Kayla Fischer


Player profile

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

NCAA Career Stats

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  • First team All-Big Ten (2021 spring, 2022)
  • Third team All-Big Ten (2021 fall)
  • United Soccer Coaches All-North/Central Region
    • First team (2021 spring, 2022)
    • Second team (2021 fall)
  • United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-American
    • Second team (2021 spring)
    • Third team (2021 fall)
  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020, 2021 fall, 2022)
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2021, 2022)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (Sept. 7, 2021, Oct. 4, 2022, Oct. 18, 2022)
  • Two-time captain (2021 fall, 2022)

2022 (Senior)

  • Started all 20 matches
  • First team All-Big Ten and USC All-North Region
  • Served as captain for the second-consecutive season
  • Was second on the team with eight goals, three assists and 19 points
  • Had a career-best stretch of seven goals in five matches, with at least one goal in all five matches
  • The stretch culminated with her first-career hat trick as she scored three times in the 6-1 win at Illinois on Oct. 16. Also added an assist in the match for a career-high seven points
  • Named Big Ten Player of the Week on Oct. 18 following the Illinois match
  • Attempted 65 total shots on the season and finished her career second in school history with 304 career shot attempts
  • Recorded an assist in the NCAA Tournament second round game at Arkansas on Nov. 18

2021 Fall (Senior)

  • Co-captain
  • Started in 18 games and tallied 1524 minutes this season
  • Scored six goals and has seven assists
  • Third in the Big Ten and 17th in the country in shots per game (4.11)
  • 30 of her 74 shots this season were on goal
  • Had multiple goal games against both Bowling Green and UCF

2021 Spring (Junior)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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