40   Elizabeth Speck
Elizabeth Speck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

High School:
Sacred Heart

Height:
5-8

Position:
B


AS A SENIOR IN 2008: Was named to the America East All-Conference Second Team and was honored as the team's Most Valuable Defensive Player and Most Improved Player ... Named to the America East All-Tournament team ... An America East All-Academic honoree ... At season's end was selected for the NEWISA Senior Bowl ... Started every game as an outside back and recorded one assist at UMBC (Oct. 23) ... Anchored one of the nation's stingiest defenses, which finished 15th in the country in goals-against average (0.62) and tied a program record for shutouts (12) ... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll for maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007: Started all 21 games as an outside defender ... Took three shots - all on goal ... Helped lead a defense that recorded 10 shutouts in 2007 - six in conference - and a league-leading .597 goals-against average ... Named to America East Commissioner's Honor Roll for earning a 3.5 GPA or higher.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006: Started in 19 of 21 games in 2006 ... Took three shots during the season, two of which were on goal, ranking seventh on the team with a .667 shots on goal percentage ... Was a mainstay in the backfield as the team held opponents to 14 goals all season, second only to Maine in the conference.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005: Played in eight games, all off the bench, as a midfielder ... Saw action in the America East tourney (versus New Hampshire in the semifinals and versus Maine in the title game) as well as in the NCAA tournament against Boston College (11/12) ... Managed one shot on the season, versus UNH (10/30) ... BU was 6-1-1 when she played ... Named to America East Honor Roll for GPA of 3.0 or higher.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Was a four-year starting midfielder at Sacred Heart Academy ... Named Most Valuable New Player as a freshman ... Capped off scholastic career in 2004 by serving as team captain and earning All-Long Island honors ... In 2004, team won the league and state championships ... ODP team won the Surf Cup ... Played junior varsity basketball in 2003 and was voted team MVP ... Academically, was a National Merit winner, was in the National Honor Society, was on the Principal's list and was nationally recognized for excellence in Latin.
PERSONAL:
Born on Aug. 4, 1987 ... Daughter of Robert and Terry Speck ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a political science major.

STATISTICS
Overall Stats America East Stats
Year GP-GS Sh G Asts Pts GP-GS Sh G Asts Pts
2005 8-0 1 0 0 0 3-0 0 0 0 0
2006 20-20 3 0 0 0 8-8 2 0 0 0
2007 21-21 3 0 0 0 8-8 2 0 0 0
2008 22-22 3 0 1 1 8-8 1 0 1 1
Tot. 71-63 10 0 1 1 27-24 5 0 1 1

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