2008 Hall of Fame Inductee
ELIZA B. "LIZA" SHOEMAKER (KELLY)
Women's Lacrosse (1995-1998)
Inducted in 2008
Liza Shoemaker (Kelly) was a stalwart midfielder and motivating team leader during her All-American career in 1995-98. A standout defender, she also contributed 60 career goals and earned All-American honors three times. In addition to earning all-region and all-league honors three times, she was named the 1997 and 1998 America East Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player and also competed for the U.S. Women's Lacrosse National Team. A native of Baltimore, Md. and a 1998 honors graduate of Delaware, Liza was named the UD Outstanding Senior Female Athlete of the Year and the NCAA Woman of the Year for the state of Delaware following the 1997-98 season. A team captain, she led her final two teams to a combined record of 26-10 and two league titles under coach Denise Wescott. She moved on to a successful head coaching career, leading Boston University to three NCAA Tournament appearances and at nationally-ranked University of Denver.
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