Liz Conant
Liz Conant
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 781-768-7150
Previous College: Wheaton (Mass.)

The 2013-14 academic year will be Liz Conant's fourth as the head coach of Regis College Women's Soccer program. In addition to her coaching duties, Conant is a faculty member in the Regis College Health and Fitness Studies (HFS) Department and teaches courses in Event Management, Facilities Operations, Health and Human Sexuality, and Introduction to Health and Fitness Studies. From 2010-2013, Conant was also the head coach of the Regis College Women's Lacrosse Program. In 2013, Regis College Women's Lacrosse won the inaugural NECC Women's Lacrosse championship and Conant was honored by her peers as the NECC Coach of the Year.

Coach Liz grew up locally and graduated from Wayland High School as a 12-season athlete. She was a four-year competitor for Wheaton College (MA) in women's soccer and women's lacrosse. She earned her bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Wheaton in 1997 before going on to earn two master's degrees: Athletic Administration from Springfield College in 2000, and Sport Management from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009.

Highlights from 2013 Regis College Women's Soccer Season:
- Season record of 10-7-2, second-best finish in Regis Women's Soccer program history.
- Reached NECC Semi-Final game before losing to eventual Champion Lesley University.
- Six student-athletes were recognized as NECC 2013 All-Conference: forward Kristen Abreu 1st team; goalkeeper Rachel Gagnon, forward Adena Joseph, defender Jackie Rocheville, midfielder Jasmin Vivar - 2nd team; and midfielder Sam Salamone Honorable Mention.
- Team earned a National Soccer Coaches of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for having a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Highlights from 2012 Regis College Women's Soccer Season:
- Finished the season with a program best 11-4-3 record.
- Set the program record for most wins in a season, fewest losses in a season, and highest winning percentage (.694).
- Earned NECC playoff berth as the number two seed and advanced to the championship game for the first time ever.
-Selected to compete in the ECAC tournament as the eighth seed.
- Four student-athletes earned NECC First-Team All-Conference honors: forward Kristen Abreu, midfielder Michelle Sirois, defender Kara Donovan, and goalkeeper Rachel Gagnon.
- Recognized by NECC conference coaching peers as the NECC 2012 "Coach of the Year" and Regis student-athlete Rachel Gagnon was recognized as NECC 2012 "Women's Soccer Goalkeeper of the Year."
- Graduating student-athlete Kara Donovan received the NECC 2012-2013 "Female Student Athlete of the Year" award.
- Team earned a National Soccer Coaches of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for having a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Highlights from the Fall 2011 Women's Soccer Season:
- Earned NECC first round playoff berth as the 7th seed.
- Final win/loss record of 8-8.
- Tied the women's soccer highest winning percentage record (.500) set in 1998.
- Two student-athletes earned 2nd team NECC All-Conference honors: forwards Kristen Abreu and Adena Joseph; defender Kara Donovan was recognized with All-Conference Honorable Mention.
Four student-athletes made the NECC All-Academic Team: Kelly Cadigan, Kara Donovan, Beth Frye, and Michelle Sirois.

Highlights from the 2010 Women's Soccer Season:
- The 2010 Women's Soccer team won the Regis College Athletic Department "Burling Team Award" for Academic Excellence and highest overall team GPA.
- Earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award. The Pride posted a cumulative GPA of 3.15.
- Women's Soccer finished with 3-15-1 record, and the team Win/Loss percentage was highest since the 2006-2007season.

Liz Conant's Soccer Coaching experience:
- Conant earned her NSCAA National Diploma in 2010. Since 2011, Conant has served as the NECC representative on the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Regional Advisory Committee.
- Head Women's Soccer Coach at Regis College in Weston, MA, 2010-present.
- Assistant Varsity Girls' Soccer Coach at St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Austin, TX, 2008-2009.
- Head Junior Varsity Girls' Soccer Coach at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT, 2004-2006.
- Head 8th and 9th Grade Boys' Soccer Coach at Mooreland Hill School in Kensington, CT, 2003.
- Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT, 2000-2002.
- Head 9th Grade Girls' Soccer Coach at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Sudbury, MA, 1997.

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