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Marissa Birzon

Forward

Player profile

  • Year Jr.
  • Hometown East Amherst, N.Y.
  • Club Western New York Flash Academy

CAREER HONORS

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018)
Started all 19 matches … tied for third on the team with two assists and three goals … assisted on Kayla Fischer’s game-winner at Florida and scored the Buckeyes’ fifth goal against Morehead State … assisted on Eleanor Gabriel’s second goal at Illinois … scored the game-winner in the 51st minute of the Buckeyes’ 1-0 win at Michigan State … scored the Buckeyes’ first goal vs. Wisconsin … played a season-high 90 minutes vs. Rutgers.

AS A FRESHMAN (2017)
Saw time in 17 matches off the bench … scored the Buckeyes’ second goal against Western Michigan … played a season-high 47 minutes vs. Illinois.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
Western New York Flash Academy: Six years of club experience, including the last two with Western New York Flash Academy, under the direction of Daniel Clitnovici, Aaran Lines and Rob Ferguson … helped lead the Flash to a state and Region 1 championship in 2016.

Williamsville East: Lettered all four years at Williamsville East High School … three-time team captain … three-time All-WNY and two-time WNY Player of the Year … named first team All-ECIC all four seasons … three-time all-region selection and an All-American and named New York Class A Co-Player of the Year in 2016 … also lettered two years in softball.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Keith and Dawn Birzon … has three brothers: Eric, Justin and Dylan.