00 Julia Southard
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manhasset, NY
High School: Manhasset
Position: G
In her sophomore campaign, Southard earned valuable experience playing nearly every minute of every game. She worked hard in the off season further developing her game. As one of Brown's most vocal and intense defenders, she will be relied on for her leadership abilities, along with making many stops ... 2003: Posted 148 saves in all 14 games for the Bears ... Notched four caused turnovers and six ground balls ... Posted a careerhigh 19 saves against #12 Yale ... Notched 18 saves against #12 Cornell ... 2002: Played in two games and posted five saves, including three against Northwestern ... Before Brown: A four-sport athlete at Manhasset High School, Southard played Basketball, Field Hockey, and Volleyball in addition to lacrosse ... A captain for her lacrosse team in 2000 and 2001, Southard earned All-American honors in both of those years ... An All-Long Island selection as a senior, she was named the team's MVP and was selected for the Top-40 Senior All-Star game ... A three-year starter in net for three county finalist teams, she posted a 6.55 goals against average and a .643 save percentage in 2001 ... In three years, she recorded 50 wins and graduated from Manhasset as the only women's lacrosse player in the history of the school to earn All-American honors as a junior and a senior ... Played high school lacrosse with former Brown lacrosse player Maggie Connolly '03 ... Personal: The daughter of Melville and Christina Southard, Julia has a sister, Tara, and a brother, Eric, who plays lacrosse at Duke ... Concentrating in History.