Kayla Fischer


Player profile

  • Year Sr.
  • Hometown Kent, Ohio
  • Club Cleveland FC

NCAA Career Stats


  • 2020-21 United Soccer Coaches Second Team Scholar All-American
  • 2020-21 (spring) United Soccer Coaches All-North/Central Region
  • Named First Team All-Big Ten (2021)
  • Named 2020-21 First Team All-North Region by the United Soccer Coaches
  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020)
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2021)

2021 Spring (Junior at Ohio State)

  • Named First Team All-Big Ten
  • Named 2020-21 First Team All-North Region by the United Soccer Coaches
  • Played in all 14 games
  • Took team-high 52 shots, 24 on net
  • Finished season with five goals and four assists
  • Scored both goals vs. Penn State (2-2, 2 ot) in Columbus
  • Season high nine shots in 5-1 win over Stony Brook in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honoree

2019 (Sophomore at Ohio State)

  • Started 16 matches
  • Led the team with 14 points, five goals and four assists
  • Tallied a team-high 61 shots and 25 shots on goal
  • Scored a goal against Missouri
  • Assisted on Marissa Birzon’s goal at UCF
  • Assisted on Alyssa Baumbick’s goal at TCU
  • Scored the game-winner against Miami (Ohio)
  • Recorded the Buckeyes’ third goal vs. Ohio
  • Scored the game-winner vs. Michigan State
  • Assisted on Olivia Petit’s game-winner against Maryland
  • Assisted on Marike Mousset’s goal at Iowa
  • Scored a goal at Wisconsin
  • Played a season-high 110 minutes at Purdue and at Iowa

2018 (Freshman at Ohio State)

  • Played in 17 matches, starting 13
  • Tied for the team lead with four goals and second on the team with nine points
  • Led the Buckeyes with 24 shots on goal
  • Big Ten Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week (8/28)
  • Scored the game-winner in the Buckeyes’ 1-0 win at Florida
  • Scored Ohio State’s second goal against Morehead State
  • Assisted on Marissa Birzon’s game-winner at Michigan State
  • Scored both goals in the Buckeyes’ 2-1 win at Purdue
  • Played a season-high 100 minutes vs. Rutgers

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played club soccer for eight years, the last three for Ross Nicol with Cleveland FC
  • Top 11 player at Nationals in 2018 for the three-time state champions
  • Helped Cleveland FC to 2017 regional championship and national semifinal
  • Four-year starter and two-time team captain and Theodore Roosevelt
  • First team all-state in 2017 and second team all-state in 2016
  • Conference player of the year in 2017 while setting school career goals record with 73
  • Named to All-America watch list
  • Also played three years of basketball, being named a captain in 2017-18 and first team all-district in 2016-17


  • Daughter of Rob and Jennifer Fischer
  • Has two younger sisters, Kassidy and Mallory