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Mikayla Lasky
Mikayla  Lasky

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Avon, Ind.

High School:
Avon

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Birthdate:
05/19/1994

11/22/2016

Purdue Battles Thru Snakebitten Season

Injuries, overtime losses lead to tough 2nd year under coach Drew Roff

10/27/2016

Boilermakers Drop OT Heartbreaker Again

Purdue racks up 30 shots again but suffers third OT loss of the season

10/23/2016

Soccer Keeps Golden Boot via Draw vs. IU

Boilermakers record 31 shots and a program-record 18 corner kicks

10/12/2016

Boilermakers Ready to Play Home and Away

Purdue hosts Maryland on Thursday, pays first visit to PSU since 2013 Sunday

10/05/2016

Soccer Visits Rutgers, Hosts Ohio State

Purdue's 12 seniors to be recognized prior to Sunday's game

11/09/2016

Mikayla Lasky Action

The best action photos of Mikayla Lasky from the 2016 Season

02/24/2015

Mikayla Lasky 2014 Photo Gallery

Mikayla Lasky 2014 Photo Gallery

10/22/2014

Michigan State

Purdue vs Michigan State

10/22/2014

Nebraska-Iowa Road Trip

Rick Szalach photo gallery from Purdue's Nebraska-Iowa road trip.

10/01/2014

Purdue vs. Ball State Mega Gallery

Purdue vs. Ball State

2014 Photo Gallery | 2013 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Cubs
Favorite Athlete: PJ Maniago
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Favorite Field She's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Montana
Favorite Marquee Event: NCAA March Madness
Pro Forward She'd Most Like to Mark: Hope Solo
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: USA
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Steve Maniago
In Her MP3 Player: Zac Brown Band
Last Concert She Attended: Zac Brown Band
Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling
Last Book She Read: Me Before You
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Matt Damon, Blake Lively & Stephen Spielberg
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Finding Nemo
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: Batman
Favorite TV Series: Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Chicken Noodles
Favorite Dessert: Maddy Williams' Pumpkin Cookies
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: The Bahamas
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Soccer Complex: The Locker Room
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Junior Year goal against Penn State
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Josh Boyd, Communications
Furry Friend: Ellie, Border Collie-Lab Mix

JUNIOR / 2015
Academic All-Big Ten... Lasky played in 10 games, starting nine times... started the first two games of the season and the first seven in which she played... scored a highlight-reel goal off a set piece early in the second half against eventual national champion Penn State... a lingering injury had her in and out of the lineup over the first month... was able to start both games of the Montana Cup and Big Ten opener vs. Northwestern... moved to a defensive midfielder role for the stretch run, beginning with the scoreless draw with Rutgers... logged 80-plus minutes in seven of the 10 games in which she played... helped Purdue shut out Ohio, Rutgers and Indiana... record two shots, both on goal, in the season opener vs. Ohio... averaged 74 minutes per game.

SOPHOMORE / 2014
Academic All-Big Ten... Lasky was one of six Boilermakers to start all 19 games... played every minute of the season (1,764) and has now logged 3191 consecutive minutes dating back to halftime of the Sept. 1, 2013, game at Kansas... joined Kim Love (2012) as active Boilers to play every minute of a season... will enter 2015 having started 34 consecutive games... helped Purdue concede 17 fewer goals than in 2013... assisted on Soraya Toppin-Herbert's goal against Ball State... recorded three shots in the draw with Youngstown State... selected as Purdue's Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree.

FRESHMAN / 2013
Lasky played in 17 games and started the final 15 games of the season... did not leave the field for the remainder of the season after taking over at center back to begin the second half at Kansas (game No. 4)... helped Purdue post shutouts against Akron, IPFW, Ohio State, Illinois and Northwestern... headed in a free kick for the Boilers' fifth and final goal in the win against Dartmouth... was dangerous in the 18-yard box on headers off set pieces for much of the season, recording nine shots... ranked fourth on the team in minutes played after going the distance 14 times... averaged 85.5 minutes per game.

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Four-year varsity starter at defender was a three-time team MVP... three-time all-state honoree by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association... also named to the Indianapolis Star All-West Team three times... Indiana Soccer Coaches Association Top Team Player honoree as a senior... finished her high school career with 18 goals and 10 assists while playing defender for all four years... helped lead Avon to undefeated regular seasons in 2011 and 2012.

Biographical Information

Major: Communication

Parents: Jeff & Karen Lasky (both are Purdue alumni as well as aunts Suzanne & Tricia)

Brother: Tyler

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