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Mary Katherine George

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Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Monmouth Beach, N.J.
  • Last School Shore Regional High School
  • Height 5-4

Ohio State Career

  • Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • 2021 IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree
  • Bucks Go Pro 2.0 intern in Summer 2021, interning with the Columbus Chamber of Commerce in membership

2021 (Junior Season)

  • Did not see game action
  • IWLCA Academic Honor Roll, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete selection

2020 (Sophomore Season)

  • Appeared in two games for the Buckeyes
  • Registered an assist against Kent State
  • Earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

2019 (Freshman  Season)

  • Played in six games
  • Tallied a ground ball, caused a turnover and had a draw control against Detroit Mercy Feb. 10
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • All-American as a senior
  • Set school record for career goals and points
  • Earned 12 varsity letters in high school – four with lacrosse, four with cross country and four with winter track
  • Served as captain for all three sports
  • Played for T3 Lacrosse for three years and United Lacrosse for one year
  • Class president and a Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle leader
  • Involved with the sewing club and was on the school paper

Personal

  • Daughter of Helen and Bill, who played football at Michigan State
  • Older sister Sarah played lacrosse for the Buckeyes, while older brothers Jake and Billy wrestled at Cornell
  • Psychology and criminal justice major and plans to pursue a master’s degree in counseling
  • Loves going to the beach and kayaking in the ocean, as well as getting ice cream with her friends
  • Uncles Alex and Danny George wrestled for the Buckeyes and father Bill was a graduate assistant strength coach for the Ohio State football team
  • Lifeguards on the beach in the summer; grew up competing with lifeguarding, which is something her family shares, and spent summers growing up traveling to the lifeguard national championships where she competed in multiple events (beach flags is her favorite)
  • Got into lacrosse because her older sister played and she did everything her older sister did