#22 Beth Koloup
Earned four monograms at Notre Dame, three in lacrosse and one in soccer … joined classmate Shannon Burke as leaders of the 2009 Irish defense … two-year starter for the Irish … smart player with outstanding quickness … excellent student who was the winner of the team[apos]s Rockne Scholar-Athlete award and was named to the IWLCA academic honor roll as a senior … began playing lacrosse in 2003 at her high school, Notre Dame Prep, where she was a standout soccer player … played one year of high school lacrosse … played in 49 career games, making 39 starts … scored four goals with two assists for six points … recorded 58 ground balls, 46 draw controls and 25 caused turnovers with the Irish.
AS A SENIOR: Played and started all 21 games … scored three goals and added an assist for four points … tied for seventh with 31 ground balls … added 13 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers … scored goals against Stanford (2/28), Rutgers (3/17) and California (3/22) … recorded two or more ground balls in 11 of 21 games … had a career best four ground balls versus Loyola (Md.) on March 29 … turned in a personal best three caused turnovers in 18-11 loss at Vanderbilt (4/15).
AS A JUNIOR: Became an integral part of the Notre Dame defense in 2008 … started in all 18 games that she played, scoring one goal with one assist for two points …. tied for seventh on the team with 25 ground balls … became a key member of the Irish draw control team as she finished fourth on the roster with 31 draw controls and tied for eighth with 11 caused turnovers … scored lone goal of the season and first of her career on March 13 in 16-8 win versus Delaware … picked up first career assist in 15-11 win versus Cornell (5/3) … had seven games with two or more ground balls, including three games with a career high three against Duquesne (2/17), Delaware (3/13) and Georgetown (4/12) … had nine games with two or more draw controls, highlighted by six draw controls in 16-2 regular-season loss at Northwestern … had a career-high three caused turnovers in 14-11 win at Ohio State in third game of the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in eight games in 2007 … saw limited playing time due to injuries … recorded two ground balls, two draw controls and one ground ball, coming off the bench for the Irish … had one ground ball and one caused turnover versus Northwestern (3/1) … saw action at Canisius and Syracuse … had one ground ball and one draw control in 16-9 win over Ohio State … saw minutes in wins over Duquesne and California, recording her first caused turnover against the Bears … played in the loss at Vanderbilt and the BIG EAST Tournament game versus Georgetown.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw limited playing time as a freshman, playing in just two games … saw action against Lehigh and Canisius … also played soccer in her freshman year … saw action in six games for the Irish soccer team and had two goals and one assist in 95 minutes of playing time.
PREP & PERSONAL: Played three sports at Notre Dame Prep in Towson, Md., earning four letters in soccer and one each in track and lacrosse … earned all-state soccer honors as junior and senior forward/midfielder … helped team earn national ranking in final two seasons, winning conference title as a sophomore … leading scorer (16 goals) for nation[apos]s No. 8-ranked team in senior season … four times all-conference, three times all-city … team captain as senior … set school records for goals in season (28, as junior in [apos]03) and career (79) … played in league all-star game … helped win [apos]03 league tournament and regional title … scored 13 goals as a freshman, 22 as a sophomore … played for Maryland ODP (`98-[apos]05), Bethesda Excel ([apos]01-[apos]03) and FC Delco Heat ([apos]03-[apos]05) clubs … member of Blue Skywalkers lacrosse team from [apos]03-[apos]04 … full name is Elisabeth Michelle Koloup … daughter of Matthew and Laura Koloup … has two brothers … born March 21, 1987, in Baltimore … graduated from Notre Dame with degrees in Political Science and Spanish.
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