21
Elise Berry
Elise Berry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Worthington, Ohio

High School:
St. Francis DeSales

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
12/23/1979



2001: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... one of only two players to have started all 19 games ... first-ever Purdue first team All-Big Ten pick ... first-ever Big Ten All-Tournament team selection for the Boilermakers ... named to Soccer Buzz All-Great Lakes Region second team and National Soccer Coaches? Association of America (NSCAA) Great Lakes All-Region second team ... chosen to NSCAA Academic All-America third team and NSCAA Academic All-America Central Region first team ... distinguished recipient of the Arthur Ashe Sports-Scholar Award ... only Boilermaker in school history to have started every game of her career ... scored one goal with one assist for three points ... notched 10 shots with four on goal ... her goal was the game-winner at Oregon State on Sept. 7 off an assist from Lauren Sesselmann ... recorded her only assist of the year against Georgetown in the opening weekend of play at the Boilermaker Challenge Cup ... main defender in the Boilermakers? backline that set a new school record for the fewest goals allowed in a season, bringing the opponents? total down by 10 from 26 to 16 goals allowed ... influential in all seven Boilermaker shutouts and all three tie games.

2000: Academic All-Big Ten ... one of only five Boilermakers to start all 19 games ... named Defensive MVP of the Boilermaker Challenge Cup ... also named to the Challenge Cup All-Tournament team ... scored game-winning goals against DePaul and West Virginia, while adding one assist against Indiana, for five total points ... mainstay of the Boilermaker defense, helped hold Purdue opponents to a season total of 26 goals ... key player in all eight Purdue shutout victories.

1999: One of only three Boilermakers to start all 19 games ... voted team?s most improved player ... scored the first goal of the 1999 season against the Ohio Bobcats ... recorded four shots during the season, including two on goal ... part of three shutout victories.

1998: Medical redshirt.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner ? guided team to state championships as a sophomore and senior ? named the Ohio Player of the Year as a junior ? selected first team all-state her final two seasons ? chosen second team all-state as a sophomore ? played on a team that was ranked third in the nation at one point ? two-time all-league track selection ? National Honor Society member ... played in the national finals in the summer of 1998 on the COSA Express club team.

Personal: Given name is Elise Catherine Berry ? born Dec. 23, 1979 ? psychology major ? parents are Gary and Lynne Berry ? has one older brother, Gary, who is a former Ohio State football player.

Berry?s Career Statistics

Year	GP-GS	G	Ast.	Sh.	SOG	Pts.
1998	Medical Redshirt.
1999	19-19	1	0	4	2	2
2000	19-19	2	1	13	8	5
2001	19-19	1	1	10	4	3

Career	57-57	4	2	27	14	10