17 Lizzy Hightower
17 Lizzy Hightower
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
High School: Westminster Christian Academy
Position: M
Major: Psychology
g 0
a 3
pts 3
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; vs Salem -- Sep. 7, 2019
Shots: 5, Piedmont -- Sep 26, 2018; Huntingdon -- Oct 12, 2018

Recent Games
Sep 30 Oglethorpe W, 3-0
Oct 4 at Huntingdon T, 1-1
Oct 5 at LaGrange W, 2-0
Oct 10 at Berea W, 4-1
Oct 12 at Bob Jones W, 1-0
Oct 16 Maryville L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 5
Games started 7 5
Goals 0 0
Assists 3 1
Points 3 1
Shots 19 11
Shot Pct .000 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 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   - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 at Piedmont   - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Wesleyan (Ga.)   - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 vs. USA South Tournament   - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 vs. USA South Tournament   - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 vs. USA South Tournament   - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 vs. USA South Tournament   - - - - - - - -
  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 13 7 .00 .23 .23 1.46 .000 .38 .263
Total 57 41 .16 .16 .47 1.81 .087 .82 .456
  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 13 7 0 3 3 19 .000 5 .263 0 0 0-0 0
Total 57 41 9 9 27 103 .087 47 .456 1 0 0-0 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 13 7 .00 .23 .23 1.46 .000 .38 .263
Conference 5 5 .00 .20 .20 2.20 .000 .40 .182
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 3 .00 .33 .33 1.17 .000 .33 .286
Away 7 4 .00 .14 .14 1.71 .000 .43 .250
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 5 .00 .17 .17 1.83 .000 .17 .091
Losses 5 1 .00 .40 .40 .80 .000 .60 .750
-
August 1 - .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
September 7 2 .00 .29 .29 1.57 .000 .57 .364
October 5 5 .00 .20 .20 1.40 .000 .20 .143
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 13 7 0 3 3 19 .000 5 .263 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 5 5 0 1 1 11 .000 2 .182 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Home 6 3 0 2 2 7 .000 2 .286 0 0 0-0 0
Away 7 4 0 1 1 12 .000 3 .250 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Wins 6 5 0 1 1 11 .000 1 .091 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 5 1 0 2 2 4 .000 3 .750 0 0 0-0 0
-
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 5 5 0 1 1 7 .000 1 .143 0 0 0-0 0