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9   Lisa Jaffa
Lisa Jaffa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

High School:
South Side

Height:
5-3

Position:
Defense


The Word Senior captain who is a great leader for the team ... a tough tackling defender who has the ability to get into the attack also ... a big part of the success of the program ... named pre-season all-MAAC.

2004 Season Started in all 20 games the Greyhounds played as a part of a powerful defensive unit ... was named all-region third team, MAAC Co-Defensive Player of the Year, first team all-conference and all-tournament ... helped Loyola to a goals-against average of .792 which ranked 34th in the country and a shut-out percentage of .650, good enough for second in the nation ...the Greyhounds allowed just one goal in-conference in 2004 ... recorded an assist in a 7-0 win over Canisius.

2003 Season Started in 22 games for the Loyola defensive unit ... helped the Greyhounds to post a 1.21 goals-against average ... named first-team all-MAAC.

2002 Season Appeared in 18 game starting in 17 ... was credited with two assists ... took three shots from her defensive position ... named to the MAAC All-Rookie Team and third -team All-MAAC.

Before Loyola Won five letters from powerful South Side program ... team won four state championships during her career ... was named the New York State Player of the Year as a senior ... team captain ... school was ranked No. 1 nationally ... twice named the MVP of the New York State tournament ... an NSCAA All-American and McDonald's All-America game choice ... five-year ODP team member ... also played for the Rockville Centre Dynamite club team ... that team won seven State Cup titles and one regional championship ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal The daughter of Thomas and Kathleen Jaffa, Lisa Jaffa was born January 30, 1984 ... she as an older brother, T.J., who graduated from Loyola in 2003 and a younger brother Brian ... majoring in markering.