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Elyse Andrews
Player Profile:
Elyse Andrews 1111537
Position: Attack
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Archmere Academy
Major: Exercise Science
Experience: 2 Letters

Two-time letter winner for the Blue Hens • has a hard nose for the goal and a great understanding for the game of lacrosse, which allows her to read plays and make smart decisions • CAA Academic Honor Roll and All-Academic Team selection • IWLCA Community Service Award winner • two-time Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award finalist • Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society) member • SAAC Vice President • UDance Team Liaisons Director • graduated magna cum laude in May 2016 with a Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Health Sciences.

Member of the team’s organizational leadership group alongside Sarah Ashwood • appeared in one game for the Hens • registered a goal in team’s season finale against William & Mary (April 24), a day in which Delaware honored The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation’s “B+ Heroes” • continued to play a huge part in organizing UDance, the largest philanthropic student-run event on UD’s campus • the 2016 UDance event raised $1.7 million for the B+ Foundation • All-CAA Academic and PNC Bank Student-Athlete Achiever honoree • member of Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society) • participated in the CAA SAAC Leadership Summit • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.

Saw time in three contests as a junior • collected first career goal and draw control at La Salle (Feb. 25) • added a caused turnover versus George Washington (March 21) • IWLCA Community Service Award recipient • Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award finalist • dedicated over 300 hours of community service to local organizations • with her efforts and leadership with The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, B+ Heroes and UDance, was a key component in helping raise nearly $1.3 million for the largest philanthropic student-run event on Delaware’s campus • CAA All-Academic Team • National College Athlete Honor Society member.

Appeared in two games for the Blue Hens • did not record any statistics in wins over La Salle and Virginia Tech • Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award finalist • CAA All-Academic Team • University of Delaware Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences Alumni Sophomore Award recipient.

Did not compete due to injury.
One of Delaware’s top scholastic players as a student at Archmere Academy • three-sport athlete who played lacrosse, basketball and field hockey • holds AA’s school record for lacrosse goals in a season (113) and career (326) • four-time First Team All-Conference selection • two-time First Team All-State honoree • two-time US Lacrosse Academic All-American • named lacrosse Most Valuable Senior in addition to First Team All-American in 2012 • team captain for lacrosse and field hockey squads • starred as a two-time First Team All-Conference and Second Team All-State honoree as a field hockey player • also earned All-Conference Honorable Mention status as a freshman • 2009-10 basketball team’s most improved player • played for Molly Phillips (lacrosse), Nicole DiMarzio (field hockey) and Steve Colella (basketball) • National Honors Society, National Spanish Honors Society and National Science Honors Society student • senior class president • earned highest Honor Roll all four years • freshman advisory leader • also spent time with the Spanish Club and Campus Ministry.
Elyse Colleen Andrews • born June 1, 1994 in Newark, Del. • daughter of Frank and Dr. Carla Andrews • mother is a Delaware alum and current veterinarian • has an older brother, Brendan, who plays lacrosse at McDaniel College • father played football and lacrosse at Navy (1980-84) • aunt, Theresa Andrews, was a swimmer for the University of Florida • cites her father as the biggest influence in her life because he constantly pushes her to be her best and always will help her improve her game • chose Delaware because of the great academics, great teammates and a beautiful campus • majoring in exercise science with a minor in Biology and Spanish with the goal of becoming a vet or doctor • enjoys reading, playing with her pets and hanging out with friends • volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware, Christiana and Wilmington hospitals and Exceptional Care for Children • studied abroad in Spain • on the UDance executive board • completed research with sports medicine team doctor, Dr. Kristopher Fayock, during the summer of 2015.

Goals: 1 – 2x, last vs. William & Mary, 4/24/16
Assists: n/a
Points: 1 – 2x, last vs. William & Mary, 4/24/16
Shots: 2 at La Salle, 2/25/15
SOG: 2 at La Salle, 2/25/15
FPG: n/a
FGS: n/a
Ground Balls: n/a
Draw Controls: 1 at La Salle, 2/25/15
Caused Turnovers: 1 vs. George Washington, 3/21/15

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW FPG-S GB DC CT
2013 DNP                    
2014 2/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0
2015 3/0 1 0 1 3 2 0 0-0 0 1 1
2016 1/0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0-0 0 0 0
 Totals 6/0 2 0 2 4 3 0 0-0 0 1 1
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