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Lisa van der Geest

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Oegstgeest, Netherlands

High School:
Rijnlands Lyceum

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defense

Major:
Undeclared

Lisa  van der Geest

10/21/2017

Leopards Fall to American in Patriot League Action

van der Geest scored the Maroon and White’s lone goal

10/16/2017

van der Geest Named Defensive Player of the Week

The sophomore scored the game winner against Bucknell

10/15/2017

Comeback Attempt Falls Short Against Richmond

Leopards had three different goal scorers Sunday afternoon

10/13/2017

van der Geest Guides Leopards over Bucknell

Sophomore scores only goal in a Patriot League defensive battle

10/08/2017

Leopards Drop Non-Conference Battle to Villanova

The Leopards held a 6-3 lead in corners against the Wildcats

09/16/2017

Lafayette vs. Colgate

Lafayette Field Hockey

08/28/2016

Lafayette vs. Fairfield

Photos by Rick Smith

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.
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