Betsey Armstrong 1
Betsey Armstrong

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Huron

Height:
6-1

Position:
GK


At Michigan... 2005 Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award recipient (2002, 2005) ... 2004 Cutino Award Finalist ... 2004 AWPCA All-American second team ... 2005 AWPCA All-America third team ... Two-time AWPCA ALl-America honorable mention (2002-03) ... 2003-04 CWPA Division MVP ... Four-time CWPA All-Division First Team (2002-05) ... Two-time Eastern Championship MVP (2002, 2005) ... Three-time All-Eastern Championship first team (2002, 2004-05) ... Six-time CWPA Player of the Week (3/6/02, 3/6/03, 4/17/03, 1/29/04, 3/4/04, 3/11/04) ... U-M's career leader in blocks (1,267), minutes (3,329), goals against average (5.64) and save percentage (.654) ... Michigan record holder with 350 saves in 2004 ... Michigan record holder with 24 saves vs. Indiana (3/6/04) ... Michigan record holder with 20 games with 10 or more saves in 2004 ... Has 68 career games with 10 or more saves, including two with over 20.

Senior (2005)... Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... AWPCA All-America third team ... Eastern Championship MVP ... CWPA All-Western Division first team ... Team captain ... Played in 39 games, recording 881 minutes ... Recorded 16 games with 10 or more saves ... Stopped 11 shots vs. Indiana (Jan. 29) ... Made 15 saves vs. UCLA (Jan. 30) ... Made 13 saves in 21 minutes vs. Arizona State (Feb. 6) to record the 1,000th save of her career ... Made 11 saves vs. Redlands (Feb. 25) and Long Beach State (Feb. 25) ... Stopped 12 shots vs. San Diego State (Feb. 27) ... Recorded 10 saves vs. Hawaii (March 2) ... Posted nine saves and three steals vs. Indiana (March 18) ... Made 11 saves vs. Brown (March 19) ... Stopped a season-high 16 shots vs. Loyola Marymount (March 19) ... Also had 16 saves to go with two assists and two steals vs. San Jose State (April 2) ... Set career high with three assists vs. Cal State Bakersfield (April 16) ... Made 10 saves vs. UC Irvine (April 17) ... Stopped 10 shots vs. Indiana (April 23) ... Posted 13 saves vs. Princeton (April 30) ... Recorded 11 blocks vs. Indiana (May 1) ... Made 16 saves vs. Reclands in the NCAA Championship (May 14) ... Posted 11 saves vs. Loyola Marymount in the NCAA Championship (May 15) ... Lettered.

Junior (2004)... Team captain ... APWCA All-America second team ... Eastern Championship All-Tournament first team ... CWPA Western Division MVP ... CWPA All-Western Division first team ... Three-time CWPA Player of the Week (Jan. 29, March 4, March 11) ... Played in 32 games, recording 799 minutes ... Set U-M records with 350 blocks, a 4.45 goals against average and a .734 save percentage ... Recorded 20 games with 10 or more saves ... Set U-M record with 24 saves vs. Indiana (March 6) ... Also tied a career-best with one goal allowed against the Hoosiers (March 6) ... Had 11 blocks, one assist and a pair of steals vs. UC San Diego (Jan. 24) ... Posted 15 blocks and two steals vs. Indiana (Jan. 24) ... Made 11 blocks vs. Arizona State (Jan. 25) ... Had 18 blocks vs. San Jose State (Feb. 8) ... Made 12 saves vs. Brown (Feb. 14) ... Recorded the first 20-save game in U-M history with 21 stops vs.Princeton (Feb. 15) ... Made 12 saves vs. Long Beach State (Feb. 26) ... Posted 10 saves vs. Loyola Marymount (Feb. 28) ... Had 14 saves, one assist and one steal vs. Southern Cal (Feb. 28) ... Recorded 14 saves vs. San Diego State (Feb. 29) ... Made 17 saves vs. Hawaii (Feb. 29) ... Posted 13 saves, one assist and one steal vs. Wagner (March 20) ... Had 14 saves, one assist and two steals vs. Cal Baptist (March 20) ... Recorded 14 saves vs. Pomona-Pitzer (March 21) ... Made 10 stops vs. Loyola Marymount (April 3) ... Posted 13 saves vs. Cal State-Northridge (April 3) ... Had 12 saves vs. Washington & Jefferson (April 17) ... Recorded 13 saves vs. Brown (April 24) ... Made 14 stops vs. Hartwick (April 25) ... Lettered.

Sophomore (2003)... Played in 28 games, recording 698 minutes ... American Water Polo Coaches Association All-America honorable mention ... Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Division MVP ... CWPA All-Southern Division first team ... Two-time CWPA Player of the Week (March 6 and April 17) ... Posted school-record 5.34 goals against average ... Made 500th career block with 13-block performance vs. Loyola Marymount (April 5) ... Logged 1,000th minute vs. Indiana (Jan. 25) ... Had 18 games with 10 or more saves ... Tied career high with a pair of assists vs. Slippery Rock (March 29) ... Set season high with 17 saves vs. Indiana (April 13) ... Recorded 14 blocks vs. Indiana (Jan. 25) ... Made 13 saves vs. Hartwick (Jan. 26) ... Stopped 14 shots vs. UC San Diego (Feb. 7) ... Recorded 10 blocks vs. UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 9) ... Recorded 11 blocks and two steals vs. Loyola Marymount (Feb. 21) ... Posted 10 blocks vs. UC Irvine (Feb. 22) ... Stopped 12 shots vs. Long Beach State (Feb. 25), UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 26) and Redlands (March 1) ... Made 14 saves vs. Indiana (March 8) ... Played in the field vs. Washington & Jefferson (March 9), scoring first career goal ... Recorded 12 saves vs. Arizona State (April 5) ... Posted 10 blocks vs. San Jose State (April 6) ... Made 13 blocks vs. George Washington (April 12) ... Recorded 11 saves vs. Bucknell (April 26) ... Stopped 14 shots vs. Princeton (April 27) ... Lettered.

Freshman (2002)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award recipient ... Played in 35 games, recording 951 minutes ... American AWPCA All-America honorable mention ... NCAA Final Four All-Tournament second team ... Eastern Championships title game MVP ... Eastern Championships all-tournament first team ... First-team All-Southern Division (CWPA) ... CWPA Player of the Week (March 6) ... Became Michigan's career leader in minutes played vs. Indiana (April 20) breaking the record of 728 minutes ... Holds Michigan single season blocks record with 317 blocks ... Holds Michigan single season minutes mark with 951 minutes played ... Had 14 games with 10 or more saves ... Set school record for steals in a game by a goalkeeper with six vs. Brown (March 2) ... Set school record with 42 minutes vs. Indiana (April 27) ... Recorded career-high two assists vs. Harvard (Feb. 16) ... Allowed career-low one goal (minimum 21 minutes played) vs. Iona (March 2) ... Made 11 saves vs. Indiana (Jan. 27) ... Recorded 11 blocks vs. Hartwick (Feb. 16) ... Made 10 saves vs. UC San Diego (Feb. 27) ... Posted 14 blocks vs. Princeton (March 2) ... Stopped 12 shots vs. Brown (March 2) ... Recorded 16 blocks in 34 minutes vs. Indiana (March 23) ... Posted 15 blocks vs. Indiana (April 6) ... Stopped 18 shots vs. Indiana (April 20) ... Recorded 13 blocks vs. George Washington (April 26) ... Posted 11 saves vs. Villanova (April 27) ... Had season-high 19 blocks vs. Indiana (April 26) ... Recorded 15 blocks in 37 minutes vs. Hartwick (April 28) in Eastern Championships finals ... Recorded 16 blocks vs. Stanford (May 11) in NCAA Final Four ... Made 10 saves vs. Loyola Marymount (May 12) in NCAA Final Four third-place contest ... Lettered.

Prep... Attended Huron High School (2001), coached by Christopher Keenan ... Three-year letterwinner ... MWPA Player of the Year (2000) ... MWPA MVP (2000) ... Two-time all-state first team (2000-01) ... Eastern Region MVP (2000) ... Eastern Region first team (2000).

National/International... Member of the 2006 Senior National Team ... Starting goalkeeper on Junior National team (2000-01) ... Rookie of the Year (1998).

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in classical archaeology ... Born on January 31, 1983.

Year Games Blocks Goals Assists Steals TO Min. GAA Sv. Pct.
2002 35 317 223 7 37 7 951 6.57 .587
2003 28 285 133 9 14 10 698 5.34 .672
2004 32 350 127 11 15 5 799 4.45 .734
2005 39 315 181 16 31 2 881 5.75 .635
Career 134 1,267 670 43 97 24 3,329 5.64 .654
   

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