77 Lydia Pirie
77 Lydia Pirie
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Swarthmore, Pa.
High School: Strath Haven
Position: GK
Major: Supply Chain Operations/Quantitative Management


2011: Begins her junior season with the Green and White ... gained quality experience between the pipes last year that should help as she looks to snag the #1 spot this season ... is a dedicated, hard-working goalkeeper … will strive to see significant minutes in the cage in 2011.

2010: Played in 12 games for the Spartans during her sophomore season, drawing eight starts ... logged 633:57 in the cage ... made 60 saves on the year ... sported a .714 save percentage ... notched three triumphs over her first three collegiate starts ... that effort resulted in selection as the Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week and being named the womensfieldhockey.com Player of the Week honor roll ... tallied a career-high 12 saves in York's 3-1 triumph over Dickinson on October 5 - her first collegiate start.

2009: Played in one game for the Green and White … Saw 19:26 of action in York’s 6-0 victory over Hood College on September 8 … gained valuable experience in 2009 playing behind former Spartan #1 Claire Rekitzke.
Personal: Is a supply chain operations/quantitative management major … is the daughter of Ian and Candy Pirie … born on April 2, 1991 … played her club hockey with Horizon … sports a 3.79 cumulative GPA … made the Dean’s List in each of her first two college semesters … most admires her mom … hobbies include musical theatre and sewing … chose York because of its great size, beautiful campus, NCAA Division III athletics, good business department, and great athletic facilities … lists her most significant athletic achievement as receiving CAC Player of the Week … most memorable athletic moment while with the Spartans is York scoring on Salisbury within the first 30 seconds of the game … after graduation she plans on getting her masters degree and getting a job.