Leah Sax


Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Hometown Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Last School William Penn Charter School
  • Height 5-6

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2021 (Freshman Season)

  • Did not see game action
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

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Prior to Ohio State

  • Team captain as a senior
  • National Tournament participant in 2018 and ‘19
  • Under Amour Uncommitted Team selection in 2017 and ‘19
  • Played for Big 4 HHH from 2016-20 and STEPS Philly from 2013-16
  • Earned high honors throughout high school
  • Received American Chemical Society award and Raymond Evans Jr. Memorial Prize in mathematics
  • Member of Cum Laude Society
  • National Hispanic Recognition Scholar
  • Also played water polo


  • Daughter of Richard Sax and Leslie Gomez
  • Has an older brother, Andrew, who graduated from the University of Vermont
  • Health sciences major on a pre-med track and plans to attend medical school
  • Enjoys skiing, snowboarding and surfing
  • Has spent time coaching lacrosse
  • Started playing lacrosse in fourth grade; was determined to try every sport her town had to offer
  • On why she choose Ohio State: “Playing lacrosse with the Ohio State coaches reminded me of why I love playing the sport and the pride and community that comes with the school was something I wanted to be a part of.”
  • Tore bicep in half on a rope swing when she was 10 and it is bisected into two pieces to this day