Women's Soccer

Lizzi Sanscrainte
Lizzi Sanscrainte


Vernon Hills, Ill.

High School:
Adlai E. Stevenson




Club Team:
ELA Elite


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2012 Illinois Soccer Season Preview

Illini look to build upon 2011 success


Spring Soccer Final Notes

Illini show great individual development over 2012 spring season


Soccer Closes Spring Season at Loyola-Chicago

Illini look to improve on 1-1-1 spring record at Ramblers


Soccer Downs Big Ten Foe Wisconsin, 3-1

Trio of Illini net one goal each; Mutz nabs game-winning tally in second half


Goalkeeper Lizzi Sanscrainte

Goalkeeper Lizzi Sanscrainte.

Lizzi Sanscrainte Photo Gallery

2012 - Sophomore: Served as a backup goalkeeper for her sophomore season.

2011 - Freshman: Made her first collegiate appearance at Northwestern, closing out the final five minutes and 53 seconds of the contest without facing an on-target shot from the Wildcats.

High School: Two-time All-NSC Lake Conference, All-Sectional and Daily Herald All-Area ... 2010-11 Pioneer Press All-Lake Shore First Team ... Chicago Fire All-State All-Academic Special Mention ... Three-time NSC All-Academic Team ... Earned three letters with the varsity squad at Adlai E. Stevenson ... Totaled nine shutouts and a 0.95 goals-against average as a senior ... Earned Palatine Tournament championship and finished runners-up in the Champions Division (IWSL) with ELA Elite ... Has two years of experience with the ODP goalkeeper academy ... Four-year gold honor roll and math and science scholar awards recipient at Stevenson.

Personal: Daughter of Bill and Michelle Sanscrainte ... Has one sister, Emily ... Major is chemical engineering.

Getting to Know Lizzi: Favorite Athlete and Why: "Jonathan Toews, because he shows heart and determination and, whenever he plays, he gives it all he has." ... Who most influenced your athletic career?: "My parents and my goalkeeper coach, Doug Cardosi, for believing in me and helping me get to this point in my soccer career." ... Favorite Athletic Teams: Chicago Blackhawks and FC Barcelona ... Favorite Quote: "The person that said winning isn't everything, never won anything." -Mia Hamm ... Favorite Musicians: Tokio Hotel ... Favorite Athletic Moment: "Getting an assist and a shutout in the second game of my senior season [at Adlai E. Stevenson]."


Updated July 2013