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2005: Played 21/started 21 ... One of the Wildcat captains ... Finished career with school-record 526 saves ... 5.90 goals-against average led the nation ... ALC Goalie of the Year ... First-team All-ALC ... Inside Lacrosse National Honor Roll (5/2) ... Six saves (.545 percentage) in season-opening win over North Carolina (2/20) ... Five saves without allowing a goal in 35 minutes vs. Oregon (2/26) ... Had eight saves in NCAA title-game win over Virginia (5/22) ... Matched that total at Notre Dame (3/3) and vs. Penn State (4/15) ... Five saves, four ground balls and a caused turnover in NCAA win vs. Princeton (5/15) ... Eleven games with two or more ground balls ... Six saves, five GB vs. Rutgers (4/1) ... NU Center Court Senior Recognition ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2004: One of the Wildcats' tri-captains for the third straight season ... Started every game in the goal, playing all but 60 minutes between the pipes ... Inside Lacrosse Third-Team All-America ... IWLCA Second-Team Regional All-America (Mid-Atlantic) ... Second-team All-ALC ... Had a career-high 146 saves, good for second on NU's all-time single-season list ... Eight games with 10 or more stops ... Finished as the ALC leader and fifth nationally in goals-against average (7.56) ... Second in ALC, 20th nationally in save percentage (.529) ... womenslacrosse.com National Player of the Week and ALC Player of the Week after her 12-save performance in NU's 9-6 ALC win over No. 15 Ohio State (3/7) ... womenslacrosse.com and insidelacrosse.com National Honor Rolls after making 26 saves and allowing just nine goals in NU wins at No. 19 Stanford (4/9) and Cal (4/11) ... insidelacrosse.com National Honor Roll after back-to-back 10-save outings in wins over No. 6 Notre Dame (4/20, 5 goals allowed) and No. 9 Johns Hopkins (4/25, 8 goals allowed) ... Also had three ground balls and two caused turnovers in ALC win over Blue Jays ... Made 11 saves, added three ground balls and one caused turnover in NU's NCAA quarterfinal game at No. 2 Virginia (5/16) ... Also had 11 stops in Wildcats' regular-season game at No. 4 Duke (2/22) ... Made 10 saves in NU's 9-8, sudden-victory OT win at Delaware (3/24) ... ALC Academic Honor Roll ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2003: One of the Wildcats' tri-captains ... Played nearly every minute of every game in the goal, giving way only during the second half of NU's win over Sacred Heart (3/5) ... Collected 139 saves, the third-best total in school history ... Recorded a .480 save percentage and had a 9.44 goals-against average ... Also scooped up 28 ground balls and had five caused turnovers ... Had six games with 10 or more saves ... Made career-high 14 saves in 14-4 loss to Ohio State (3/23) ... Landed on the Inside Lacrosse National Honor Roll after she stopped 13 shots in an 8-6 win over nationally ranked Connecticut (4/6) ... Recorded 12 stops in a 12-7 loss to Penn State (4/19) ... Had eight-save performances vs. Davidson (4/21, a 14-4 win) and at Colgate (5/1, a 10-5 win) ... ALC Academic Honor Roll ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2002: One of the Wildcats' tri-captains ... Started all but one game in goal and played all but 30 minutes ... Had 137 saves, good for fourth on NU's single-season list ... Finished with a 9.86 goals-against average and a .490 save percentage ... Had seven games with 10 or more saves ... Due to injury, did not start opener vs. Marist, but played second half and had five saves without allowing a goal (3/8) ... Had 15 saves and allowed just 11 goals vs. No. 15 Johns Hopkins (3/26) ... Had 12 saves in 7-6 loss at New Hampshire (4/6) ... Stopped 11 shots in NU's 9-8 ALC win over Ohio University (4/12) ... Finished season with 13 saves vs. Notre Dame (4/25) and 12 vs. Vanderbilt (5/4) ... ALC Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Lettered four times apiece in lacrosse, soccer and ice hockey ... Captained all three sports ... In lacrosse, led Capital District with 200 saves as a senior ... Two-time first team all-league (2000, 2001) ... Team finished as sectional runner-up ... Junior year, led team to Section II Class B title and Regional Class B final ... Also co-champions in CDWLL ... Freshman year, backstopped Albany Academy team that went unbeaten in league play and finished as sectional runner-up ... Competed for New York Team 2 at U.S. National Tournament and Capital Team at All-Star Express Tournament ... In soccer, CHVL League All-Star four times ... Played in Exceptional Senior Soccer Game ... High school coach was Jenny Riitano ... Albany Academy's Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Academic All-American.
Personal: Born Elizabeth Ashley Gersuk on 7/29/83 ... Daughter of Julie and Joseph Gersuk ... Aunt, Mary Mantho, attended Northwestern.