2013: Sophomore at Creighton • Third on the team with 18 aces, against just 16 errors. • In career, owns 33 aces and just 32 service errors. • Tied career high with three aces against No. 7 Hawai’i, including back-to-back winners to force a fifth set (9/20). • Tied a career high with four digs in 3-0 win vs. South Dakota (9/21). • Served up a pair of aces in 3-2 win at Wichita State (9/22). • Made first career start on Oct. 4 at Butler.
2012: Freshman at Creighton • Owned 13 aces, including two each against South Florida (8/25), Northern Colorado (9/8) and South Dakota (9/25). • Served three aces during a 5-0 run in third set to key comeback victory vs. Northern Iowa (10/5). • Served consecutive aces in third set of 3-2 win at Missouri State in regular-season finale (11/17). • Ranked 24th in the MVC in aces per set. • Topped team in aces during seven different matches.
2011: Freshman at Creighton (Redshirt) • Versatile freshman who redshirted, but was allowed to practice.
Carmel High School • Averaged 4.1 kills, 3.0 digs and 1.0 blocks per set as a senior. • Played four years of volleyball and soccer, and two seasons of softball in high school. • Helped team to a combined 65-33 record in final three seasons, including a 40-2 mark in Mission Trail Athletic League action with a pair of undefeated conference seasons. • Named first team all-conference in volleyball as a junior and senior after being a second team pick as a sophomore. • Was named team and conference MVP as a senior. • High school coach was Israel Ricardez. • Named to the All-Monterey County Volleyball Team by the Monterey County Herald and the Salinas Californian. • Helped team to school-record 24 wins as a junior. • Was a goalkeeper on the soccer team. • Also a strong student, she owned a 3.97 GPA.
Creighton Awards & Honors 2012-13 Dean’s List 2012-13 MVC Academic Honor Roll 2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team 2013-14 Dean’s List
More About Lizzy Full Name: Elizabeth Marie Stivers Birthday: May 7, 1993 Birthplace: Long Beach, Calif. Parents: David and Jean Stivers Siblings: Kate (21), Tom (21), John (16) Did You Know: Father played football and baseball at Cal, Mom played tennis at Occidental, brother Tom plays football at Occidental and sister Kate is on the crew team at Washington University Major: Nursing Career Aspiration: Pediatric nurse Nicknames: Kiz, Kizzle, Kizzle Fizzle Flo, Susan, BubbleBee Favorite Movie: Benchwarmers Favorite TV Shows: Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars Favorite Athletes: Tom Brady and Buster Posey Favorite Quote: “Success is 1% inspiration, 98% perspiration and 2% attention to detail” (Phil Dunphy, Modern Family) Favorite Vacation Spot: Mercer Island, Washington Why Creighton: The volleyball and nursing program Hobbies: Hanging with friends, snowboarding, going to the beach, beach volleyball Best Volleyball Memory: Beating Nebraska in spring of 2013 Favorite Part About Ryan Center/D.J. Sokol Arena: The fans on game day Thoughts on the BIG EAST: A great move for the program that will move us in the right direction 2014 Summer Job: Creighton Volleyball camps, Gatorade camp Funniest Teammate: Kenzie Crawford Match I’m Most Excited For: Marquette Favorite Road Trip: Seton Hall and St. John’s Favorite Professor at Creighton: Michelle Peterson