The George Washington University: Women's Soccer

Lise Backman
Lise Backman


Beaconsfield, Quebec

High School:
John Abbott College




2005 Team Captain

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.

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