WPLL attackers have a new challenge to face, as WPLL Pride have added world-class goalkeeper Liz Hogan to their 2019 roster. One of the most recognizable keepers in the game, Hogan was selected from the WPLL Player Pool after former WPLL Pride keeper Renee Poullott announced she was unable to play during the 2019 season. A talented goalie with great field vision, Hogan has the potential to make a major impact on WPLL Pride’s defensive end.
A mainstay in the US Lacrosse system, Hogan is one of the most experienced goalies in the game. After a standout career at Syracuse, where Hogan was named IWLCA Goalkeeper of the Year as a junior, Hogan has been a key presence in between the pipes for Team USA. At 2018’s Fall Classic Hogan came away with four saves...AND an assist! She followed up that performance with a stellar showing in net against the WPLL Select Team at President’s Cup, earning Team USA the win and turning away a last second shot with style. Continuing her recent Team USA successes, Hogan made 7 saves against the Stanford Cardinal at the 2019 Spring Premier.
“We are excited to announce Liz Hogan will be joining WPLL Pride,” explained WPLL Pride Head Coach Katie Rowan. “Liz's athleticism and passion for the game, as well as her high level playing experiences will help us greatly this summer. Liz is an incredible ambassador in our sport and is such a welcomed addition to not only our team, but to the WPLL as a whole. After playing with Liz during college, I look forward to the opportunity to work with her again!” Rowan and Hogan previously played together at Syracuse University.
"It is truly an honor to continue my career at the professional level with WPLL Pride. I am excited to join the high level of competition that the WPLL offers, and I look forward to supporting the WPLL’s mission of empowering female athletes. I would like to thank Coach Katie Rowan and General Manager Laura Field for this opportunity; I look forward to taking the field with WPLL Pride this summer!”
About the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League
Founded in 2017 by 4x All-American, and two-time World Champion Michele DeJuliis, the WPLL is a professional league made up of 125 of the top post-collegiate female lacrosse players in the world and a youth development league connecting with the top high school players in the country. For both our professional and our youth players, the WPLL prioritizes character development as a means to excel in life on and off the field. The WPLL uses lacrosse as a vehicle to provide girls with skills that allow them to not only become better athletes, but also grow into confident and brave women. Thanks to a partnership with ESPN, in 2019 fans can tune in to all regular season WPLL games on ESPN3 and the Championship on ESPNU. For more information, visit prowomenslax.com, and follow on social media:
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