Hempstead, NY – Ahead of the Athletics Hall of Fame and Hofstra’s 2022 golf outing on Monday, June 13, GoHofstra.com will feature one of six inductees into the Class of 2022. Today, the Hofstra volleyball student-athlete Liz Curley (Messmer) is introduced.
The Hofstra Athletics Hall of Fame and Golf Outing will take place at the Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor, New York. Reservations for dinner and golfas well as sponsorship opportunities are available online. You may also contact the Athletic Development Office at (516) 463-4919 or [email protected] with any additional questions.
A student-athlete in volleyball from 2003-2006, Liz Curley was the first American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American in program history after earning an honorable mention as a senior. A member of Hofstra’s 2006 NCAA Tournament Team, Curley played a key role in leading the Pride to their first-ever NCAA Tournament victory against Cornell with 20 kills, eight blocks, five digs and four service aces. The center tackle from Centerville, Massachusetts, went in 406 sets in 112 games in his four years and had 1,160 kills, 453 blocks, 242 digs, 128 service aces and a .358 hit percentage over the course of its mandate. Currently, Curley ranks 10th all-time at Hofstra in takedowns, third in hit percentage and fifth in blocks. She was the 2003 Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year and the 2006 CAA Player of the Year. Curley was also twice selected by the All-Colonial Athletic Association.