Class of 1986
Elizabeth Morgan, an outstanding student-athlete while at Finneytown, is now a doctor working among native Americans in New Mexico.
While at Finneytown, Beth excelled in basketball, soccer, and track, graduated fourth in her class, and worked as a soccer referee and one-on-one with aspiring soccer players. She also played in the orchestra, band and marching band, and earned the B’nai B’rith, J.R. Graham, and Army MVP Soccer Awards. She was soccer regional champ in the early 1980’s, and was inducted into the Communiplex Women’s Sports Foundation Hall of Fame in Cincinnati in 1987.
At Brown University, where she graduated in 1990 with a B.S. in Women’s Studies, Beth earned four varsity letters in women’s soccer, made the 1st Team New England Region four years in a row, was MVP in 1989, and Ivy League Player of the Year the same year. In her senior year she was recognized as one of the 30 best soccer players in the United States.
She went on to play with the National Championship Semi-Pro Indoor Soccer Team at Lake Placid, New York in 1992, and has competed as a Category II cyclist in several professional races. In 1986 and 1987 she was on the U.S. Women’s Olympic Sports Festival Soccer Team and was elected to the top 20 players for construction of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.
Beth graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1999 and works as a family practice physician in New Mexico and Washington states. Also, she is Clinical Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico in the Family and Community Medicine Residency Program.