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  Larissa Najjar

Larissa Najjar

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
St. Francis DeSales

Height:
5-6

Position:
D/F

Larissa Najjar


2007: Scored her first goal of the season and third of her career on a penalty kick against Toledo ... Notched first assist of the season (10th career) against Louisville ... Switched from starting on defense to starting at forward as MAC play began ... Move sparked Ohio to first two wins of the season ... Recorded a season-high two shot attempts, on on goal, against Kent State ... Played in every minute of three games this season.

2006: Missed the entire season with an injury.

2005: Appeared in all 17 matches with 15 starts ... Finished the regular season tied for fourth in the conference with a team-high six assists ... Registered two assists in 5-1 win over Cleveland State on Sept. 4 ... Assisted the game-winner in double overtime against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 25 ... Scored her first goal of the season on Sept. 30 at Northern Illinois ... Assisted Ohio's lone goal against Miami on Oct. 16 ... Provided a pair of assists Oct. 21 at Kent State ... Tied for second on the team with eight total points ... Joined teammate Tiffany Horvath on the Academic All-MAC Team ... Named to the MAC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year with a 3.78 accumulative GPA.

2004: An All-MAC first team selection ... One of only five Bobcats to start all 19 matches ... Scored her first collegiate goal and Ohio's first goal of the season on Sept. 2 against Louisville ... Assisted the game-tying goal on Sept. 10 against Northern Illinois ... As an outside back, played a key role in the team's conference-record streak of nine consecutive shutouts from Sept. 12 to Oct. 15 ... Named to the MAC Academic Honor Roll.

2003: Named to the first-ever MAC All-Freshman Team after appearing in 20 matches with 19 starts ... Recorded an assist in Ohio's 4-1 win over Marshall on Sept. 21 for her first career point ... Took seven shots on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first-team all-league honors her senior year at St. Francis DeSales High School ... As a four-year letterwinner, helped lead the squad to two league titles and three appearances in the state semifinals ... Also a member of the National Honor Society and honor roll.

CLUB: Won four state championships with the Ohio Premier South club team.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Spanish ... Daughter of Harb and Kathy Najjar ... Younger sister of former Bobcat standout Rachael Najjar ... Born May 15, 1985.