#36

Elijah Black

Midfield

Player profile

  • Height 5-8
  • Weight 180
  • Hometown Mundelein, Ill.
  • Last School Saint Viator
  • Year Freshman

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Three-sport athlete at Saint Viator competing in wrestling, football and lacrosse.
• Played lacrosse for head coaches Bill Sanford and Patrick Gaeger.
• All-Illinois as both a junior and senior.
• Scored over 100 career goals.
• Two-time ESCC All-Conference, earning the award in 2017 and 2018
• Four-year member of Saint Viator’s football team who led the team in rushing and touchdowns. Also played defensive back and returned punts/kickoffs.
• Tabbed as the nation’s No. 95 player in the Inside Lacrosse Top Young Gun Senior Rankings.
• Two-time captain of the wrestling team and a state qualifier as a junior.
• Is the son of Ken and Junneal Black.