Women's Swimming

 

  Liz Lovejoy
Liz Lovejoy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reading, Mass.

High School:
Reading Memorial HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Free/Fly

Birthdate:
09/09/1985


  • Lovejoy Named UMass Athlete of the Week (1/17/06)

    General: Ranks sixth in school history in the 200-yard butterfly (2:09.62) and eighth in the 100-yard butterfly (59.35 seconds) ... one of the top returning 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly specialists.

    2006-2007 (Senior): At Colgate (1/27), placed second in both the 100 Yard Butterfly (59.98) and the 200 Yard Freestyle (1:55.41) ... At Boston College (1/20), finished first in the 500 Free (5:10.59), third in the 200 Free (1:56.98), and fourth in the 100 Free (54.81) ... Placed fourth in the 200 Free (1:59.13) and 12th in the 100 Freestyle (57.78) at the Rhode Island Invitational ... Finished first (1:55.02) in 200 Yard Freestyle vs. Northeastern (12/2) ... Finished first (5:11.99) in 500 Yard Freestyle vs. Northeastern ... Finished first (54.87) in 100 Yard Freestyle vs. Northeastern ... Helped her team finish first (3:45.08) in 400 Yard Freestyle with Elizabeth Walsh, Kathryne Chalikis, and Allison Volpe vs. Northeastern ... At Boston University (11/11), finished first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.56), fourth in the 500-yard freestyle (5:12.42) and first with the help of Allison Volpe, Christa Narus, and Kathryne Chalikis in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:39.17)...Placed first in the 100-yard freestyle (54.25), second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.33), second in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.32) and first with her teammates in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:38.81) against Central Connecticut State (11/4)...Finished first in the 100 free (54.20), first in the 200 free (1:54.88), second in the 100 butterfly (1:00.05) and first with her relay team in the 400 free relay (3:40.92) against Army (10/28)...In the meet against Stony Brook (10/21), finished first in the 100 free (54.59), the 500-yard freestyle (5:20.03) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:11.13). Also helped the 400 free relay team to a first place finish...Placed third in the 200 free (1:57.12), first in the 100 butterfly (59.16), third in the 500-yard freestyle (5:23.68) and second as a member of the 200 freestyle relay team (1:41.09) at the UConn Invitational (10/13).

    2005-06 Junior Update: At Army (11/18), placed third in the 400 Yard Medley Relay with Devon Moran, Allison Volpe, and Melissa Stango...Finished third in the 200 Yard Butterfly in 2:10.31...took second in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay with Micole Lebarge, Allison volpe, and Aimee Bourassa...Her team finished 2nd in the 200-Yard Medley (1:55.07) at Southern Connecticut State (11/6). She also placed 2nd in the 200-Yard Butterfly (2:11.15) and 2nd in the 100-Yard Freestyle (55.12)...Against Stony Brook (10/29) she placed 3rd in the 200-Yard Butterfly (2:11.99) and finished 2nd in the 100-Yard Butterfly (1:00.18)...Finished 4th at Boston University (11/12) in the 200-Yard Butterfly (2:14.27)...Placed 6th in the 200-Yard Butterfly (2:14.80) at the Connecticut Invitational (10/15) as well as finishing 5th in the 100-Yard Freestyle (55.32) and placing 8th in the 100-Yard Butterfly (1:02.02)...Had a fifth place finish (1:39.80) with her teammates in the 200 Freestyle Relay and a 14th (25.23) place finish in the 50 Yard Freestyle at the Brown Invitational (12/2). Also placed 9th (4:07.55) in the 400 Yard Medley Relay with her teammates.

    2004-05 (Sophomore): At the Atlantic 10 Championships, took 11th in the 100-yard fly (59.35 seconds) and finished ninth in the 200-yard fly (2:09.62) - each of which were season-best efforts ... her A-10 time in the 200-yard fly was the sixth fastest mark in school history, while the 100-yard fly was the eighth-fastest ... against Southern Connecticut State (11/7), finished seconds in the 100-yard free (54.92 seconds) and second in the 100-yard fly (1:00.91) ... versus New Hampshire (11/20), took second in the 200-yard fly (2:11.02) and fourth in the 100-yard fly (1:01.10) ... at Boston University (11/13), took second in the 100-yard fly (1:01.16) and second in the 200-yard fly (2:12.99).

    2003-04 (Freshman): Ranked second on the team in the 100-yard (59.55) and 200-yard (2:10.30) butterfly events which she set against Fordham (1/31) ... swam her top-time (25.32) in the 50-yard freestyle against Boston University (11/8) ... against Fordham (1/31), won the 200-yard breast (2:10.30), the 100-yard butterfly (59.55), and swam the lead leg of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:39.26) ... at Southern Connecticut (1/18), placed fourth in the 200-yard butterfly (2:16.57) and sixth in the 100-yard butterfly (1:03.78) ... finished fourth in the 100-yard butterfly (2:15.44), fifth in the 100-yard butterfly (1:03.29) and sixth in the 100-yard freestyle (57.65) at Boston College (1/24) ... swam a 60.90 second 100-yard butterfly at the Nutmeg Invitational (12/5) and the lead leg on the first-place 800-yard freestyle relay squad (8:03.82) ... against St. John's (11/22), finished third in the 50-yard freestyle (25.72), fourth in the 100-yard freestyle (55.78), fourth in the 100-yard butterfly (61.32), and swam the third leg of the first-place 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:40.42) ... versus Boston University (11/8), took third in the 50-yard freestyle (25.32), fourth in the 100-yard freestyle (55.18), third in the 100-yard butterfly (60.61) ... at New Hampshire, placed third in the 50-yard freestyle (25.48) and third in the 100-yard butterfly (60.39) ... in the season opener at UConn (10/18), finished seventh in the 100-yard butterfly (62.93).

    Before UMass: Two-time letterwinner at Reading Memorial High School ... named Rookie of the Year in her freshman season ... received the Coach's Award ... member of Athletes For A Healthy Lifestyle.

    Personal: Born on September 9, 1985 in Winchester, Mass. ... daughter of Pete and Debby Lovejoy ... enrolled in the college of Arts and Sciences.

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      Sunday, Nov 23
      at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
      Finals: 6 pm
      Saturday, Jan 3
      at Loyola Invitational 10:00 AM
      Friday, Jan 9
      at Rhode island Invitational 6:00 PM
      Saturday, Jan 10
      at Rhode island Invitational 10:00 AM
      Saturday, Jan 17
      vs Bryant 12:00 PM Senior Day
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