|High School:||Thayer Academy|
A reserve defender that saw action in five games in 2012...Did not register a point in those five appearances, but was a solid contributor defensively in her time on the field...Called for just one foul all season.
Saw action in three games on defense... Had a ground ball against Brown on April 2.
Played in three games behind a veteran defense and midfield ... Came in off the bench and got a draw control in the loss to #6 Penn on April 17 ... Helped secure the win over Siena on April 6 ... Made her first collegiate appearance in the win over Columbia, March 17.
Played three years of varsity lacrosse at Thayer Academy, serving as team captain her senior year … Named All-Independent Schools’ League in both her junior and senior years … Tabbed US Lacrosse All-America honorable mention and a NEPSWLA All-Star as a senior … Also ran cross country serving as team captain her senior year … Named to the Lower New England Team 1 at the 2008 National Draw … Played for the Revolution Lacrosse Club with fellow Hingham natives and Dartmouth teammates Casey Griffin and Kelsey Johnson.
Elizabeth Clayton … Daughter of Mark and Jennifer Clayton … Has two brothers … Is a third-generation Dartmouth athlete: Father, Mark Clayton ’82 (Tuck ’87) and grandfather, John Clayton ’51 (Tuck ’52), played football at Dartmouth.
Patton on Clayton
Ellie is a speedy, graceful lacrosse player who makes great decisions with the ball. She's also scrappy though, especially when working for a ground ball.
What is the most adventurous thing you've ever done?
Canyon Jumping in Interlaken, Switzerland.
Do you have a pre-game ritual?
Hana always braids my hair.
Do you have a hidden talent?
I can slalom waterski.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be involved in sports business, specifically marketing and event planning.
Favorite hang-out spot on campus?
The locker room.
Three words to describe the coaches
Smart, driven, dependable.