|Liz Hubbard 15
GENERAL...Captain for second straight season...Perhaps the hardest worker on the team according to the coaching staff...Intelligent, physically gifted athlete who will be the likely starter again in the Saints' middle...Can consistently finish and has developed into a top middle blocker...Possesses one of the top attitudes on the team and is willing to do the little things to help the program succeed...Two-time MAAC All-Academic selection--the consummate student-athlete...Spent summer serving an internship in Kenya as part of Siena's renowned biology program.
AS A JUNIOR...MAAC All-Academic selection...Started all 26 matches, playing in 93 games...Led the team with 70 blocks (14 solo)...Tops on team with a .221 hitting percentage...Fourth on the squad with 1.95 kills per game...Led the team and finished second in the MAAC with 46 service aces (.49/game).
AS A SOPHOMORE...MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Saw the most action at middle blocker, appearing in all 26 matches and 94 of 95 games...Finished third on the team with 2.21 kills per game and was first on the squad with a .220 hitting percentage...Her 66 blocks were far and away the most on the team and her 33 services aces were the second most.
AS A FRESHMAN...Played in 27 matches and 64 games, mostly in the middle...Collected 68 kills (1.06/game) and 22 blocks...Recorded seven service aces, 13 assists and 17 digs.
PERSONAL/BEFORE SIENA...Born August 5, 1984 in Wilmington, Del...Three-year starter at middle hitter for three-time Delaware State Champion St. Mark's High School...First Team All-State and First Team All-Catholic as a senior...2001 Delaware Coaches Player of the Year...Gatorade 2001 State Player of the Year...News Journal 2001 Player of the Year...First Team All-Catholic and Second Team All-State as a sophomore and junior...Will study pre-med at Siena as part of the nationally-renowned Albany-med program...Brother Preston attends East Carolina, sister Katherine is pursuing PHD at Emory University...The daughter of W. Preston and Connie Hubbard.
PIERRE ON HUBBARD... "Liz is our leader on and off the court. She is a young woman with a tremendous work ethic and a great character. She has improved her game greatly since my arrival, and she will serve as a great role model for our younger players this season."
Getting to know Liz Hubbard
Favorite Food: Anything chocolate
Favorite thing about Siena: It's such a friendly campus
Favorite Class: Developmental Biology
Favorite hobby: Reading
Favorite actor/actress: Brad Pitt/Julia Roberts
Favorite Singer: Brad Paisley
Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman
Favorite Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
Favorite TV show: Will and Grace
Favorite Color: Pink