#22

Kelsey Nolan

Midfield

Player profile

  • Hometown Lancaster, Pa.
  • Last School Hempfield
  • Last College Yale
  • Year Senior
  • Major Linguistics

Notable: Ohio State Scholar-Athlete | Big Ten Distinguished Scholar | NFCA National Academic Squad and Scholar of Distinction

AS A SENIOR (2018)

  • Started all 20 games for the Buckeyes.
  • Scored three goals and added five assists for 11 points on the season.
  • Totaled 29 shots and earned a .310 shot-on-goal percentage.
  • Scored the game-winning stroke in the shootout against Rutgers (9/23).
  • Assisted the double overtime game-winning goal that put the Buckeyes in the Big Ten tournament semifinal game.
  • Received Big Ten preseason honors ahead of the 2018 season.
  • Selected to play in the Victory Sports Tour/NFHCA Division I Senior Game.
  • Named First Team All-Big Ten, the first Buckeye to receive the honor in three years, and garnered All-Big Ten Tournament Team recognition.

AS A JUNIOR (2017)
• Played in all 19 games for the Buckeyes, starting in nine.
• Totaled 12 shots, earning a .417 shot-on-goal percentage.
• Posted a goal in season-opening shutout over Lehigh (Aug. 27).
• Recorded a season-high 61 minutes against No. 19 Wake Forest (Sept. 10).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)
• Played in five games, earning three starts.
• Saw action against Delaware (Aug. 27 and Aug. 28), No. 7 Wake Forest (Sept. 2), Ohio (Sept. 4) and No. 6 Louisville (Sept. 18).
• Averaged 50.6 minutes per game, including a season-high 61 against Wake Forest.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree at Yale in 2013.
• Made varsity debut in season opener Sept. 6 vs. Virginia.
• Appeared in four games, starting all four and scoring one goal, before season-ending injury.
• First career goal came on Sept. 7 in 6-0 win vs. Sacred Heart.
• Third team NFHCA All-American 2012 as a high school senior.
• First team all-state 2011, 2012.
• First team All-Pennsylvania Region 2011, 2012.
• First team all-section 2011, 2012.
• First team All-Lancaster-Lebanon League 2011, 2012.
• Hempfield advanced to Pennsylvania state tournament each of her four years, and won the state championship in 2011.
• Ran on indoor and outdoor track teams, and was a captain on each one.
• Won A. Landis Brackbill Award as scholar-athlete from Lancaster-Lebanon Secondary School Athletic Association.
• Member of National Honor Society and Society for Academic Excellence in Foreign Language.