|| Lizzie Suiter
Record Book (2003-06)
2. Single Season Blocks (2004) - 198
3. Single Season Games (2004) - 133
5. Career Blocks Per Game - 1.26
Dunning On Suiter: Lizzie had such a good sophomore year that everyone's expectations were very high for another great season, but multiple injuries limited her. She has worked very hard since then and is ready to play the best volleyball of her life."
2006 Season (Senior):Played in 29 games in her final season for the Cardinal ... Missed the first half of the season due to injury ... Collected 25 kills with a .279 hitting percentage, as well as 27 blocks to average 0.93 blocks per game ... Recorded two kills and two blocks in the Cardinal's three-game sweep of California (12/8) in the regional semifinal ... The next night, added one kill and four blocks, including two block solos, as the Cardinal defeated Texas (12/9) in the regional final to advance to the Final Four ... In the first round of the NCAA Tournament, tallied four kills and four blocks as Stanford swept Sacramento State (12/2) ... In just her sixth match back in action, tallied a season-high six kills and a season-high six blocks in a four-game victory over UCLA (11/11) ... Hit a season-high .556 at Oregon State (11/17) with five kills and two blocks ... Also hit .429 on Senior Night against Washington State with three kills and a block.
2006 Game-By-Game Statistics
2005 Season (Junior): Bothered with an ankle and eye injury that limited her to just 18 matches (45 games) Had a season-high eight blocks in the Pac-10 season opener against USC (9/23/05), and against nationally-ranked Arizona (11/11/05) Had her best match of the season with six kills (.333) along with four blocks against Oregon State (10/28/05) Named a First-Team Pac-10 All-Academic selection.
2004 Season (Sophomore): Played in all 133 games Stanford's starting middle blocker Averaged 1.23 kills and 1.49 blocks per game A First-Team Pac-10 All-Academic selection Her 198 total blocks ranks second on The Farm for a single season Recorded a career-best nine kills against Washington (11/18/04) Tallied a career-high ten blocks vs St. Mary's (9/28/04) and UCLA (11/4/04) Recorded six or more blocks in 13 matches Hit a career-best .700 (7-0-10) against Washington State (10/22/04) Hit .309 for the year Ranked second in the league in blocks per game Did not commit a hitting error in 16 of 36 matches Had seven kills and four blocks against Jacksonville (12/3/04) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Collected five blocks in the win over Texas (12/10/04) and in the NCAA title match against Minnesota (12/18/04).
2003 Season (Freshman): Played in three matches (three games) for Stanford Averaged 0.67 kills and 0.33 service aces per game Notched her first collegiate service ace versus Bradley (8/30/03) Tallied her first collegiate kill against Oregon (11/20/03) where she hit 1.000 (2-0-2) Hit .500 on the season.
High School: A 2003 graduate of Aspen High School in Aspen, Colo. A three-year letterwinner in volleyball and four-year winner in basketball Captained the volleyball team her senior year 2002 Western Slope 3A Player of the Year Helped lead her team to a state championship in 2001-02 2002 first-team all-conference selection 2002 all-state selection 2003 Academic all-state (first team) selection In 2002, ranked third in the state for blocks, seventh in kills and 10th in aces 2001 first-team all-state Played club volleyball for the High Mountain Volleyball Club National Honor Society.
Cardinal Catalogue: Daughter of Gary and Fran Suiter Has one sister, Julia (24) Hobbies include reading, writing, art, painting, swimming, skiing, movies and cooking Full name is Elizabeth Kay Suiter.
Lizzie Suiter - Career Highs
Kills: 9 vs Washington (11/18/04)
Attempts: 26 vs Washington (11/18/04)
Aces: 1 (2 times)
Digs: 4 vs California (11/18/05)
Blocks: 10 (2 times)
Getting To Know Lizzie Suiter
|The best thing about Stanford is:
|| The people ... everyone is bizarrely interesting in their own way
| My favorite place on campus is:
|| Right outside Olive's, there is a bench covered by a flower canopy
|Favorite Europe trip memory:
|| On the bus with the team, laughing at the picture Kristin and I took of our double chins on our balcony in Italy
|Ten years from now I hope to be:
|| Wordly, laughing and not in a cubicle
|Favorite thing to do on an off day:
|| Sleep, be outside, run errands while playing obnoxiously loud music
|The place I would most like to visit:
|| Sri Lanka
|My favorite pre-game ritual:
|| Our stomp
|Earliest sporting memory:
|| While playing basketball as a kid, I got hip-checked by a girl that was bigger than me. I went airborne, flew across the court and landed hard, astonished that I just got owned.
|Stanford will be fun to watch this year because:
|| We have an incredible amount of talent, and after playing and bonding in Europe, we simply love playing with each other
|My greatest athletic moment was:
|| Having Jen Hucke jump on me when we won the NCAA title in Long Beach
|The athlete I admire most:
|| Rob Blake (Colorado Avalanche hockey)
|The current or former Stanford athlete I most enjoy watching perform:
|| Ed McCaffrey (football)
|Best book I have ever read:
|| The Power of One, and the Fountainhead
|My favorite class:
|| Drawing or photography
|| Cold corn on the cob and chocolate covered strawberries
|Least Favorite Food:
|| Cottage cheese, sour cream and cream cheese
|If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
|My favorite movie:
|| Tommy Boy
|My favorite TV show:
|| I love the 80's
|My Favorite Actor:
|| Edward Norton
|My favorite musical group:
|| The Beatles
|The best advice I ever received was:
|| "Don't worry about it until you have to" or "Be careful of reading health books ... you could die of a misprint"
|The person or people who have had the greatest influence on my career:
|| My teammates
|My advice to youngsters:
|| If you are going to laugh about it later, might as well laugh about it now
|If I could bring one thing from my hometown to Stanford, it would be:
|| Mountains - real, rocky, huge, beautiful mountains
|One wish I would make for the 21st century:
|| That we don't run out of our natural resources and that all nuclear weapons are dismantled