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3 - Liz McNaughton
Liz McNaughton
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
High School: Fairfax
Position: G/F

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Started 27 out of 29 games for the Retrievers... Upped her scoring average by 4.1 points per game from her rookie campaign (1.8 ppg to 5.9 ppg)... Averaged 5.9 points and 3.2 rebounds per game on the season... Led the squad in three-point field goal percentage (.290) and free throw percentage (.774)... Registered double-digit points in seven games... The Retrievers' defensive specialist... Ranked 10th in the America East in minutes played per game (31.3 mpg) during league play... Hit 72.7 percent (16-22) of her shots over the last six games of the season... Went a perfect three-for-three from long range in the America East Championships quarterfinals against Stony Brook (March 7)... Hit three-of-four from beyond the arc for a career-best 13 points against Stony Brook (Feb. 19)... Registered 12 points for the second time on the season versus Vermont (Feb. 16)... Hit six-of-seven free throws versus the Catamounts and pulled down six rebounds... Matched a career-best with nine rebounds at UMass Lowell (Feb. 8)... Hit five-of-eight shots and finished with 12 points and six rebounds versus Stony Brook (Jan. 21)... Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds and added nine points versus New Hampshire (Jan. 15)... Missed just three minutes of action over a three-game span, scoring double-digit points in each contest (the longest streak of her career) and averaging 10.7 points per game during the stretch (Dec. 30-Jan. 8)... Played a full 40 minutes versus Binghamton (Jan. 4) and hit four-of-eight shots for 10 points... Averaged nine points per game at the James Madison Invitational... Led the Retrievers in scoring for the first time in her career versus Ohio (Dec. 30) with 11 points... Dished out a career-best five helpers versus VCU (Dec. 7)... Went two-for-five from beyond the arc against Rider (Nov. 29)... Moved back into the starting rotation at Towson (Nov. 26), knocked down a trey with 56 seconds remaining to cap off a 9-1 run and brought UMBC within three points of the Tigers... Moved out of the starting lineup against American (Nov. 20)... Earned her first collegiate start and dished out four assists in 27 minutes in the season-opener against Eastern (Nov. 11)... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13):
Saw action in 16 contests in her rookie campaign, including seven America East contests… Pulled down a career-best eight rebounds in the championship game of the Hawk Classic (Dec. 29) against host Saint Joseph’s… Drained a three-point basket in three-straight games (Towson, Eastern and American)… Notched career-highs in points (eight) and minutes played (19) in the win against Eastern (Nov. 25)… Nailed one of two three-point attempts against Towson (Nov. 20) to score her first career points... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Competed at Fairfax High School under head coach Marcus Konde… Helped to turn around the Rebels’ program from a 1-22 record in 2007-08 to a 16-9 record and a trip to regionals in 2010-11… Scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help defeat the two-time defending Liberty District Champion Madison High School... Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention in 2010-11… As a junior, averaged 15.6 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game to earn First Team All-Liberty District and First Team All-Virginia High School League Northern Region honors… Three-time All-VHSL Northern Region and All-VHSL honoree… A First Team All-Liberty District selection as a junior and second team recipient as a sophomore… Third Team All-Concorde District selection as a freshman… High honor roll student… Recognized for Academic Excellence in physics in 2010-11… Received the 2010-11 Team Award for highest GPA in season.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Kate Baines and Dennis McNaughton… Has two siblings, Daniel Robinson and Evelyn Bradford… Born January 4, 1994… Major is undecided.

CAREER STATISTICS

YearGP/GSMin-Avg.FG-FGAPct.3FG-FGAPct.FT-FTAPct.OffDefRebAvg.PFFOATOBlkStlPts.Avg.
2012-1316/0123-7.710-34.2946-20.3003-6.5001123342.111001013291.8
2013-1429/27810-27.963-144.43820-69.29024-31.7741875933.279340671121705.9
Career45/27933-20.773-178.41026-89.29227-37.73029981272.890340772151994.4

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