Liz Bartels and Morgan Proffitt named to All-BIG EAST Preseason Team
Handwork, Jermier, Proffitt and Luba all contributed in a 2-1 win Sunday over SoCal FC
Jermier, Proffitt, A. Handwork and Kutey all to play for club squads in national semis on Saturday
Highlights and comments from head coach Markus Roeders, senior Maegan Kelly and freshman Morgan Proffitt after Marquette's 1-0 win over Colgate.
2014 (So.): Started 20 of 21 matches on defense as a sophomore en route to All-BIG EAST Second Team honors ... Made her season-debut against Loyola-Chicago (8/22) ... Recorded a shot against Northwestern (8/24) ... Scored her lone goal of the season in MU's 3-0 win over Seton Hall (10/16).
2013 (Fr.): Scored her first collegiate goal vs. Colgate (9/13)...Made collegiate debut at Portland (8/23)... Played all 90 minutes and recorded two shots on goal against Portland State (8/25) ... Added a shot on goal in a 3-0 victory against Xavier (10/6) ... Recorded a shot on goal in a 4-0 victory against No. 6 Georgetown (10/13) ... Posted two shots on goal in a 2-0 semifinal victory in the BIG EAST Conference tournament over St. John's (11/8)... Added a shot on goal in a 2-0 victory over DePaul in the title match of the BIG EAST Conference tournament (11/10).
Prior to Marquette: Proffitt was a four-year letter winner in soccer at Columbus North High School ... Helped her team to three consecutive sectional and regional titles, three consecutive semi-state appearances and runner-up at the state finals in 2010.... Was a three-time first team all-state and all-district and conference player... Nominated for Gatorade Player of the year in 2011 and 2012, despite being injured and out for majority of her senior season ... Ranked in the top 20 in the Indiana High School Athletic Association rankings ... Scored 31 goals and notched 26 assists in addition to her 309 GF- 41 GA record in her career at Columbus North... Played club ball for Carmel United, an Elite Club Nationals League team where she had a hand in winning the ECNL National B Bracket Championship ... Played for the Olympic Development Program Regional Team from 2009 through 2011... Attended the Personal Developmental Program in 2012... Club team finished eighth in the nation in 2013 and was named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 25 Team Ranking list (23) ... Was called to attend the U18 U.S. National Team Camp in June of 2012, but suffered an injury prior to attending ... Earned academic honors all four years of high school.
Personal: Daughter of Randy and Marsha...Has a younger brother...Majoring in health sciences.