Alayna Markwordt
Alayna  Markwordt


Woodbine, Md.

High School:




Ohio State Recognized for Academic Achievements

Nineteen players named to conference honor roll; team recognized by IWLCA


Buckeyes Receive Degrees at Spring Commencement

123 current and former student-athletes receive degrees at Ohio Stadium


Gabby Capuzzi to Play in IWLCA North/South Game

Senior midfielder to represent North Team next Saturday in Pennsylvania


Athletics Good Stuff

May 21 - 27, 2012


Markwordt and Capuzzi Named IWLCA All-Americans

Buckeye captains become Ohio State's 11th and 12th All-America selections


WLAX vs American

Ohio State 14, American 4 (April 21, 2012


WLAX: Buckeyes vs. Notre Dame

WLAX: Buckeyes vs. Notre Dame in Ohio Stadium

2011 (Junior Season): IWLCA Second Team All-American and First Team All-Midwest/West Region ... ALC All-Tournament Team ... First Team All-ALC ... Started all 17 games on the attack ... Finished season in the NCAA Top 10 in total and per game points and in the Top 20 in both categories of goals and assists ... Holds the No. 2 position in all-time scoring at Ohio State with 224 career points and also is third in the record books in goals (140) and assists (84) ... Has tallied at least one goal or assist in 48-consecutive games, dating back to March 1, 2009, and the fourth game of freshman season ... Led the team in points, goals, shots and shots on goal ... had 79 points; high of eight versus St. Bonaventure... scored 52 goals; high of 6 versus Canisius ... Had 16 multiple goal games ... Tied for first on the team in assists with 27; high of five assists against St. Bonaventure ... Caused 10 turnovers, which for fourth on the team ... Named OSU Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and ALC Academic Honor Roll ... Third-year letterwinner

2010 (Sophomore Season): Started all 17 contests ... Second on team in points, goals, assists, shots and shots on goal ... Scored 43 goals on the season; high was five vs. Northwestern and Florida ... 12 multiple goal games ... Scored in 15 of 17 matches ... Took multiple shots on goal in all 17 games ... 29 assists; high of five against George Washington ... Recorded 16 ground balls and five draw controls ... Caused six turnovers on the season ... Second Team All-ALC ... Second Team IWLCA All-Region ... OSU Scholar-Athlete ... Second-year letterwinner

2009 (Freshman Season): Named American Lacrosse Conference rookie of year ... WomensLax.com national all-rookie team ... second team all-ALC ... Second Team IWLCA all-region ... Started all 17 games ... Second on the squad with 72 points on 45 goals, 27 assists ... 13 multiple-goal games ... Set Ohio State record with 11 points scored in upset of nationally ranked Johns Hopkins, with six goals and five assists ... That effort earned her ALC and national player of the week honors and a spot in Sports Illustrated's "Faces In The Crowd" ... Also had six goals versus No. 2 Maryland ... Five goals against Canisius ... Recorded 21 ground balls ... ALC Rookie of the Week three times ... ALC Academic Honor Roll ... OSU Scholar-Athlete ... First-year letterwinner

Glenelg High School: Led Glenelg High to the 2008 state title, scoring 10 points in the final ... 69 goals, 51 assists as a senior ... High school All-America ... Was the leading scorer propelling Glenelg to the 2007 state soccer championship ... all-Howard County and all-metro midfielder ... Also ran cross country ... Member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Personal: Parents are Joe and Pam Markwordt ... has an older sister Jenna and two younger brothers, Jack and Luke ... Majoring in nutrition