Kiana Perez


Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Granite Bay, Calif.
  • Last School Granite Bay High School
  • Height 5-6

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Instagram: @kianaperez_

Ohio State Career

  • A two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten choice

2022 (Sophomore Season)

  • Played in five games
  • Scored first collegiate goal March 15 vs. Marist and had a draw control in the game
  • Picked up a ground ball vs. Robert Morris Feb. 12
  • Also saw action against Cincinnati Feb. 16, Duquesne March 10 at Northwestern March 19
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and named to Academic All-Big Ten team

2021 (Freshman Season)

  • Did not see game action
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades
  • Named to College of Pharmacy Dean’s List in Spring 2021

Prior to Ohio State

  • 2020 Adrenaline All-American
  • Part of 2019 SVLC championship team
  • Team captain as a junior and senior
  • Earned Sacramento All-City Team honors in 2019
  • Three-time all-conference selection, with first team honors in 2018 and ’19 and second team recognition in 2017
  • 181 career draw controls with 134 ground balls and 62 caused turnovers
  • Played for Tenacity Project for six years
  • Also ran cross country and member of SFL championship team; won individual SFL title in 2018


  • Daughter of Ming and Adrian
  • Has two older siblings, Ty and Jalin
  • Pharmaceutical sciences major with a business minor and plans to attend pharmacy school
  • Hobbies include cooking, yoga, hiking, playing with her dog, Cash, and shopping
  • On how she got into lacrosse: “The varsity lacrosse coach saw me running around the high school track and invited me to a camp, saying ‘Lacrosse is like track but with a stick.'”
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “The school spirit is electric, the campus is beautiful and I have the opportunity to pursue my interest in pharmacy with help from numerous resources.”
  • When she was 12, had the fastest 1500m time of all 11-12 year olds in the country that year

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