Liza Hernandez

Liza Hernandez

Career Honors

  • Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (2/12/19)
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week 4 times (2/7/17, 2/14/27, 2/21/17, 2/28/17)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018,2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018,2019)

 Senior (19-20)

  • Appeared and started in eight games  for the Buckeyes
  • Scored 20 goals, good for first on the team
  • Tallied a total of 24 points (20G,4A), good for first on the team
  • Led the Buckeyes in shots (52)
  • Picked up 11 grounds, ties for fifth on the team
  • Wrapped up the season with 22 draw controls, good for fourth on the team
  • Had seven caused turnovers on the season
  • Ranked No. 7 in the Big Ten in free position goals per game (.750) and total goals (20G).
  • Finished No. 8 in the conference for goals per game (2.50).
  • No. 3 in both shots per game (6.50) and shots on goal per game (5.25)
  • Scored at least two goals in four out of eight games
  • Registered two hat tricks on the season
  • Had a season high four goal game against Marquette (Mar. 7)

Junior (18-19)

  • Appeared and started in all 17 games
  • Scored 35 goals, good for second on the team
  • Led the team in assists with 26
  • Her 61 points are first on the team
  • Second in the Big Ten in assists-per-game (1.53)
  • Averaged 3.59 points per game, good for sixth in the Big Ten
  • Picked up 20 ground balls, good for fourth on the team for field players
  • Grabbed 20 draw controls, good for third on the team
  • Caused nine turnovers on the season
  • Scored the game-winning overtime goal against Brown (Feb. 18)
  • Exploded with a career-high of 10 points against Detroit Mercy (Feb. 10) with six goals and four assists
  • Tallied at least one point in 15 games
  • Ten multi-goal games
  • Two games with four goals in each against Niagara (Mar. 3) and Cincinnati (Feb. 8)
  • Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (2/12/19)
  • Leadership Council Member
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar Athlete

 Sophomore (17-18)

  • Appeared in and started 10 games
  • Tallied 27 points from 23 goals and four assists
  • Finished at fourth on the team in points and third in goals
  • Scored a career high five goals against Detroit Mercy (Feb. 16)
  • Followed her career high performance with another five-goal game against Jacksonville (Feb. 23)
  • Tallied a point in nine of the 10 games she played in
  • Eight multi-point games
  • Netted three goals and notched an assist against No. 2 Maryland (April 15)
  • Recorded a season-high four draw controls in two games, first at Cincinnati (Feb. 26) and again at No. 8 Northwestern (April 6)
  • Scooped up a season-high four ground balls at Cincinnati (Feb. 26)
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar Athlete

 Freshman (16-17)

  • Appeared in and started nine games
  • Tallied 34 points, good for third on the team
  • Scored 21 goals on the year, the third highest total on the team
  • Recorded 13 assists on the year, good for second on the squad
  • Notched the fifth most draw controls for the Buckeyes with 13
  • Tallied a season high seven points against No. 8 Notre Dame (March 7)
  • Won her fourth consecutive Big Ten Freshman of the Week award after a weekend where she scored five goals and tallied an assist in games against No. 15 Stanford and California (Feb. 28)
  • Exploded for six points, four goals and two assists, against Cincinnati to earn her third straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week award (Feb. 21)
  • Notched her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award with four-point performance against Jacksonville where she scored three goals and earned an assist (Feb. 12)
  • Won her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award after scoring three goals, scooping up a ground ball and tallying a draw control in the season-opener against Vermont (Feb. 6)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

High School

  • Four-year starter for the New Albany High School Eagles
  • Two-time All-American
  • Scored 253 goals in her high school career
  • Scored 83 goals and recorded 141 draw controls and 68 ground balls as a senior
  • Scored 82 goals and won 94 draw controls as a junior
  • US Lacrosse Midwest Player of the Week in 2015
  • Led her team in scoring as a sophomore to earn honorable mention All-America honors
  • Helped carry the team to a 2013 State Championship and 2016 Regional final victory
  • Lettered in basketball and field hockey
  • Two-time team defensive MVP in basketball honorable mention all-league

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