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Ellen Westfall
Ellen  Westfall

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Worthington, Ohio

Position:
Goalkeeper

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played goalie at Thomas Worthington High School for four years
  • Starting goalie as a freshman in 2012 and helped Thomas Worthington win a state title
  • Served as team captain and was named Most Valuable Player as a senior
  • Named to the OHSAA All-State teams in 2013 and 2014
  • NFHCA High Scholl All-America selection in 2014
  • AAU Junior Olympics selection in 2012
  • Three-time National Futures Championship selection
  • Named NCAA Player of the Week in the fall of 2016 while playing for Dennison University

Personal

  • Daughter of Jae Westfall and Deanna Lear
  • Has a twin brother (Ian)
  • Majoring in environmental policy and decision making
  • Has aspirations of pursuing environmental law, environmental consulting or regional planning after graduation
  • Lists her greatest sports thrill as making a crucial save in a close game