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'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'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 '03) and career (79) ... played in league all-star game ... helped win '03 league tournament and regional title ... scored 13 goals as a freshman, 22 as a sophomore ... played for Maryland ODP (`98-'05), Bethesda Excel ('01-'03) and FC Delco Heat ('03-'05) clubs ... member of Blue Skywalkers lacrosse team from '03-'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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