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Lizanne Murphy
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Lizanne Murphy 446870
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada
High School: Dawson

#15 Lizanne Murphy

6-1, Senior

Forward

Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada

High School: Dawson College

High School Coach: Trevor Williams

 

Team Captain

 

Postseason honors candidate...Was a member of the Canadian Development Women's National Team in the summer of 2005 that competed in the World University Games in Izmir, Turkey...Enters 2006-07 having played in 84 consecutive games, including 65 straight starts.

 

AT HOFSTRA

2005-06: Named to Colonial Athletic Association All-Academic Team...CoSIDA Academic All-District third team selection...Received CAA Commissioner's Academic Award...Started all 31 games...Averaged 10.4 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game...Ranked third on team with 46 steals...Scored in double-figures in 13 games...Had 10 or more rebounds in nine contests...Led team in scoring in five games and in rebounding seven times...Ranked seventh in the CAA in rebounding...Scored a season-high 19 points versus Delaware and against Old Dominion in the CAA semifinals...Scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in WNIT win over Stony Brook...Also had 18 points in games against UNC Wilmington and Virginia Commonwealth...Had a season best 13 rebounds versus Pepperdine and Drexel...Had 11 points and 11 rebounds in WNIT game at Villanova...Pulled down 11 boards against Harvard and Northeastern...Had six assists versus Delaware...Posted four steals versus Georgia State...Averaged 10.6 points and 7.2 rebounds per game in conference...Named to the all-tournament team at the Pepperdine Thanksgiving Classic...Averaged a team high 32.4 minutes per contest.

 

2004-05: Third team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection...CAA All-Academic Team honoree...Received Rebounder of the Year and Purpose...Passion...Pride Scholar-Athlete Award at annual team banquet...Received CAA Commissioner's Academic Award...Played in and started all 29 games for the Pride, only member of the Pride to do so...Rebounding average was second-best all-time in Hofstra history and rebounding total of 302 is third-best...Ranked first on the team in rebounding with 10.4 per game and was third in scoring at 11.8 points per contest...Had a conference-leading 14 double-doubles, which ranked 20th in the nation...Only player in the CAA to average a double-double...Led Hofstra in rebounding 19 times, scoring four times, assists six times, blocks five times, steals six times and minutes played 18 times...Had 19 double-figure scoring games and 18 double-figure rebounding games...Ranked 15th in the nation in rebounding and in CAA rankings was 13th in scoring, first in rebounding, fifth in field goal percentage, 12th in assists, 14th in free throw percentage, 11th in assist/turnover ratio, eighth in offensive rebounds and first in defensive rebounds...Began the year with double-doubles in three of Hofstra's first four games, including a 14-point, 14-rebound performance in win over Colgate...Scored a career-high 22 points and added 15 rebounds in win over Harvard...Pulled down a season-high 17 rebounded and scored 14 points in win at William & Mary...Nearly had a triple-double with 11 rebounds, nine assists and eight points in road win versus George Mason...CAA Player of the Week on December 20 and January 24... Averaged 11.0 points and 10.4 rebounds per game in conference action... Named to Met Basketball Writers Association Weekly Honor Roll on December 20 and January 24...Averaged a team-high 35.8 minutes per game.

 

2003-04: Played in 25 games, starting 23...Averaged 7.2 points and six rebounds per game...Ranked fifth on the team in scoring and second in rebounding...Had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds versus UNC Wilmington...Had 17 points and six rebounds in upset of Old Dominion...Pulled down 11 defensive rebounds and added nine points at Drexel...Scored 13 points and grabbed eight boards versus Pepperdine...Dished out six assists against Princeton...Had six steals and 10 rebounds versus Virginia Commonwealth in CAA Tournament...Had four steals against Rhode Island and Pepperdine...Two-time CAA Rookie of the Week (12/29 and 1/19)...Averaged 7.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game in CAA contests...Averaged 27 minutes per game...Received CAA Commissioner's Award.

 

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL

Played basketball and soccer at Dawson College in Westmount, Quebec, Canada...Named to FQSE first team as a junior and senior...Also earned CCAA All-Canada accolades and was Dawson College's Most Valuable Player and Athlete of the Year as a junior and senior...Averaged at least 20 points in each of her four scholastic seasons, including 23 points and 18 rebounds per game as a junior...Led Quebec in scoring, rebounding and free throw percentage as a junior and senior...Played with current Hofstra teammate Tenicha Gittens at Dawson...Bronze medalist at the 2001 Canada Games...Plans to go to medical school after college... Born March 15, 1984...Biology major.

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