ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
10 - Elise Molnar
Elise Molnar
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: 2-meter defender
Major: Neurobiology
House Affiliation: Lowell

Career Highs
Goals:
 5 vs. Siena (2/6/10)
Assists:
3 (2x) at Villanova (2/24/13)
Steals:
4 (2x) last at Fresno Pacific (3/14/11)

2013 (Senior)
Peter Hursh '74 Memorial Award recipient ... Had 32 goals, 27 assists and 35 steals ... Named co-captain ... Had two goals, one assist and two steals versus Villanova (Feb. 2) ... Contributed two goals, one assist and two steals against CAMO (Feb. 2) ... Had one assist against California (Feb. 9) ... Had a single tally against Princeton (Feb. 9) ... Delivered one goal, one assist and two steals against NYAC (Feb. 10) ... Scored a season-high three goals and had one assist and two steals in a win over Villanova (Feb. 10) ... Recorded an assist and two steals in a game against Wagner (Feb. 23) ... Registered one assist and three steals versus Iona (Feb. 23) ... In a win over Villanova, tallied two goals, three assists and three steals (Feb. 24) ... Delivered one goal and two assists in a 20-6 triumph versus Siena (Feb. 24) ... Recorded a hat trick and one assist versus Mercyhurst (March 2) ... Had a steal versus Bucknell (March 2) ... Netted a goal and two steals against Gannon (March 3) ... Had two steals and an assist against Occidental (March 17) ... Scored versus UC Davis (March 18) ... Had two assists and three steals at UC Davis (March 18) ... Recorded her third hat trick of the season against Pacific and also stole the ball once (March 19) ... Stole the ball three times and assisted on two goals at No. 10 San Jose State (March 21) ... Recorded a takeaway at No. 2 Stanford (March 22) ... Finished with two scores and two assists at No. 5 Cal (March 23) ... Registered one assist against Brown (April 3) … Tallied one goal, one assist and two steals in a victory over George Washington (April 6) … Credited with two goals and one steal versus Princeton (April 6) … Scored one goal while also recording one assist and one steal in a contest against Cal State Bakersfield (April 7). ... Contributed with one goal, one assist and two steals in a win against Mercyhurst (April 13) … Recorded two goals and two steals in a matchup with Brown (April 13) … Scored one goal and credited with one assist in a victory over George Washington (April 14) ... Credited with two goals and one assist in a win versus Notre Dame (Ohio) (April 26).

2012 (Junior)
Finished with 21 goals, 16 assists, and 40 steals ... Named second team All-Southern Division by the CWPA ... Opened the season with a goal in the first four games ... Had a streak of six straight games with at least one steal, including five games with two or more, March 3-16 ... Scored three times against Iona March 4 ... Scored twice during Harvard's 15-4 win over Whittier March 12 and contributed an assist and three steals ... Registered a goal, three assists and six steals in three games to help Harvard to a third-place finish at the CWPA Southern Division Championship.

2011 (Sophomore)
Finished the season fifth on the team in scoring with 32 goals, second in assists with 27 and third in steals with 48 ... Named “superior” student-athlete by CWPA ... Tallied two goals and had a takeaway against Villanova Feb. 5 ... Grabbed three steals, scored once and dished an assist versus Siena, then handed out two assists while notching a goal and picking up a steal at Marist in the Marist Tournament Feb. 19 ... Put in two goals, three steals and a a helper against Brown Feb. 23 ... Led the team with four takeaways and added a goal against Princeton in the ECAC Championship Feb. 27 ... Led the team in scoring and steals with three and four, respectively, against Fresno Pacific March 14 ... Posted a hat trick with three goals and grabbed two steals against Wagner March 27 ... Scored twice, dished two assists and stole the ball once versus Princeton, then notched a goal, handed out three helpers and had a takeaway at Bucknell April 9 ... Found the back of the net twice, had an assist and two steals against George Washington April 16 ... Tallied two goals, passed out a helper and collected two takeaways against Bucknell in the CWPA Eastern Championship April 30.

2010 (Freshman)
All-Northern Division second team ... Scored first collegiate goal against Villanova at Harvard Invitational (Feb. 6) … Posted five goals against Siena at Harvard Invitational (Feb. 6) … Notched a goal against New York Athletic Club (Feb. 7) and two against Iona (Feb. 7) at Harvard Invitational ... Named CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Week (Feb. 8) after tallying nine goals at the Harvard Invitational ... Scored a goal against Iona (Feb. 20), Wagner (Feb. 20), No. 5 Michigan and George Washington (Feb. 21) at Princeton Invitational ... Scored a pair of goals against Marist (Feb. 27) and tallied a goal against Wagner (Feb. 27) and Bucknell (Feb. 28) at the ECAC Championships ... Found the back of the net once against UC Davis (March 15) ... Scored a pair of goals in Harvard’s win over Brown (April 14) … Tallied a goal against No. 11 Hartwick (April 17) ... Scored a goal against No. 7 Michigan (April 30), Bucknell (May 1) and Maryland (May 2) at the Eastern Championship.

Before Harvard
Earned four varsity letters in swimming and three in water polo at Corona del Mar High School … Named to All-California Interscholastic Federation first team in 2009 and second team in 2008 ... Two-time All-CIF Southern Section … Tabbed to all-county second team … SoCal Invitational all-tournament team … Honored on Los Angeles Times and Daily Pilot Dream Team in 2009 … Orange County Register and Daily Pilot Player of the Week … Also selected as Orange County Register Scholar-Athlete of the Week … Corona del Mar Senior-Athlete Standout and Student-Athlete Award recipient … Winner of the Coach Award for Scholar-Athlete and Most Improved Player in 2009 … Named to USA Water Polo Academic All-America team in 2009 … Earned Coach’s Most Improved Varsity Swimmer Award in 2006 and Leadership Award in 2008 … Helped team to four Pacific Cast League championships … Competed in international tournaments in New Zealand and Hawaii … Junior Olympics member in 2005, ’06 and ’08 … Valedictorian … President’s Volunteer Service Award … UCI Center for Neurobiology Learning and Memory Grant recipient … Darwin Science Award … National Honor Society … AP Scholar with Distinction … Volunteered with the National Charity League for five years.