Elise Riemenschneider


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 5-8
  • Hometown Rocky River, Ohio
  • Last Team Connecticut Southern Stars

Career Honors

  • WCHA All-Academic Team (2018, 2019)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018, 2019)

2018-19 – Junior

  • Appeared in all 35 games
  • Tallied a career-high three points on the season
  • Notched two assists against at St. Cloud State for a new career game-high in points (Feb. 2)
  • Blocked a career-best 23 shots this season. Including a career and season high four blocks in two different games (Jan. 18 at Minnesota Duluth and Feb. 1 at St. Cloud State)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team

2017-18 – Sophomore

  • Appeared in 32 games
  • Her two points this season doubled her total from her freshman season
  • Notched points in back-to-back games at St. Cloud State (Oct. 20-21)
  • Blocked 11 shots, with a season high two blocks against No. 5 Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 14)
  • Tallied a career high plus/minus of plus-four at St. Cloud State (Oct. 20)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

2016-17 – Freshman

  • Appeared in all 37 games as a freshman
  • Made her collegiate debut on Sept. 30 at Rensselaer, where she blocked two shots and was on the ice for Ohio State’s second goal of the game
  • Notched her first career point on Nov. 4 in the win against Lindenwood
  • Blocked 12 shots this season, and twice had games with multiple blocked shots (9/30 at RPI and 12/3 vs. North Dakota)
  • Recorded a season-high two shots on goal against Minnesota Duluth on Oct. 29
  • Posted a season high plus-two rating in Ohio State’s 4-2 win over Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 11)

Prior to Ohio State 

  • Played two seasons with the Connecticut Southern Stars as a defenseman, helping her team to a national semi-final appearance in 2015
  • Played both hockey and lacrosse at Rocky River High School
  • Leading scorer and three-time player of the year in lacrosse


  • Daughter of Dirk and Cindi Riemenschneider
  • Has two siblings, Luke and Brock, who were both student-athletes at Baldwin-Wallace
  • Has two dogs, Ozzie and Tucker
  • Would like to pursue a career in marketing or sales
  • Anesthesiologist Research Assistant (Summer 2017)
  • Assistant at Arnold Todara & Welch Law (Summer 2018)
  • Marketing Services intern at Studiothink (Summer 2019)
  • Interests outside of hockey include going boating and spending time with family and friends on Kelleys Island
  • Favorite OSU hockey memory: Beating Boston College to go to the Frozen Four and sweeping Wisconsin at home
  • Favorite place to eat on campus: Tasi Cafe
  • Favorite team: Cleveland Browns
  • Favorite athlete: Patrick Sharp
  • Favorite movie: Mighty Ducks
  • Favorite TV show: Gossip Girl
  • Favorite food: Tacos, chips, salsa and guacamole
  • Special skill: Ventriloquism
  • Voted most likely to win the lottery and lose all the money