8 Lia Bellizzi
    Lia Bellizzi


    Rye, N.Y.

    High School:
    Rye High School


    BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played her freshman and sophomore campaigns at the University of Virginia... Made her debut with the Cavaliers on August 21, 2011... Appeared in 13 games for Virginia.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Set career records at Rye High School where she finished with 93 career goals and 239 career points.... She was a three time NSCAA High School All-American and a two-time ESPN Rise High School All-American... Was named NSCAA New York State Player of the Year (2010)... No. 30 ranked recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com.

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Francesca and John Bellizzi... Has an older brother, Piero, who played soccer at Northwestern... Psychology Major.

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