8 Lia Bellizzi
    Lia Bellizzi


    Rye, N.Y.

    High School:
    Rye High School



    Providence College Holds Letter-Winners Society Induction Ceremony

    Ninety-seven Friar student-athletes earned their varsity jackets.


    Providence College Hosts Chi Alpha Sigma Induction Ceremony

    Twenty-three student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom.

    2013: Appeared in 17 games for the Friars including 12 starts ... Landed 7-of-14 shots-on-goal for a .500 shots on goal percentage ... Registered one assist for one point on the season.

    PRIOR TOPROVIDENCE: 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.