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Ali Beekhuizen

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Player profile

  • Hometown Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Last School St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Year Graduate Student
  • Height 5-7

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Ohio State Career

  • Received bachelor’s degree in psychology in Spring 2021
  • Pursuing master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology
  • 2020 and ’21 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree
  • Has played in 29 games, with nine starts, posting 35 goals, seven assists and 42 points, with 21 ground balls and 13 draw controls

2021 (Senior Season) 

  • Saw action in seven games, with a goal in five of the seven outings and point in each of the last six
  • Seven goals, two assists and nine points, with six ground balls, on the year
  • Hat trick in win over Penn State March 26
  • Earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten accolades

2020 (Junior Season) 

  • Appeared in all nine games
  • Second on the team with 15 goals
  • Five-game scoring streak
  • Finished the season with 18 points (15g, 3a), good for fourth on the team
  • Registered a hat trick against No. 19 UMass March 1
  • Scored four goals against Towson University March 10
  • Picked up seven ground balls and caused four turnovers
  • Finished ninth in the Big Ten in free position percentage (.444)
  • Earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

2019 (Sophomore Season) 

  • Appeared in 13 of 17 games
  • Scored 13 goals, ranking fifth on the team
  • Had a five-game scoring streak
  • Ranked sixth on the team with 15 points
  • Led the team in shooting percentage (.542)
  • Went 5-for-5on free position shots
  • Posted 13 draw controls to rank fifth on the team
  • Picked up eight ground balls
  • Notched a hat trick in two games
  • Had four multi-point games
  • Outstanding in 15-14 overtime win against Brown Feb. 18, with two goals, an assist, two ground balls and three draw controls
  • Leadership Council member

 2018 (Freshman Season) 

  • Did not see game action because of injury

High School

  • Four-year letterwinner and four-year starter for St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Two-year captain
  • US All-American as a junior and senior
  • State runner-up in 2017
  • Three-year all-region selection
  • 2017 Sun Sentinel Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Year
  • Played for LaxManiax for seven years
  • National Honor Society member

Personal

  • Daughter of Matthew Beekhuizen and Kristina Rivas; mother was on the dance team at the University of Miami
  • Brother, Nick, attended Florida State and University of Miami Law School
  • Sister, Samantha (Beekhuizen) Strane attended the University of Florida and Georgia Tech, studying biomedical engineering
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in psychology major with a minor in organizational communication in Spring 2021; plans to pursue a career in industrial-organizational psychology
  • Enjoys spending time with family and friends
  • Joined with her friends to start playing lacrosse, playing on the first girls team in the rec program