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Lisa van der Geest


Oegstgeest, Netherlands

High School:
Rijnlands Lyceum




Lisa  van der Geest


Field Hockey Names Trio of Captains for 2018

Bird, Delahanty, van der Geest to lead the Maroon and White this fall


Preseason Field Hockey Honors Unveiled

Leopards picked fourth, van der Geest named to Preseason All-League Team


Field Hockey Earns NFHCA Academic Honors

The Leopards have earned a 3.00 GPA or higher as a team for the 20th consecutive season


Field Hockey Lands 13 on PL Academic Honor Roll

Bird and Lillis each earned 3.93 GPA’s


van der Geest Lands on Academic All-League Team

Sophomore earns first career Academic All-League nod


Lafayette vs. Colgate

Lafayette Field Hockey


Lafayette vs. Fairfield

Photos by Rick Smith

2017:  Earned Second-Team All-Patriot League honors for the second straight season…named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team…earned PL Defensive Player of the Week honors (10/16)…led the team with six assists and finished tied for third with 10 points…recorded an assist in the win over Hofstra…scored the game-winning goal against Bucknell (10/13)…scored the Leopards’ lone goal against American…recorded two assists against Quinnipiac.. added assists against Holy Cross and Temple to end the season.

2016: Named Second-Team All-Patriot League … tabbed Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week (9/27) and Patriot League Rookie of the Week (11/1) … one of six Lafayette players to start in all 18 games … finished first on the team in assists (5), second in points (11), and tied for third in goals (3) … her five assists was the most by any freshman in the Patriot League … patrolled the backline of the Leopards’ defense that posted a pair of shutouts and allowed one or fewer goals in six outings … scored first collegiate goal in the season opener against Fairfield (8/26) … assisted Amanda Magadan for the game-winning goal against Longwood (9/4) … caged a shot against No. 12 Delaware … found Amanda Magadan for the game-tying goal against Lehigh before scoring the game-winning goal late in the second half (10/28).

At Rijnlands Lyceum:
Part of a regional championship-winning field hockey team…the squad also placed second in the National School Championships…played club field hockey for Leidsche en Oegstgeester Hockey Club.

Personal: Daughter of Catharine and Johannes van der Geest…has two brothers, Jan and Timo…Timo plays tennis at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt.

Why Lafayette?: The school has a great reputation both academically and athletically.

Dream Job: Coach of the National Dutch Field Hockey team.