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Katie Kaucheck

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Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown New Albany, Ohio
  • Last School New Albany High School
  • Height 5-8

Prior to Ohio State

  • Part of state championship squad in 2022
  • Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award winner
  • Varsity captain
  • All-American and Second Team All-Ohio
  • Earned first team and honorable mention all-region accolades
  • OCC Player of the Year and two-time All-OCC
  • Played for Resolute, MFL and Impact club programs
  • Also played four years of varsity basketball, serving as team captain; earned All-OCC, honorable mention all-region and all-metro accolades; led D1 schools in three-point shooting as a freshman; received team’s defensive player of the year award twice; New Albany’s all-time leader in three-pointers and single-season steals
  • Academic All-Ohio honoree
  • Participated in Key Club, Soar, Special Olympics and vacation bible school

Personal

  • Parents are David, who played lacrosse and soccer at Wittenberg, and Amy, an Ohio State graduate
  • Older brother Andrew attends Ohio State
  • Grandfather is a retired Two-Star Army General
  • Enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing golf and basketball and walking her dogs
  • Started lacrosse in second grade
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “Growing up in Columbus, I have always wanted to be a Buckeye. It is my dream school!”