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Liz Tamburro
Liz  Tamburro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenixville, Pa.

High School:
Owen J. Roberts

Position:
Goalkeeper

Major:
Spanish

06/07/2017

Niehaus and Tublin 2017 Big Ten Sportsmanship Honorees

Athletes distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior

06/05/2017

Tamburro Reflects on Recent Trip to Argentina

Rising senior is Spanish major and Academic All-Big Ten

10/24/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

10/03/2016

Ohio State Blanks Ball State, 3-0

Humphrey scores twice, Clotet Alsina once

09/30/2016

Humphrey, Clotet Alsina Key 3-2 Win over Kent State

Duo combines for two goals, two assists

CAREER HONORS
• NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad (2014, 2015, 2016)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
• Member of the Big Ten Preseason Watch List.
• Started all 17 games and played 115:20 minutes in the cage.
• 2.48 goals-against average with 101 saves, third most in the Big Ten.
• Registered a .711 save percentage and posted three shutouts.
• Stopped a career-high 18 shots in an overtime contest against No. 6 Maryland.
• Made six or more saves in seven games.
• In back to back games against No. 5 Penn State and No. 6 Maryland, made 31 saves while facing 42 shots.
• Shut out three opponents: Ohio (Sept. 4), Ball State (Oct. 6) and Indiana (Oct. 21). Made seven total saves in those games and faced 19 shots.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
• Stated all 19 games and made a Big Ten-best 134 saves (7.1/game).
• Had double-figure saves on four occasions, including a career-high 15 vs. Northwestern (10/23).
• Made a 2.16 goals-against average, .761 save percentage and three shutouts.
• Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 8 after making 13 saves in games vs. Wake Forest and Missouri State.
• Made 12 saves and had a .977 save percentage in weekend games vs. Rutgers and No. 11 Louisville (Oct. 9-11).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
• Started all 18 games, had a .678 save percentage with 116 stops and six double-digit save performances.
• Began the season with 35 saves in her first three games.
• Stopped 14 shots against Albany, fourth highest total in single-game history.
• Topped that by making 15 saves at No. 2 Maryland (10/3), third most in history.
• Led the Big Ten in saves per game (6.44) and was tied for second in total saves.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Three-year starter for Owen J. Roberts.
• Two-time All-PAC second team honoree.
• Helped her team win a conference and district championship as a sophomore.
• Member of the WC Eagles club team.
• The Eagles won the Pool A National Indoor championship for the fourth-consecutive year in 2013 to go along with a first-place showing at the National Club Championships.
• Also is a three-year letterwinner in track and field.

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Michael and Renee Tamburro.
• Has five brothers and sisters (Jessica, Stephanie, Abigail, Gabrielle, Maximilian).
• Jessica played field hockey for one year at West Chester University and Stephanie plays soccer at Rosemont College, where she was the CSAC Rookie of the Year.
• Mother played basketball and father played soccer at Cabrini College.
• Would like to travel abroad and coach field hockey in another country upon graduation.
• Greatest sports thrill was make a key late-game save in the district championship game during her sophomore year.
• Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

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