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Darrien Furiness

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Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Yardley, Pa.
  • Last School Pennsbury High School
  • Height 5-4

Prior to Ohio State

  • Two-time team captain
  • 2022 US Lacrosse All-American
  • Intelligencer/Courier Times Player of the Year and Bucks County Top Scholar Athlete as a senior
  • 2022 Suburban One League MVP
  • First Team All-Suburban One League in 2021 and 2022, second team selection in 2019
  • Two-time varsity captain
  • Squad won SOL title in 2021
  • 2021 and 2022 US Lacrosse All Academic
  • Played for Ultimate NJ for seven years
  • Also played soccer, earning first team all-league honors in 2020 and second team accolades in 2019; two-time varsity captain
  • National Honor Society and French National Honor Society member and received French World Language Award
  • Honor roll student throughout high school
  • Kiwanis and Herald Scholar Athlete

Personal

  • Parents are Laurie and Dan
  • Two siblings, Braxton and Kameryn, who graduated from Boston College in 2022
  • Enjoys eating amazing food, photography, hiking and going to the beach
  • On how she got into lacrosse: “My parents signed me up without telling me when I was in fourth grade. They knew I would love lacrosse, even though I had my mind set on only soccer.”
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “The pride that comes with being a Buckeye and the overall atmosphere of the school is unbeatable.”