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5 Lizzy Tardieu
Lizzy  Tardieu


Salinas, CA

High School:
Santa Catalina School





JUNIOR (2016)
  • Appeared in 30 matches
  • Was fourth on the team with 167 digs on the season
  • 15 digs vs Minnesota (8/27)
  • 23 assists with eight service aces on the season
  • Played in 93 sets as a back row player for the Toreros
  • Helped lead USD to the second round of the NCAA Tournament
  • Recorded a career-high 11 digs twice, once in a win against Pepperdine (9/29-/15) and the other in a win against Gonzaga (10/17/15)
  • Also recorded 13 aces on the season
  • Played in 13 matches, and a total of 21 sets as a true freshman
  • Helped lead the team into the NCAA Tournament
  • Recorded 11 digs on the season, with a season-high of three in a win against Portland (9/25/14)
  • Prepped at Santa Catalina High School
  • Was a four-year letter winner in volleyball
  • Was a four-year All-County selection in volleyball, and named All-County Player of the Year as a senior
  • Helped lead her team to a pair of league championships
  • Played club volleyball for the Vision Volleyball Club
  • Posted a 71-9 overall record in 2014, and took seventh at junior nationals
  • Helped lead her team to a first place finish at the SCVA National Qualifier, the Far Westerns National qualifier, and was the first place team in Northern California
  • Was a All-League selection in both cross-country and track
  • Was the 400 meter league champion as a freshman, sophomore and junior
  • As a senior she was the 800 meter and 1600 meter league champion
  • In her junior season, she was the CCS cross country individual champion and individual league champion
  • Elizabeth "Lizzy" Tardieu was born on March 14, 1996 in Santa Cruz, CA
  • She is the daughter of Bert and Catherine Tardieu
  • Was also recruited by Stanford
  • Chose to attend USD because she loves the location, school size, the volleyball program and coaching staff
  • Her father, Bert, was on the track and field team at the University of Houston
  • Considers herself a decorated ping pong player

Career Highs
Kills: 1 vs. Pepperdine (9/29/15)

2 vs. Oklahoma (8/29/15)


9 at Utah (9/8/17)


25 at Pepperdine (10/21/17)

Service Aces:

2 at Gonzaga (11/11/17)*

Block Solos: --
Block Assists: --
Total Blocks: --
*Indicates most recent high

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Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
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Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
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Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
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A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
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39 years in review by former players and coaches
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Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
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Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
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Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
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USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
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Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
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Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
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