Duke Women's Soccer BIO
6 Lizzy Raben
National Team Experience: Selected to train with the U-18 Women’s National Team in the first training of 2013 ... member of the U-17 squad that won the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Championship in Guatemala ... member of the U-17 Women’s National team in 2011-12 ... played on the U-17 World Cup team in 2012 in Azerbaijan.
Sophomore (2014): A rock on the backfield once again for the Blue Devils starting 17-of-18 matches ... helped lead Duke to six shutouts ... played 1,482 minutes, which was the second-most on the team ... attempted four shots ... only game she did not start was senior day.
Freshman (2013): Saw action in all 24 matches, starting 23 ... helped lead the defensive unit that earned seven shutouts on the season ... tallied 2007 minutes played, good for fifth-most on the team.
Regional Team Experience: Played on the ODP Region IV team in 2010 ... member of the Colorado ODP team from 2007-11.
High School/Club: Listed on the watch list for the 2013 Gatorade National Player of the Year ... ranked No. 24 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com top 150 ranking of the club soccer players ... listed No. 6 in the Rocky Mountains/Southwest region rankings by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... 2013 Elite Soccer Report Spring All-America ... a four-year varsity letterwinner at Cherry Creek H.S. ... NSCAA All-America as a senior ... as a senior, named First Team All-Conference, First Team Academic All-State, 5A First Team All-State and First Team All-Colorado ... nominated for the Colorado Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior ... registered four goals and led the Cherry Creek squad to 10 shutouts her senior year ... MVP of her high school team as a senior ... captain as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Second Team All-League, First Team 5A Soccer, First Team All-State and Academic All-State as a junior ... tallied two goals on five shots and posted one assist as a junior ... led the Bruins to a Colorado State title in 2012 ... played on the Colorado Rush W-League team in 2011-12 ... selected to the ECNL All-Tournament team in San Antonio, Texas in 2011 ... member of the 2011 State Cup champion squad, State Cup quarterfinalist in 2008-10 and State Cup finalist in 2007 ... named to the All-Tournament team for the Heart of America Classic ... MVP as a freshman and sophomore on the varsity team ... beginning with her freshman year, started every high school game she was available for.
Personal: Full name is Elizabeth Pinkerton Raben ... born April 27, 1995 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of David and Carrie Raben ... has one brother, Sam (18), and one sister, Mia (15) ... her father, David (1985), mom, Carrie (1986), and uncle, Adam (1985) are all Duke graduates ... in high school, named to the High Academic Honor Roll as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... received the English Academic Achievement Awards as a freshman and sophomore and was a Spanish Honor Society member as a sophomore ... named to the Dean’s List at Duke in the Fall of 2013, Spring of 2014, Fall of 2014 and Spring of 2015 with Distinction ... a 2014 ACC Honor Roll selection ... majoring in literature.