Kathleen

Rizzo

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#7

Midfield
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Needham, Mass.
High School: Needham

Bio

2016 (Freshman):

  • Played in 17 games making two starts at midfield
  • Made first collegiate start at Richmond (Sep. 2)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Spent four years on the varsity women's soccer team at Needham High School.
  • Team captain in 2015.
  • Earned team's Unsung Hero award in 2013, as well as Coaches' awards in 2015.
  • Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic selection.
  • Team won Bay State League Championship in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
  • Team went undefeated and won Massachusetts DI State Championship in 2015.
  • Led team in scoring in 2014.
  • Helped to raise over $100,000 for American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • Also played four seasons of varsity basketball and one season of lacrosse.
  • Named basketball teams' Most Valuable Player and a First Team All-Star in 2015.
  • Graduated with a 4.5 GPA, earning honors all four years and serving as a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Robert and Livia Rizzo.
  • Robert played four years of football at Yale (19-74-1978).
  • Has one brother, Ryan, and two sisters, Livia and Coleen.
  • Ryan plays football and baseball at Middlebury, while Coleen played soccer at Columbia (Class of 2014) and Livia played soccer and basketball at Amherst (Class of 2012).
  • Has not yet declared a major.
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