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Mackenzie Fitzgerald

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Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Vienna, Va.
  • Last School Flint Hill School
  • Height 5-5

Prior to Ohio State

  • USA Lacrosse All-American in 2021
  • First Team VISAA All-State
  • Played for Virginia Metro from 2014-21
  • Four-year starter at Flint Hill and two-time captain
  • Led team in assists and draw controls in 2021
  • Received Husky Spirit and Pride Award
  • Vienna Youth Lacrosse Class of 2021 MVP
  • Part of ISL – A championship squad in 2019
  • Played volleyball as a freshman and tennis as a junior
  • Member of Major Minors, an a capella group, Ambassadors, who worked with admissions, sat on parent panels, informed them about the school and served as ambassadors for the school and AAC, a group that planned pep rallies, homecoming, etc.

Personal

  • Daughter of Marylynn, who graduated from James Madison, and Justin, who played lacrosse at Roanoke
  • Has a younger brother, Brady
  • Political science major and plans to attend law school
  • Enjoys cooking healthy meals, singing and working out
  • On how she got into lacrosse: “My dad played lacrosse in college and worked at a lacrosse store. Honestly, everything in my life was pointing me towards lacrosse including the lacrosse stick they put in my crib.”
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “I chose Ohio State because of the internship program for athletes, football and I love the environment.”