- INSIDE ATHLETICS
- FOR THE STUDENTS
2007 (Junior): Played in 21 games, starting 18, and earned All-MAAC Second Team honors in addition to MAAC All-Academic laurels... Earned ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District II Second Team honors for her work in the classroom and on the field... Second on the squad with 14 total points after recording six goals and four assists... Her six goals were third-best on the team, and two of them were the eventual game-winners... Named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team after scoring the first, and eventual game-winning goal in the MAAC Championship Game against Marist... Took two shots, one on goal in the MAAC Semifinals against Fairfield... Score the game-winner, with 59 seconds remaining in overtime, to lift the Greyhounds over Iona 3-2 (11/4)... Scored the game's second goal in a 2-2 draw at Fairfield (11/2)... Assisted on a Colleen Kinealy goal in the second half against Siena (10/26)... Scored a goal and assisted on another against Saint Peter's (10/7)... Assisted on Christina Gomez's game-tying goal against Bucknell (10/30) in a 2-1 victory... Scored on her only shot at Central Florida (10/28)... Named to the Colorado College Invitational All-Tournament Team... Tallied the game-tying goal in the 56th minute at Virginia Tech (9/9)... Assisted on Kinealy's game-winner against then-No. 24 Wake Forest.
2006 (Sophomore): Started all 19 games and picked up All-MAAC Second Team honors... Scored three goals and added four assists for a total of 10 points on 17 shots... Earned MAAC Offensive Player of the Week honors on October 16... Scored both Loyola goals in a 2-1 victory at Siena (10/13)... Tallied another goal as the Greyhounds defeated Marist, 2-0, two days later (10/15)... Assisted on two goals in two different games, Lehigh (10/3) and at Saint Peter's (10/29).
2005 (Freshman): Played in all 20 games during her first collegiate campaign... Finished with a goal and three assists for five points... Took 10 shots, four on goal... Scored a point in her first game for Loyola, assisting on a goal in a 4-2 victory over East Carolina (8/26)... Recorded her first shot of the season against Georgetown (11/5)... Scored her first goal against Marist (9/30)... Assisted on two goals against Saint Peter's (10/14).
High School: Earned six varsity letters at Boulder (Colo.) High School for coaches Orly Ripmaster and Pete Carnes... Named the Panthers' Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior... Earned Offensive Player of the Year honors from her school as a sophomore and Rookie of the Year mention as a freshman... Named to the Academic All-State First Team as a junior and senior and was a member of the National Honor Society... Received the Opdycke Award as Boulder's Outstanding Senior Female Student-Athlete... Named a Boulder Scholar after graduating in the top one-percent of her class and was the recipient of the University of Miami Book Award... Played for the Boulder County Force Soccer Club and Real Colorado... Coached in club soccer by Neil Payne.
Personal: Lea Kelly Day... Daughter of Richard Day and Beth Cooper... Born in Boulder, Colo... Has one younger sister, Ali... Majoring in business administration with a specialization in economics.
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