Liz Bartels
Liz  Bartels


Omaha, Neb.

High School:
Skutt Catholic




Morgan Proffitt and Liz Bartels are NCAA All-Region Picks

Proffitt named second team all-region and Bartels to the third team


Morgan Proffitt earns BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year

Four individuals and the Marquette coaching staff were honored Tuesday


Morgan Proffitt Named BIG EAST Preseason Defensive POY

Proffitt and Liz Bartels on All-BIG EAST Preseason Team; MU picked third


Five Women’s Soccer Players Earn All-BIG EAST Nods

Jermier, Proffitt, Powell, Bartels and Kutey named to all-conference teams


Bartels Garners Consecutive BIG EAST Weekly Honors

MU junior earns third weekly honor roll selection after tying goal at GU

Career Highlights
  • 2016 All-BIG EAST Preseason Team
  • 2015 All-BIG EAST Second Team
  • 2015 All-BIG EAST Preseason Team
  • 2014 All-BIG EAST First Team
  • BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (9/29/14)
  • BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (8/31/15, 10/12/15, 10/19/15)
  • BIG EAST All-Academic (2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17)

2016 (Sr.):  All-BIG EAST Preseason Team ... Scored MU's first goal of the year at Nebraska (8/19) in a 2-1 MU loss ... Recorded an assist in a 2-1 win against Seton Hall (9/29) ... Earned an assist in a 1-0 victory at Xavier (10/6) ... Netted a goal in a 2-0 win at Providence (10/9) ... Scored a goal in a 2-0 victory at Villanova (10/20).

2015 (Jr.): All-BIG EAST Second Team selection ... All-BIG EAST Preseason Team ... Finished the season tied for second on MU's roster with three goals and 10 points, marking her third time in as many years with a double digit point total ... Started all 19 matches in which she played ... All-BIG EAST Preseason Team ... Assisted Caroline Fink's equalizer in the 58th minute at No. 14 Wisconsin (8/13) in MU's exhibition opener ... Posted a goal and an assist in a 3-0 win over Boston University (8/30) and was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll ... Scored the match winner against Providence (10/11) in a 1-0 victory ... Posted the tying goal at Georgetown (10/18) after MU was trailing 2-0 and down to 10 players ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 after scoring in back-to-back contests. 

2014 (So.): Registered a team-best six assists in 2014 along with three goals ... Named to the All-BIG EAST Conference First Team ... Ranked third on the team with 12 total points ... Dished out two assists and registered a shot on goal in MU's season opening-victory over Loyola-Chicago (8/22) ... Notched two shots, including one shot on goal, versus Northwestern (8/24) ... Scored her first goal of the season against Milwaukee (9/11) ... Recorded a shot on goal in MU's 2-1 victory over LSU (9/21) ... Notched one goal and dished out a pair of helpers in MU's BIG EAST Conference opening victory over Creighton (9/25) ... Scored the game-winning goal in MU's 1-0 win over Villanova (9/28) ... Named the BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts in MU's wins over Creighton and Villanova (9/29) ... Registered an assist in MU's 4-0 win at Providence (10/24).

2013 (Fr.): Made her collegiate debut in season opener against Portland (8/23)... Picked up her first collegiate goal and assist in a shutout-win over Milwaukee (9/23)... Scored a goal and tapped two shots on goal in a 2-1 victory over Creighton (9/26)... BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (9/30)... Added two shots on goal in a 3-0 victory over Xavier (10/6)... Scored the lone and game-winning goal in a 1-0 shutout against Seton Hall (10/17)... Recorded two shots on goal in a 6-0 victory against Providence (10/27) ... Added an assist in a 2-0 shutout victory over DePaul in the title match of the BIG EAST Conference tournament (11/10)... Recorded a shot on goal in a 1-0 loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament to Western Michigan (11/15).

Prior to Marquette: Bartels was a four-year letter winner in soccer at Skutt Catholic... Captain three of her four years on the team... Helped her team to three Nebraska Class B High School State Soccer Championships... Set a new school record for goals scored in a season with 31 in 2012, while also racking up 17 assists and 79 total points as a senior... Played club ball for Toro Soccer Club where she played in many elite tournaments... Attended multiple ODP training camps within the US as well as Holland and Costa Rica... Played on the US Region II Regional team for seven years ...In 2012, she helped her team to an EGA State Cup Championships and was named to the all-star team for her age group... Awarded the Golden Boot Award at the Region II ODP camp in 2011.

Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Denise... Has two older siblings... Majoring in accounting.


MEET THE 'FAMILY'- August 2015

What accomplishment during your time at Marquette are you most proud of to-date?
BIG EAST champs my freshman year at the Valley. All-BIG EAST First Team.

After the conclusion of your collegiate career, what are your professional goals (soccer, career, etc.)?
Possible NWSL Draft or become a CPA.

How did you spend your summer?
Rehabbing my knees and working as an accounting intern.

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat?
Instagram and Facebook

Who is your biggest inspiration (athletic or otherwise)?
My mom

Favorite sport other than soccer?
I enjoy watching volleyball

If you had to win at a random sport, which teammate would you select to play with?
Morgan Proffitt

Favorite thing to do in Milwaukee?
Bradford Beach

An interesting fact about your hometown?
Home to the most Fortune 500 companies, No. 1 zoo in the US, in the top-five best places to raise a family.

Favorite vacation destination?
New York City

What type of music do you prefer to listen to? Any favorite artists?
Country and Kenny Chesney

Favorite class taken at MU?
Financial accounting


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