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Lizzie Machurick
Lizzie Machurick

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Little Chute, Wis.

High School:
Appleton Xavier

Last College:
Kishwaukee College

Height:
5-9

Position:
DS

Experience:
1 letter

L/R:
R

Of Note: Transfer from Kishwaukee College in Malta, Ill.

2009: Played in eight matches and 20 sets ... averaged 0.50 digs per set ... tallied three digs vs. Duke (Aug. 28) and vs. Oregon State (Sept. 6) ... chipped in two digs vs. Minnesota (Sept. 25) ... had one assist vs. Michigan (Oct. 10)

2008 (at Kishwaukee): Member of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II national championship team ... also aided her team to the NJCAA Region IV title and Arrowhead Conference championship ... played in 159 sets ... averaged 1.57 digs and 0.49 service aces per set ... also added 11 kills, six assists and one block solo on the season ... NJCAA Academic All-American

High School: Honorable mention all-state, Appleton Post-Crescent honorable mention all-area and second-team all-conference as a sophomore ... named most improved as a sophomore ... aided her team to two conference, two regional and two sectional championships ... competed at the state tournament her sophomore and junior seasons, finishing second as a junior ... four-year letter winner ... team captain as a senior ... team co-captain as a junior ... slowed by knee injuries prior to her junior and senior seasons ... four-time academic all-star ... also competed in track, qualifying for the state meet all four years ... earned three medals at state as a member of the 400-meter relay and 800-meter relay ... member of two school-record-setting relays ... aided her track team to conference and regional titles her sophomore season ... played club volleyball with the Kaepa Fox Cities Elite and Wisconsin Power ... team competed in Junior Olympics three seasons ... member of the high honor roll and National Honor Society ... earned Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association All-Academic award all four years

Personal: Full name is Elizabeth ... parents are Mike and Beth Machurick ... has one sister Sarah (24) and one brother Ross (22) ... enjoys working out, listening to music and being with family and friends

Major: Communicative Disorders

Why Wisconsin?

"It's always been my dream school and I love the athletic events."

Stats

CAREER MATCH HIGHS
Kills: 0
Attempts: 0
Hitting Percentage: 0
Assists: 1 vs. Michigan, 10-10-09
Service Aces: 0
Digs: 3 (2x; MR vs. Oregon State, 9-6-09)
Total Blocks: 0
Points: 0

Off the Court with Lizzie Machurick

First started volleyball: 3rd grade/ Nine years old
Most memorable match: winning NJCAA nationals in the Dells
Before each match I: picture the perfect game
One word that describes the UW team is: awesome
Favorite thing to do off-the-court with my teammates is: have a good time
In off-season training, I worked on: getting in shape and being prepared to begin workouts
This summer, I: took a class, trained with the team and loved summer
The best thing about Madison is: feeling at home
If I wasn't playing college volleyball, I would be: going crazy! But probably just focusing on school and continuing to work out.
Dream as a collegiate player: walk off the court every day with a smile on my face
Favorite part of game day: the thrill of the upcoming match
Who is the funniest player on the team? Either Elle or Nellie
My role models are: My dad and my Nana
What talent would you like to have? Be artistic
One thing I absolutely have to do before I turn 40: go sky diving
Post-college/career plans: working in an elementary school as a speech pathologist
If I could travel to anywhere in the world, it would be: either Hawai'i or Italy
If I could bring one thing from my hometown, it would be: my dog
I can't live without: ice cream
What is your greatest achievement? Winning nationals after two knee surgeries
Most famous people I've met: Black Stone Cherry band
My dream date would be: traveling around Europe
If I could be on any TV reality show it would be: The Bachelor
My secret addiction is: chocolate
Favorites - Athlete: Ron Sweet; Movie: Up; TV show: The Bachelor; Sports team: Badgers; Food: Fettuccini alfredo; Place on campus: Terrace; Places to shop: Tiger Lily, Express, Buckle; Cartoon character: Tigger; Vacation spot: Spain; Volleyball player: Misty May; Favorite drink: orange juice

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