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Maddie Barhorst

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Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Fort Mill, S.C.
  • Last School Nation Ford High School
  • Height 5-6

Prior to Ohio State

  • Team captain
  • Upper State Player of the Year in both 2019 and ’21
  • Conference Player of the Year as a senior
  • Two-time First Team All-State and First Team Upper State
  • Played for Charlotte Style for six years and Carolina Cats for one year
  • Also played basketball and was MVP and leading scorer as a sophomore; never lost a high school basketball game
  • Member of Beta Club

Personal

  • Daughter of Matt and Melissa
  • Sister, Carly, attends Clemson and also has a younger sister, Catherine
  • Business major, but may switch to education; wants to become a coach and teacher
  • Hobbies include coaching, reffing and basketball
  • On how she got into lacrosse: “I had just quit playing softball and was looking for something new. My sister had already been playing the sport, so my mom threw me into it.”
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “When I stepped on campus I just knew this was where I belonged, and when I met the team and coaches I felt very comfortable with them and fit in.”