Elly Colvin will play in her third season at LMU?an extremely skilled athlete?possesses good ball handling skills?a six-year Olympic Development Player (ODP) in Washington?had a very good spring at central midfield?comfortable on the ball?good work rate?participated with the Washington State U-23 team this summer?will compete for playing time in the midfield.
Played 13 games for the Lions and earned a start in the 3-2 win over Gonzaga (Oct. 20)?earned an assist in the 3-2 win over San Diego (Oct. 13).
As a true freshman she appeared in 10 games in a reserve roll?she had four shots on the season, with one going on goal?had two shots in a 1-0 win over Cal State Fullerton (Oct. 1).
Colvin is a 1999 graduate of Eisenhower High School in Yakima, WA?earned three varsity letters in soccer and four in tennis?a two-year soccer captain and team MVP?earned All-Big Nine first-team honors each year?a three-year All-Yakima Valley selection?named Eisenhower High School?s Most Outstanding Athlete?honored as the team?s Most Inspirational Athlete and earned the Coaches Award?awarded the Most Distinguished Athlete Award in 1997 and 1998 by the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association?prep coach was Jeff Perry.
Mary Ellen (Elly) Colvin was born on March 30, 1981 in Yakima, WA?the daughter of Denny and Cheryl Colvin?has one brother, Skip, and one sister, Anny?father was a four-year golf letterwinner at Stanford?also recruited by USC, Gonzaga and Washington St?.lists any beach as her favorite vacation spot?a commincations major with a minor in Spanish.