Liz Lay was medically disqualified during the 2010-11 season because of a knee injury and will no longer be able to play basketball for Washington.
AT WASHINGTON REDSHIRT YEAR (2009-10) -- Played in just three games before having season-ending knee surgery for severe patellar tendinitis.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2008-09) -- Played in 20 games, starting nine...averaged 3.3 points and 2.7 rebounds...missed 10 games due to a right knee injury including the first nine while continuing to rehab from microfracture surgery performed in February of 2008...tallied two double-figure scoring games...recorded career-highs with 11 points (also a team-high) and six rebounds at California (1/11/09)...second-best effort of the season also came against Cal (2/6/09), recording 10 points and five rebounds...dished career-best four assists versus USC (2/22/09), also added four points and three rebounds...made collegiate debut versus Kansas State (12/30/08), turning in five points and two rebounds.
AT SOUTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL 2008 graduate of Southeast High School in Oklahoma City, Okla....four-year letterwinner and one-year team captain in basketball...2008 McDonald's High School All-American nominee...was a finalist for the 2007 Miss Basketball Award...two-time first-team all-state selection as a junior and senior...second-team all-state as a sophomore...first-team all-conference honoree as a junior and an all-city selection as a freshman...played club basketball for the Tulsa Swoosh and Airstars out of Oklahoma City...named MVP of the 2008 End of Trails Tournament in Oregon City, Ore., while helping squad to runner-up finish...named to all-tournament team at the 2008 Junior Olympics in Nashville, Tenn., while also leading the squad to a runner-up finish...also a three-year letterwinner in track and field...was 2006 state shot put champion...lettered four years in golf.
PERSONAL Elizabeth Joy Lay...born in Oklahoma City, Okla....parents are Donna and Leroy Lay...has three brothers Taylor, Adrian and Jeremy, and a sister Victoria...all three of her brothers played college basketball...interests include shopping, church, hanging out with family...spent the spring of 2010 acting in the Washington student play, "A UW-Dubbers Night's Dream," a rendention of the popular Shakespeare comedy.
CAREER HIGHS Points - 11, at California, Jan. 11, 2009 Rebounds - 6, at California, Jan. 11, 2009 Assists - 4 vs. USC, Feb. 22, 2009 Steals - 2, twice, last vs. California, March 13, 2009 FG Made - 4, twice, last vs. California, Feb. 6, 2009 FG Attempted - 11 vs. California, Feb. 6, 2009 3-Pt. FG Made - 1, three times, last vs. USC, Feb. 22, 2009 3-Pt. FG Attempted - 2, three times, last vs. Stanford, Feb. 8, 2009 FT Made - 4 vs. Oregon State, Jan. 17, 2009 FT Attempted - 6 vs. Oregon State, Jan. 17, 2009 LIZ LAY'S YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS