June 16, 2022

Kimberly Lowe McCalla Inducted into Ohio Lacrosse Hall of Fame


Kimberly Lowe McCalla, a member of the Ohio State women’s lacrosse team from 2000-03, was inducted into the Ohio Lacrosse Hall of Fame over the weekend.

A captain for the Buckeyes’ 2003 American Lacrosse Conference championship squad that posted an NCAA Tournament road win at Duke, she played in 54 games on defense for the Scarlet and Gray, starting all 34 games over her final two years. Lowe McCalla was an IWLCA Third Team All-American and an All-Region honoree. The Buckeyes also earned an NCAA Tournament bid in 2002.

She is in the Top 5 in program history in career ground balls and caused turnovers and posted Top 10 single-season marks for caused turnovers twice.

Lowe McCalla received both Alex Shumate and Jesse Owens awards for dedication, leadership and character.

Following her playing days, Lowe McCalla served as an assistant coach for the Lucky Lax club team and spent 12 years as an official at all levels – youth, high school and college. She has been a Varsity ‘O’ Alumni Society board member and an analyst for Big Ten Network.