01 Won three gold medals with Spirit USA at the National Hockey Festival (2000-02) while playing six seasons (1997-2002) with the club team.
Coaching Staff On Halliday: "Missy is a leader for this team, both on and off the field. She has really stepped up her game and intends to finish her collegiate career with a strong senior season. She's one of the players that we're most excited about emerging this year. She's very determined and knows that she wants to go out with a bang."
Getting To Know Missy Halliday
|Born:||February 3, 1984|
|My earliest field hockey memory is:||Scoring my first goal by accidentally kicking the ball in as an 11-year-old|
|The reasons I chose Stanford are:||It's an incredible place and such a well-rounded school|
|The best advice I've ever received is:||It's the joy of the journey|
Last Updated: 6/07/06