The Friars welcome No. 20 Marquette and USF this weekend.
2012: Appeared in 18 games for the Friars including three starts... Tallied eight points on four goals... Tallied her first collegiate goal in the Friars' 3-1 victory over Army (8/19) in the season home opener... Took 18 shots including nine on goal.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in soccer at Mercyhurst Preparatory School .... Named All District (2010-11) and All Region (2008-11) ... Team Captain (2010-11) and led team to Pennsylvania State Championship (2010) . . . Part of Pennsylvania Olympic Development Program.
CLUB SOCCER: Was a member of the Northern Steel Soccer Club (2011) and played for Century United Soccer Club (2012).
PERSONAL: Daughter of Mike and Lynne Elia . . . Has one older sister, Kristen, and two younger sisters, Katie and Annie . . . Her father Mike played baseball and football at Trinity College, her mother played field hockey at the University of Rhode Island and her sister plays soccer at Trinity College.... Psychology major.