17 Lizzy Hightower
17 Lizzy Hightower
Height: 5'6"
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
High School: Westminster Christian Academy
Position: M
Major: Psychology
g 2
a 3
pts 7
gw 0

Honors:

  • USA South All-West Division second team (2018)
  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)
  • USA South All-Academic (2017-18)
  • USA South Rookie of the Week (Sept. 19, 2016)
  • USA South All-Academic (2016-17)

Career Match-by-Match Stats: 2016, 2017, 2018

2018 (Junior): Played in all 20 matches and made 17 starts, both career-highs... Had two goals and three assists, a career-best, on the year... Named to the All-USA South West Division second team... Scored a match-tying goal late in the second half of a 2-1, overtime, win over Huntingdon (Oct. 12)... Took 46 shots on the year, 21 on goal... Also scored in an overtime loss at Birmingham Southern (Sept. 7)... Earned third straight USA South All-Academic team honor

2017 (Sophomore): Appeared in 17 matches, starting 10… Was second on the team in goals, scoring five… Had two assists and 12 points on the year… Had 25 shots, 12 of which were on goal... Had game-winning goal in overtime of Covenant's 2-1 victory over Berry (Oct. 11)... Started each of the final nine matches of the year... Scored in back-to-back contests against Sewanee (Sept. 13) and Oglethorpe (Sept. 16)... Named to the USA South All-Academic team for a second straight year

2016 (Freshman): Appeared and started in the first seven matches of the season before being sidelined by an injury... Earned USA South Rookie of the Week honors after scoring both goals in a 2-1 win over Piedmont (Sept. 16) and assisting the goal in a 1-0 win over Birmingham Southern (Sept. 13)... Took 13 shots, putting nine on goal... Named to USA South All-Academic team

High School: Attended Westminster Christian Academy... Led WCA's soccer program in assists as a junior and senior, and was the top goal scorer her senior year... Named to the National High School Girls Alabama All-State first team and to the 2015 All-Tennessee Valley Team as a junior... Holds the single-season school record for the most goals scored by any player with 41 in the 2015-16 season... Also holds the career school record for goals, male or female, with 131 and the most career assists with 93... She also played with the Olympic Development Program (freshman and sophomore years) and made the Alabama State Team while playing for United Soccer Club '99 Girls Premier League soccer team (freshman-junior) and Huntsville Futbol Club '98 Girls Blue Team (senior)... Received the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence, Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award, and was an honor graduate

Personal: Parents are Al and Kathy Hightower... Has one sister, Sarah Grace, and one brother, Chip... Brother, Chip, is a member of the Montevallo men's soccer program... Favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 16:3... Majoring in psychology

Hightower's Single-Match Highs:

Points: 4, Piedmont -- Sep 16, 2016
Goals: 2, Piedmont -- Sep 16, 2016
Assists: 2, Berea -- Oct 7, 2017
Shots: 5, Piedmont -- Sep 26, 2018; Huntingdon -- Oct 12, 2018

Recent Games
Oct 13 LaGrange W, 10-0
Oct 17 at Emory L, 4-0
Oct 20 at Wesleyan (Ga.) W, 4-0
Oct 24 Agnes Scott W, 3-0
Oct 27 at Salem W, 2-0
Nov 2 vs. Maryville L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 8
Games started 17 8
Goals 2 1
Assists 3 2
Points 7 4
Shots 46 27
Shot Pct .043 .037
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 31 at Messiah L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 1 at Franklin & Marshall T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 at Birmingham Southern L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 12 Sewanee W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 15 Transylvania L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 18 at Berry L, 1-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Agnes Scott W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Oglethorpe W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 26 Piedmont L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at Salem W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 3 at Maryville L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 6 at Brevard W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 9 Berea W, 5-0 1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 12 Huntingdon W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Oct 13 LaGrange W, 10-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 17 at Emory L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Wesleyan (Ga.) W, 4-0 1 0 1 1 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 24 Agnes Scott W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 27 at Salem W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 2 vs. Maryville L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2016-17 7 7 .29 .14 .71 1.86 .154 1.29 .692
2017-18 17 10 .29 .12 .71 1.47 .200 .71 .480
2018-19 20 17 .10 .15 .35 2.30 .043 1.05 .457
Total 44 34 .20 .14 .55 1.91 .107 .95 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2016-17 7 7 2 1 5 13 .154 9 .692 1 0 0-0 1
2017-18 17 10 5 2 12 25 .200 12 .480 0 0 0-0 2
2018-19 20 17 2 3 7 46 .043 21 .457 0 0 0-0 0
Total 44 34 9 6 24 84 .107 42 .500 1 0 0-0 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 17 .10 .15 .35 2.30 .043 1.05 .457
Conference 8 8 .13 .25 .50 3.38 .037 1.63 .481
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 5 .14 .14 .43 3.00 .048 1.71 .571
Away 12 11 .08 .17 .33 2.00 .042 .75 .375
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
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Wins 11 10 .09 .27 .45 2.73 .033 1.36 .500
Losses 8 6 .13 .00 .25 1.63 .077 .63 .385
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August 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
September 9 6 .11 .11 .33 2.44 .045 1.00 .409
October 9 9 .11 .22 .44 2.56 .043 1.33 .522
November 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 20 17 2 3 7 46 .043 21 .457 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 8 8 1 2 4 27 .037 13 .481 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 7 5 1 1 3 21 .048 12 .571 0 0 0-0 0
Away 12 11 1 2 4 24 .042 9 .375 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 11 10 1 3 5 30 .033 15 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 8 6 1 0 2 13 .077 5 .385 0 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
September 9 6 1 1 3 22 .045 9 .409 0 0 0-0 0
October 9 9 1 2 4 23 .043 12 .522 0 0 0-0 0
November 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0