Name: Elizabeth Guess
Jersey number: 23
Date of birth: Jan. 11, 1985
Hometown: Athens, Ga.
College: University of North Carolina
Last club: ADO Den Haag
How acquired: Signed as a Discovery Player in April 2013
With ADO Den Haag: In 2012, played 11 games (nine starts) and scored four goals for the Dutch club in the BeNe League.
With the Atlanta Silverbacks: Played for the Silverbacks in 2009 and 2012.
International: Was a member of the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team ... Was a pool player for the U.S. Under-21 National Team in 2005 ... selected for Under-14 regional camp and then made the U.S. Under-16 and Under-17 National Teams ... also was a member of the pool for the U.S. Under-19 National Team.
College: Played at the University of North Carolina (2003-2006) ... Won two NCAA National Championships (2003, 2006) ... Won three Atlantic Coast Conference Championships (2003, 2005, 2006) ... In four seasons with the Tar Heels, played 103 games (49 starts) ... Scored 32 career goals and registered 35 career assists ... Had a breakout year in 2005 as a junior, scoring 12 goals and 12 assists ... Named to the 2003 ACC All-Freshman Team ... 2004 All-ACC Tournament selection ... That same year was the team’s fourth-leading scorer with 24 points on seven goals and eight assists.
Club/Scholastic: Led her club team to the 2001 national championship and a third-place finish in 2003...her club team also won three state championships and two regional titles and was the regional finalist the other year...2001 NSCAA All-America selection...named to Georgia ODP State Team every year since 1998 and Region III ODP team every year since 1999 ... Starred at Athens Academy, graduating in 2003 ... Was a McDonald’s All-America selection in 2003 ... led team in scoring and assists all three years and was first-team All-Northeast Georgia each year... also played four years of basketball as a point guard ... named All-Northeast Georgia her freshman through senior years and All-Area as a senior...was the All-Northeast Georgia player of the Year as a senior...led her basketball team in scoring, assists, steals and free throw shooting three times.
Personal: Born Laurie Elizabeth Guess ... Nicknamed Libby ... Parents are Ed and Page Allen and Amy and Frank Guess ... has two brothers and two sisters ... her great-grandfather was the football coach at the University of Georgia and her grandfather coached at the University of Richmond.