Colonials Ready For A-10 Title Run
Lise Backman Scores First Career Goal, GW Unbeaten in a Record Eight Straight
2004: Recorded a goal and an assist in GW's 2-2 tie against Creighton in the championship game of the Diadora Classic (9/12) ... Named to the Diadora Class All-Tournament Team ... Scored a goal in GW's 2-0 victory over St. Bonaventure (10/17) ... Started all 19 GW games ... Named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2003: Saw playing time in all 19 games, starting 17... Ranked fourth on the team with four points ... Tallied her first career goal in a 1-0 victory against Massachusetts ... Recorded assists versus Temple and American...Named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2002: Started every match as a freshman...Tied for the team lead with four assists...Named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Prior to GW: Part of the U-19 Canadian National Team Pool ... John Abbott College 2001-02 team MVP ... 2001-02 Canadian College Athletics Association (CCAA) All-Canadian Team pick ... 2001 MVP of Quebec's AAA Senior Elite League ... Trained at Canada's high national, high performance training center for five years.
Personal: Lise Trene Backman ... Born in Montreal, Quebec ... Daughter of John and Elizabeth Backman ... Two brothers, Paul (24) and Daniel (19) ... Speaks French ... Enjoys swimming and playing squash ... Majoring in international affairs.
Women’s Soccer Inks Seven to NLIs
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Women’s Soccer to Host Spring ID Clinic
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Women’s Soccer’s Belfonti (’15) Signs Pro Contract
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Women's Soccer Quartet Earns A-10 Postseason Honors
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Women's Soccer Falls in Overtime Heartbreaker at Duquesne
The George Washington women’s soccer squad closed its 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship run in the quarterfinal round with a 1-0 double overtime loss at...
Women’s Soccer Opens A-10 Tournament Play on Saturday
The top eight squads in the Atlantic 10 will compete for the championship crown starting this Saturday as the top-four seeded teams are set to host the first...
GW Athletics Unveils Hall of Fame Class of 2018
The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation proudly unveiled during Colonials Weekend eight individuals who will comprise the GW ...
Women’s Soccer Clinches No. 5 Seed at A-10 Championship
The George Washington women’s soccer team has claimed the No. 5 seed at the upcoming 2017 Atlantic 10 championship hosted by VCU.