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6   Elise McCaskey
Elise McCaskey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Butler, Pa.

High School:
Butler

Height:
5-6

Position:
D


Outlook -- Elise is a talented, technical, and tactical defender ... incredible fitness and work rate ... wonderful defensive presence with the mentality to attack ... helps set tempo and mentality in every match ... has great fight in tackle and the ability to wear out attacking players.

2007 -- Played critical role as a reserve on a Navy defensive unit that limited opponents to 0.92 goals per game and posted 11 shutouts ... saw action in 19 games, earning a pair of starts ... made her first start of the year and scored her first goal since 2005 in the Mids' 3-1 victory against Wagner.

2006 -- Played and started in just seven of the 24 games after suffering a season-ending knee (left) injury against Columbia (9/17) in the 61st minute ... dealt out an assist on Meggie Curran's second goal of the game against Jacksonville (9/3).

2005 -- A starter in 19 of the 20 games in which she played ... one of two freshmen (Julie Reynolds) who were in the starting lineup on a regular basis ... the only game she did not start was the Mids' contest at Loyola Marymount ... scored her first-collegiate goal Sept. 16 at Albany in Navy's 5-0 victory ... turned in her first-career assist in the Mids' 4-0 win over Patriot League foe Holy Cross.

High School/Club -- A 2005 graduate of Butler High School in 2005 ... three-sport standout who lettered in soccer (4), outdoor track (2) and indoor track (1) ... led Butler HS to the 2001 and `03 Western Pennsylvania Region Soccer Championship and both teams finished as the state runner-up ... the 2002 and `03 squads claimed the section championship ... two-time All-Section Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic League honoree ... two-year captain who was named to the Butler Eagle Elite 11 team and garnered MVP recognition in 2004 and `05 ... five-year member of the Western Pennsylvania ODP team, while also playing five years with the Pittsburgh Strikers club team ... the Strikers were crowned the State Cup Champions in 2001, `02, `03 and `05 ... a standout runner, she was a member of the 2003 Western Pennsylvania 4x400 championship relay team ... first cousin, Nathaniel Backstrom, is also a member of Navy's Class of `09.

Personal -- Full name is Elise Nicole McCaskey ... daughter of Ted and Nancy McCaskey ... born Sept. 22, 1987, in South Boston, Va. ... majoring in economics.

McCaskey's Career Statistics

Overall Patriot League Yr GP/GS Sh G A Pts GP/GS Sh G A Pts 2005 20/19 8 1 1 3 7/7 4 0 1 1 2006 7/7 1 0 1 1 Injured 2007 19/2 1 1 0 2 5/0 0 0 0 0 Total 46/28 10 2 2 6 12/7 4 0 1 1

08/16/14 at West Virginia 1:00 PM
08/22/14 at UMBC 7:00 PM
08/24/14 at Connecticut 1:00 PM
08/29/14 at USF 7:30 PM
08/31/14 at Stetson 1:00 PM