Thursday June 28, 2018
Liz Sargent just completed her freshman year studying medical biology at the University of New England (UNE) in Biddeford, Maine and returns home having been named the 2017-2018 Female Rookie of the Year. According to the UNE, Sargent played a pivotal role in the field hockey team winning its fourth consecutive Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Championship. As the team’s starting goalkeeper, she posted an 18-5 record, eight shutouts, and a 1.21 goals against average (GAA). For her efforts, she was named Second Team All-CCC.
Sargent received numerous recognitions throughout the playing season including being named CCC Defensive Player of the Week and CCC Rookie of the Week multiple times.
A 2017 graduate of South Burlington High School, Sargent received the Gary Iverson Memorial Award and was named to the first team of the Vermont Softball D-I Coaches’ All-League Metro.