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Ellie Weber
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Ellie Weber 2675243
Position: Defender
Height: 5'3"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Springfield, Va.
High School: Lake Braddock Secondary School
Major: Communication Disorders
Born: 12/07/1997

2016 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Made 13 appearances with seven starts as a true freshman in 2016 ... Took over the role as LSU's starting right back in SEC play late in the season ... Cracked the starting 11 at right back in each of the final seven SEC matches of the season against Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi State, Auburn, Alabama and Arkansas ... Credited with an assist on Summer Clarke's equalizer in the 80th minute at No. 11-ranked Auburn on Oct. 20 ... Made her collegiate debut off the bench in a 3-0 win at Indiana in the opening match of the Hoosier Challenge Cup ... Also made appearances in defense against Lamar in the non-conference season and Texas A&M, Ole Miss, South Carolina and Vanderbilt in SEC play ... Part of LSU's defensive unit that finished the 2016 season with a 1.51 goals against average ... Attempted four total shots with one shot on goal during the season ... Recognized for her academic performance following the season with a selection to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A decorated defender at Lake Braddock Secondary School under the direction of coach Adam Soos … Will serve as team captain in her senior season in 2016 … Honored as a second-team all-state, first-team all-conference and first-team all-region as one of the team’s starting outside backs as a junior in 2015 … Also named to the Washington Post All-Metro Second Team and TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Spring All-Star Team in Virginia in 2015 … Earned second-team all-conference honors while helping her high school team win the Patriot Conference championship and advancing to the region semifinals as a sophomore in 2014 … Sophomore season was highlighted by nine shutouts in defense … Also an honorable mention all-conference selection while starting as an outside back as a freshman in 2013 … Played club soccer for Prince William Soccer, Inc. as a forward and defender under coach Mike Cullina from 2014 through the rest of her youth career … Helped lead PWSI to back-to-back National Premier Leagues team championships in Virginia in 2014 and 2015 … Part of a defense that didn’t allow a goal in NPL play in 2014 while posting eight clean sheets … Also helped guide her PWSI Courage ’97 Red team to tournament championships at such prestigious events as the PDA Showcase (2014), CASL Showcase (2014, 2015) and WAGS Showcase (2014, 2015) … Also competed in such tournaments as the Disney Showcase and the Jefferson Cup for which PWSI advanced to the semifinals … Scored two goals at the Region I Championships while playing for PWSI ’96 Red in 2015 … Helped her club team place fourth in the 2015 Region I Champions League and advance to the Virginia State Cup finals in 2015 and semifinals in 2014 … Named to the SoccerWire Best XI for the week of Sept. 21, 2015, for her club performance.

PERSONAL
Full name is Elinor Rose Weber … Born on Dec. 7, 1997 … Parents are Geno and Tina Weber, both LSU graduates … Has an older brother, Max, who is currently an LSU student … Also has two younger siblings, Eton and Victoria … Is a native of New Orleans … Currently undecided on what major she will pursue at LSU.

 

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