5 Izzy Nixon
5 Izzy Nixon
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Greenwich Academy
Position: A
Major: Political Science
Previous Team: CT Grizzlies
Residential College: Trumbull
gp 15
p 25
g 18
a 7

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
Mar 27 Marist W, 13-12
Mar 30 Towson L, 9-4
Apr 7 Columbia L, 12-10
Apr 14 at Princeton L, 18-4
Apr 21 at Dartmouth L, 17-4
Apr 28 Penn L, 14-11
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 7
Points 25 11
Goals 18 9
Assists 7 2
Shots 46 19
Shooting percentage 39.1 47.4
Shots on goal 36 14
Shots on goal percentage 78.3 73.7
Free position goals-shots 3-7 2-3
Ground balls 7 1
Draw controls 130 57
Turnovers 19 6
Caused turnovers 7 3
Fouls 16 5
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 17 Albany W, 12-10 1 3 4 0-0 0 10 1 0 5 20.0 4 80.0
Feb 21 at Quinnipiac W, 13-8 3 0 3 0-0 1 12 1 0 6 50.0 6 100.0
Feb 24 Massachusetts W, 14-9 1 1 2 0-0 1 12 1 0 3 33.3 3 100.0
Mar 3 Harvard W, 16-15 1 1 2 0-1 1 11 0 2 5 20.0 3 60.0
Mar 11 at Canisius L, 10-9 0 1 1 0-0 0 12 4 0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Mar 13 at Niagara W, 14-7 1 0 1 1-1 0 7 1 0 4 25.0 3 75.0
Mar 17 Brown W, 19-17 5 0 5 1-1 0 12 1 0 6 83.3 6 100.0
Mar 20 Boston College L, 13-9 2 0 2 0-0 2 6 2 1 2 100.0 2 100.0
Mar 24 at Cornell L, 13-8 1 1 2 1-1 0 6 1 0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 27 Marist W, 13-12 1 0 1 0-3 2 9 2 3 5 20.0 3 60.0
Mar 30 Towson L, 9-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 5 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 7 Columbia L, 12-10 0 0 0 0-0 0 10 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 14 at Princeton L, 18-4 1 0 1 0-0 0 3 1 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Apr 21 at Dartmouth L, 17-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 4 1 1 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 28 Penn L, 14-11 1 0 1 0-0 0 11 1 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
  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 15 15 18 7 25 3-7 7 130 19 7 46 39.1 36 78.3
2018-19 15 14 12 5 17 0-3 8 154 23 5 26 46.2 18 69.2
Total 56 46 57 26 83 4-13 39 381 63 20 132 43.2 99 75.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 15 18 7 25 3-7 7 130 19 7 46 39.1 36 78.3
Conference 7 7 9 2 11 2-3 1 57 6 3 19 47.4 14 73.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 12 5 17 1-5 6 86 10 6 28 42.9 23 82.1
Away 6 6 6 2 8 2-2 1 44 9 1 18 33.3 13 72.2
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 13 5 18 2-6 5 73 7 5 34 38.2 28 82.4
Losses 8 8 5 2 7 1-1 2 57 12 2 12 41.7 8 66.7
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February 3 3 5 4 9 0-0 2 34 3 0 14 35.7 13 92.9
March 8 8 11 3 14 3-7 5 68 12 6 27 40.7 20 74.1
April 4 4 2 0 2 0-0 0 28 4 1 5 40.0 3 60.0