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Mary Liva
Mary  Liva


Bryn Mawr, Pa.

High School:
Villa Maria Academy




Judge's Game-Winning Goal Lifts Wildcats Past Louisville in Overtime

Villanova rallies to score final four goals

A smart player who is capable of playing a number of different positions on the lacrosse field ... Sees the field well and has a great understanding of how to play.

2011: Appeared in 13 games as a reserve ... Came up with three ground balls.

2010: Saw action in 13 games ... Earned three ground balls.

2009: Appeared in seven games as a freshman with one start ... Came up with two ground balls.

Personal: Born in Chicago ... Parents are Edward and Mary Joan Liva ... Siblings are Ed (26), Bill (25), Dan (23), and Claire (15) ... Dan was a captain on the Villanova men's team before graduating in 2009 and Bill was a captain at Notre Dame prior to his 2007 graduation ... An Elementary Education major at Villanova who envisions pursuing a career as an elementary school teacher ... Played field hockey as well as lacrosse at Villa Maria Academy in Malvern, Pa. ... Named All-Main Line honorable mention in lacrosse as a senior ... Played four years of club lacrosse for PA Express ... Picked Villanova to be near home and family along with the academics.