17 Lizzy Hightower
17 - Lizzy Hightower
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
High School: Westminster Christian Academy
Position: M
Major: Psychology
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a 4
pts 6
gw 0

Honors:

  • United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Region third team (2019)
  • USA South All-West Division second team (2019)
  • USA South All-Tournament (2019)
  • 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)

2019 (Senior - Stats): Appeared in all 19 matches, starting in the final 13 matches of the season… Earned All-USA South West Division second team honors... Had one goal and four assists for six points on the year… Matched a career-high with two assists against Salem (Sept. 7)… Tallied a goal and an assist in a Senior Day win over Wesleyan (Oct. 26)... Set a career-high with six shots against Agnes Scott (Oct. 19)… Took 35 total shots and put 13 shots on goal… Earned a spot on the USA South All-Tournament team after helping Covenant reach the championship round… Named to the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Region third team… Played in 63 career matches, making 47 starts, with 10 goals and 10 assists

2018 (Junior - Stats): 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 - Stats): 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 - Stats): 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 -- Sept. 16, 2016
Goals: 2, Piedmont -- Sept. 16, 2016
Assists: 2, Berea -- Oct. 7, 2017; Salem -- Sept. 7, 2019
Shots: 6, Agnes Scott -- Oct. 19, 2019

Recent Games
Oct 19 Agnes Scott W, 1-0
Oct 23 at Piedmont W, 1-0
Oct 26 Wesleyan (Ga.) W, 5-0
Nov 2 N.C. Wesleyan W, 2-1
Nov 8 vs. Greensboro T, 0-0
Nov 9 at Maryville L, 5-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 8
Games started 13 8
Goals 1 1
Assists 4 2
Points 6 4
Shots 35 21
Shot Pct .029 .048
Penalty kicks 0-1 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 30 at Centre L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 4 at Sewanee T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 Salem L, 5-4 - 0 2 2 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 10 Birmingham Southern   - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Belhaven L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 17 Berry W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 24 Emory L, 6-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 28 Brevard W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 Oglethorpe W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 4 at Huntingdon T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 5 at LaGrange W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 at Berea W, 4-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 12 at Bob Jones W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 16 Maryville L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 Agnes Scott W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Oct 23 at Piedmont W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 Wesleyan (Ga.) W, 5-0 1 1 1 3 3 .333 0-0 0
Nov 2 N.C. Wesleyan W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-1 0
Nov 8 vs. Greensboro T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 9 at Maryville L, 5-0 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
2019-20 19 13 .05 .21 .32 1.84 .029 .68 .371
Total 63 47 .16 .16 .48 1.89 .084 .87 .462
  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
2019-20 19 13 1 4 6 35 .029 13 .371 0 0 0-1 0
Total 63 47 10 10 30 119 .084 55 .462 1 0 0-1 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 19 13 .05 .21 .32 1.84 .029 .68 .371
Conference 8 8 .13 .25 .50 2.63 .048 1.00 .381
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 6 .11 .33 .56 2.22 .050 .89 .400
Away 9 6 .00 .11 .11 1.56 .000 .56 .357
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
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Wins 10 9 .10 .20 .40 2.50 .040 .80 .320
Losses 6 2 .00 .33 .33 .83 .000 .67 .800
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August 1 - .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
September 7 2 .00 .29 .29 1.57 .000 .57 .364
October 8 8 .13 .25 .50 2.13 .059 .88 .412
November 3 3 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 .67 .333
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 19 13 1 4 6 35 .029 13 .371 0 0 0-1 0
Conference 8 8 1 2 4 21 .048 8 .381 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 6 1 3 5 20 .050 8 .400 0 0 0-1 0
Away 9 6 0 1 1 14 .000 5 .357 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 10 9 1 2 4 25 .040 8 .320 0 0 0-1 0
Losses 6 2 0 2 2 5 .000 4 .800 0 0 0-0 0
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August 1 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 2 0 2 2 11 .000 4 .364 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 1 2 4 17 .059 7 .412 0 0 0-0 0
November 3 3 0 0 0 6 .000 2 .333 0 0 0-1 0