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Molly Erneston

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Player profile

  • Hometown Jupiter, Fla.
  • Year Junior
  • Last School The Kings Academy
  • Height 5-4

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten pick

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2021 (Sophomore Season)

  • Played against Northwestern April 14
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

2020 (Freshman Season) 

  • Saw action in four games during her rookie year
  • Scooped up two ground balls
  • Forced three turnovers
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four-time varsity letter recipient
  • Served as team captain for four years
  • Four-time MVP
  • Earned all-district honors four times
  • Member of two district championship teams
  • Three-time all-region selection and Sun Sentinel All-County selection
  • 210 career goals
  • Played for LaxManiax for six years
  • Played varsity volleyball and ran varsity track for two years and played varsity soccer for three years

Personal

  • Daughter of Chris and Sandy, who played volleyball at Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Three siblings, Mackenzie, Madison and Chris; Chris plays lacrosse at Limestone University
  • Agriculture business and applied economics major with a minor in real estate
  • Plans to work with father and their produce company, Life Family Farms, after graduation or go into real estate
  • Enjoys going on the boat and surfing, mudding and shooting skeet with her family and playing spike ball with friends
  • Lived next door to Chris Southard, who coached lacrosse at Palm Beach Atlantic University, and he got Molly and her brother into the game
  • Grandmother came to America from Cuba with her siblings when she was a teenager
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “I chose to come to Ohio State because it had everything I was looking for in a university. Big school, big football, a high level of lacrosse and outstanding academics. This was easily the best choice I’ve ever made in my life.”
  • Did rodeos for five years and has ridden horses throughout her life; best events were barrel racing, pole bending and goat tying; had to quit in eighth grade to focus on lacrosse