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Lucy Porter

School

Hofstra

Position
Midfield
Major
Community Health

Classroom

Porter, a community health major, carries a 3.77 GPA. She studies neuroscience and psychology as minors.

She is a two-time Provost List and four-time Dean’s List recipient. She has also been named to the CAA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Hofstra Athletic Director Scholars Honor Roll every semester possible.

In 2019, Porter was named to both the USC Scholar All-America and USC Scholar All-East Region first teams.

Character

Since arriving at Hofstra, Porter has been an integral part of the program. Hofstra’s coaching staff knew she was a special player, evidenced by her goals that contributed to the 2017 CAA Championship. Porter is a wonderfully balanced individual, valuing all aspects of being a student-athlete. It’s evident with the accolades that she has earned both on and off the field.

In 2018, Porter was chosen as a team captain by her peers. It was an indication of the respect that she garnered from her teammates. Ever since, she has consistently led by example and become the focal point in coordinating team activities and events.

Porter makes everything look easy - whether it be scoring goals, going to class, or presenting projects. She is a born leader, comfortable and confident in all of her surroundings. Her ability to challenge and push her teammates to new levels in a positive and motivating manner is what stands out.

She has a wonderful demeanor and exemplifies what the quintessential student-athlete. Porter is great on the field, better in the classroom, and selfless with her time in volunteering with the community.

Community

Porter has spent time volunteering with many organizations at Hofstra. During National Girls and Women’s Sports Day, she played sports with local girl scouts. With the One Million Acts of Good campaign, she helped pack boxes of food for less fortunate families.

Also with the One Million Acts of Good campaign, Porter read Dr. Seuss books to Gardiner Avenue Elementary School students in honor of his birthday.

She volunteered at Hofstra’s Pride and Plant event, planting flowers at houses in the surrounding community. During Hofstra’s move-in day, she helped incoming students carry their belongings into their dorms.

Porter is also a Hofstra Health Ambassador, where she promoted safety measures on campus in accordance with public health initiatives.

Competition

Porter is one of the best players to suit up for Hofstra, collecting numerous accolades during her career. In 2019, Porter had an incredible season, culminating in United Soccer Coaches All-America second team honors. Further at the national level, she was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Best XI third team and the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List. She earned USC All-East Region first team, All-ECAC first team, ECAC Offensive Player of the Year, and Front Row Soccer Co-Player of the Year honors.

Also for her efforts in 2019, Porter was named the CAA Midfielder of the Year and CAA Championship Most Outstanding Player, and to the All-CAA first and All-CAA Tournament teams.

She set the Hofstra record with 40 points, coming from 16 goals and eight assists. Porter led the conference in goals, goals per game, points, and points per game. Her national ranks for total points (9), total goals (12), points per game (14), and goals per game (16) were terrific.

In 2018, she earned USC All-East Region first team, All-CAA second team, and All-ECAC team recognition.

Porter enters her senior year ranking fifth all-time at Hofstra with 31 career goals and seventh with 74 career points.