5 Izzy Nixon
5 Izzy Nixon
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Greenwich Academy
Position: A
Major: Political Science
Previous Team: CT Grizzlies
Residential College: Trumbull
gp 16
p 40
g 26
a 14

2017 (Sophomore): Honorable mention All-Ivy League ... Second in Ivy League with 87 draw controls, helping Yale set school record for draws in a season (233) ... Draw control total was second-best by a Yale player in 14 years (record is 104) ... Had at least one draw control in every game, with a season high of 11 in 15-12 win vs. Stanford Apr. 1 ... Ranked 16th nationally in draws per game (5.44) ... Third on team in points (26-14-40) and fifth in goals; career highs in all scoring categories ... Season-high eight points (6-2-8) in 19-10 win at Marist Feb. 28 ... Started all 16 games, a career high.

2016 (Freshman): 10 draw controls ... Had three draw controls in a game twice ... Appeared in 10 games, making debut and first carer start in 11-4 win vs. Quinnipiac Feb. 24.

Greenwich Academy: Two-time first team All-American … Team captain 2015 … Earned team’s Wyman Award for Excellence in Lacrosse 2015 … Set draw control record (421) … Four-year starter … NEPSAC All-League … FAA All-League … USA TODAY’s All-USA Connecticut Girls All Star Team … Greenwich Academy was FAA league champions three out of last four years, ranked top five in NEPSAC in three of last four years … Also played field hockey and squash … Field hockey team was 2012 NEPSAC Champions … AP Scholar with Distinction … Founded Greenwich Academy’s GirlUp Club, part of a UN Foundation initiative that helps hard-to-reach adolescent girls escape from poverty through education; represented Connecticut at National Summit In Washington, D.C. … Graduated with High Honors.

Club Team: Played for CT Grizzlies.

Notes: Published in a peer-reviewed medical journal in 2015 while a research assistant at Stamford Hospital’s Center for Integrative Medicine … Lax Volunteer Corps Coach, Fields of Growth -- coached lacrosse at five schools in Jamaica toward building pride and a national team; partnered with Jamaican Volunteers Foundation to support social service/educational programs in Riverton/Kingston community … Has hiked 19 U.S. National Parks … Loves participating in triathlons, scuba diving and photography … Parents are both Ivy Leaguers (graduated from Princeton).

Why Yale:  After attending a Yale Science and Engineering Forum, I was hooked.  The professors were so passionate, engaged and accessible. When I met the lacrosse team, I knew it was the perfect fit all around.  They know how to combine serious competition with a spirit of collaboration and humor that takes the student-athlete concept to a new level.”

Recent Games
Apr 1 Sacred Heart W, 17-5
Apr 1 Stanford W, 15-12
Apr 8 at Columbia L, 15-14
Apr 15 Princeton L, 17-9
Apr 22 Dartmouth L, 12-11
Apr 30 at Penn L, 18-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 7
Points 40 12
Goals 26 7
Assists 14 5
Shots 58 25
Shooting percentage 44.8 28.0
Shots on goal 44 18
Shots on goal percentage 75.9 72.0
Free position goals-shots 0-2 0-0
Ground balls 22 14
Draw controls 87 48
Turnovers 19 12
Caused turnovers 6 4
Fouls 15 10
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 18 at Albany L, 13-11 3 0 3 0-0 0 3 0 0 3 100.0 3 100.0
Feb 21 Quinnipiac W, 21-3 2 0 2 0-0 0 4 0 0 3 66.7 3 100.0
Feb 26 Robert Morris W, 15-4 0 1 1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 -
Feb 28 at Marist W, 19-10 6 2 8 0-0 4 6 0 1 8 75.0 6 75.0
Mar 4 at Harvard L, 14-13 2 1 3 0-0 2 7 2 1 4 50.0 3 75.0
Mar 8 Stony Brook L, 20-10 2 2 4 0-0 3 3 2 1 4 50.0 3 75.0
Mar 13 at Niagara W, 13-4 4 0 4 0-1 0 5 2 0 8 50.0 6 75.0
Mar 18 at Brown W, 12-10 3 0 3 0-0 2 7 2 0 5 60.0 4 80.0
Mar 25 Cornell L, 15-6 0 0 0 0-0 4 5 2 0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Mar 29 at Boston College L, 19-12 0 2 2 0-1 1 5 1 0 4 0.0 3 75.0
Apr 1 Sacred Heart W, 17-5 0 1 1 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 1 Stanford W, 15-12 2 1 3 0-0 0 11 1 0 3 66.7 2 66.7
Apr 8 at Columbia L, 15-14 0 1 1 0-0 1 4 0 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 15 Princeton L, 17-9 0 1 1 0-0 1 9 0 0 5 0.0 2 40.0
Apr 22 Dartmouth L, 12-11 2 0 2 0-0 2 7 2 1 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 30 at Penn L, 18-7 0 2 2 0-0 2 9 4 2 4 0.0 4 100.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 10 1 1 0 1 1-1 2 10 2 2 2 50.0 1 50.0
2016-17 16 16 26 14 40 0-2 22 87 19 6 58 44.8 44 75.9
2017-18 - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Total 26 17 27 14 41 1-3 24 97 21 8 60 45.0 45 75.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 16 26 14 40 0-2 22 87 19 6 58 44.8 44 75.9
Conference 7 7 7 5 12 0-0 14 48 12 4 25 28.0 18 72.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 8 6 14 0-0 10 41 8 2 21 38.1 14 66.7
Away 8 8 18 8 26 0-2 12 46 11 4 37 48.6 30 81.1
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 17 5 22 0-1 6 35 6 1 27 63.0 21 77.8
Losses 9 9 9 9 18 0-1 16 52 13 5 31 29.0 23 74.2
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February 4 4 11 3 14 0-0 4 14 1 1 14 78.6 12 85.7
March 6 6 11 5 16 0-2 12 32 11 2 27 40.7 20 74.1
April 6 6 4 6 10 0-0 6 41 7 3 17 23.5 12 70.6