Liz Young
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Liz Young

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Serra HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
Defender

Major:
Biology

09/09/2014

Young Earns MAC Player of the Week Honors

MSU junior captain Liz Young gets her first conference Defensive Player of the Week award of her career

09/07/2014

Bears Take Down Billikens at Allison North, 4-1

Four players score goals to help the Bears earn a victory as Missouri State celebrates its alumni and new home

08/30/2014

Drew, Bears Come up Short in 1-0 Field Hockey Loss to Broncs

MSU sophomore goalkeeper Megan Drew made 7 saves off 13 shots for a career-high in a losing effort

08/25/2014

Bears Open 2014 Season at Monmouth; Picked 7th in Poll

MSU returns 12 players with experience heading into the 2014 season

01/15/2014

Redhead, Scherer Selected to Field Hockey Academic All-MAC Team

Sophomores excelled on the field and in the classroom in 2013

08/25/2014

Bears Field Hockey 2014 Season Preview

Juniors Charlie Redhead, Liz Young and Dominique Leyva give Bears All-Access a preview of the Bears field hockey team heading into the 2014 season.

Awards/Honors
2013:
Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention
2012:
Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll

2013 Season (Sophomore)

Served as a solid all-around player in her second season at Missouri State ... Scored a walkoff goal on senior day against Ball State (Nov. 3) ... Scored two goals on the year with one assist for a total of five points ... Notched 18 shots, the third-highest total on the squad ... Placed 10 shots on goal ... Made five defensive saves to lead the team and place third in the MAC ... Earned career highs in multiple statistical categories.

2012 Season (Freshman)

Appeared in all 16 of Missouri State's games and started six times ... Scored one goal, which accounted for her two points on the year ... Also recorded four shots for the Bears.

Background
Young was a four-year starter as a midfielder and defender at Serra High School ... Started all four years and lettered as a junior and senior ... Helped the Conquistadors to a California Interscholastic Federation Division II title in 2011 ... As a senior, picked up first team all-league, all-CIF and all-division honors ... Excelled in the classroom and was named to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic team as a junior and senior ... Was named the hardest worker on her team as a freshman and sophomore ... High school teammate of current Bears field hockey player Dominique Leyva.

Personal
Elizabeth Anne Young was born Feb. 14, 1994 in San Diego, Calif. ... Daughter of Tom and Corinne Young ... Majoring in biology ... Wants to become a veterinarian.

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