LSU Gold
Louisville, Ky.
High School
Assumption HS

(updated 12/22/04)

Career Stats

Senior Season (2004)
Played in 37 games in 15 matches … Played mostly in a defensive specialist role … Against Kentucky, played setter for injured Daniela Romero to record a career-best 65 assists and a season-best three blocks in a four-game win over the Wildcats … Had a career-best 14 digs in a four-game win at South Carolina … Recorded seven or more digs in four matches on the season … Against Ole Miss, recorded a season-best two service aces.

Junior Season (2003)
Played in 88 games in 26 matches … Recorded a season-best 52 assists against Oral Roberts as part of back-to-back 50-plus assist performances … Had four double-figure dig performances, including a season-high 12 against Mississippi State … Tied her career high with three kills at North Texas … Had three double-doubles on the season (Centenary, North Texas, Mississippi State) … Against Oral Roberts, recorded career best four blocks … Four times had two services aces in a game (Colorado State, Kentucky, South Carolina and Alabama) … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Season (2002)
Played in 31 games in 18 matches … Top performance came against Ole Miss when she recorded her first collegiate double-double with a season-high 36 assists and a season-high 10 digs … She also notched a career-high three kills and one block in the match … Recorded her first collegiate block solo against New Orleans … Also recorded 19 assists, three digs and two kills in that match … Twice she recorded a pair of service aces in a match (against Auburn and Alcorn State) … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Season (2001)
Played in seven matches, competing in one game each match, as the backup setter for the Tigers … Top performance came against in-state rival New Orleans when she recorded 15 assists in game three … She also notched three aces and one block in the game … Saw action in four SEC contests, three of which came on the road … Had two kills in just five attempts with no errors for the season.

High School
Led Assumption High School to the 2000 National Championship as the starting setter … Won three Kentucky State Championships in as many years on the varsity squad … Was a first-team all-state selection her senior year … High school team won the Nike Challenge three straight years from 1997-99 … Was named AAU National Tournament MVP in 2000, while also being named to the Nike Challenge and Louisville Volleyball Invitational Tournament All-Tournament Teams … Played freshman basketball as well … Was a member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society … Also won the 2000 Assumption Volleyball Scholar-Athlete Award.

Full name is Elizabeth Dillon Cowley … Daughter of Mary and Bill Cowley … Has three brothers, Will, Pat and David … Graduated in marketing prior to her senior season and competed her final year while in MBA school … Born on Jan. 13, 1983, in Louisville, Ky.

Career Highs
Kills: 3, twice, last vs. North Texas (9/20/03)
Total Attempts: 11 at Ole Miss (11/10/02)
Assists: 65 vs. Kentucky (10/24/04)
Digs: 14 vs. South Carolina (11/5/04)
Service Aces: 3 vs. New Orleans (10/10/01
Total Blocks: 4 vs. Oral Roberts (9/19/03)

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