|Hometown:||Short Hills, N.J.|
2011 (Junior): Started all 17 games for the Big Green...Scored one goal and added three assists while a prominent member of the Dartmouth defensive core...Picked up her first point of the season with an assist against Longwood on 9/4 as part of the Big Green Classic...Credited with a defensive save at Maine on 9/7...Had another defensive save against Holy Cross on 9/25 at home...Notched her lone goal of the season at Penn on 10/1...Picked up an assist on Dartmouth's lone second-half goal against Columbia on 10/22...Recorded a defensive save against Boston College at home on 10/23...Assisted on the game-winning goal at Harvard on 10/29 as the Big Green knocked off the Crimson, 1-0, in Cambridge.
Sophomore (2010): Played and started in all 17 game for the Big Green … Recorded four points on the season with goals against Pacific and New Hampshire … Dartmouth tallied 10 goals in the two games … Had eight total shots with six on net … Her goal against UNH came on the only penalty stroke of the season for the Big Green.
Freshman (2009): Started all 17 games for Dartmouth on the back line ... Was the only player to be on the field for every minute during each game ... Scored her first collegiate goal as a game-winner in a 2-1 double-overtime win over Penn on Oct. 3 ... The goal kept Dartmouth's four-game winning streak alive and it was the second straight overtime win for the Big Green ... Scored on her only shot of the season.
Before Dartmouth: Four-year member of the field hockey team at
Millburn and also competed for three years in lacrosse ... Two-time
first team all-county, first team all-conference and first team Group
III North Jersey ... Named second team all-conference and third team
all-county as a freshman ... Earned second team all-conference honors
as a sophomore and moved up to second team all-county.
Personal: Elizabeth Blanken was born October 12, 1990 and is the daughter of Roger Blanken and Mary Meyer ... Has one brother, Andrew.
BLANKEN'S CAREER STATISTICS