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Abby Lutzenkirchen
Abby Lutzenkirchen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Lassiter HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Experience:
2L



09/27/2013

Soccer Team Erupts For Five Goals in 5-2 Win Over Vanderbilt

Crimson Tide earns first SEC win of the year

09/26/2013

Soccer Opens SEC Home Slate This Weekend With Pair of Games

Crimson Tide welcomes Vanderbilt Friday night, Tennessee Sunday afternoon

07/28/2013

Alabama Defender Abby Lutzenkirchen Helps Club Team To U-19 National Championship

Sophomore named to event's "Best 11"

07/17/2013

Entire Freshman Class Named To SEC First-Year Honor Roll

07/16/2013

87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide's total ranks second in the conference this season

2014 (Junior)
Selected to the CoSIDA/Captial One Academic All-District 4 First Team along with teammates Laura Lee Smith and Merel van Dongen ... started all 20 matches and racked up a team-leading 1,751 minutes played ... was in for 93.4 percent of the Tide's total minutes played (1,875) ... has played a total of 4,930 minutes and started all 57 games in her Alabama career ... averaged 88 minutes per game during the 2014 season (five of which went into overtime) ... helped lead a defensive line that recorded nine shutouts during the 2014 season, including five in conference play ... recorded three total assists for the season all while playing on the defensive back line ... started the key offensive sequence that led to the game-winning goal in a 3-2 overtime victory at LSU (Oct. 9) ... assisted Theresa Diederich on her the forward's first goal of the season versus Austin Peay (Aug. 29) ... struck a long pass to Pia Rijsdijk who moved the ball on to freshman Lacey Clarida for Clarida's first goal of her career in the season-opening game against Kennesaw State on Aug. 29 ... changed number from 33 to 43 prior to the start of the season to honor her late brother, Philip.

2013 (Sophomore)
A member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll ... started all 18 matches and led the team in minutes played, as she was on the field for 1,620 out of a possible 1,650 minutes (98.2%) - giving her 3,179 minutes played over her first two seasons ... only player to start every game during the season, averaging 90 minutes played per game (five of which went to overtime) ... played every minute in 16 out of 18 games ... began the campaign as a midfielder, but transitioned to the back line early in the season ... established herself as one of the top central defenders in the Southeastern Conference ... had an assist in 5-2 win vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 27) ... played all 90 minutes and helped lead team to 1-0 shutout win over UAB (Sept. 15) ... had a season-high four shots vs. Mercer (Sept. 1), part of her 11 total shots for the season ... helped lead her NASA Elite 12 club team to a national title at the 2013 United States Youth Soccer National Championships in Overland Park, Kan., in July 2013 ... named to the prestigious "Best 11 Team" at that USYS Nationals event.

2012 (Freshman)
Named to the SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll ... started all 19 matches at midfield and defense ... logged 1,529 minutes ... recorded 12 shots, with six on target ... took a season-high three shots, two on frame, in 1-0 win at Kennesaw State (Aug. 17) ... recorded a shot on goal in 2-1 overtime win at Kentucky (Sept. 30) ... started all 13 matches during conference play, with three shots (all on frame) ... played 1,125 minutes in league competition ... helped Alabama post five shutouts and hold opponents to 0-1 goals in 11 games.

High School and Personal Data
Product of Lassiter High School in Marietta, Ga., where she played for coach Robbie Galvin ... ranked as one of nation's top recruits, listed No. 37 on the ESPN HS 150 list and 25th overall (No. 2 prospect in the South Atlantic Region) by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... played her club soccer for Dave Smith with the North Atlanta Soccer Association (NASA) Girls12 Elite II ... has been active in various U.S. youth national teams and player pools, from U-15 to U-20 ... named captain of NASA 12 Elite II and led team to: third-place finish at nationals, league title, the Region III championship, an R3 winner and a state cup title ... totaled 21 career goals and 38 assists at Lassiter ... named team Impact Player (freshman), team MVP (sophomore), offensive MVP (junior) and team captain (senior) ... first team all-county for three years and a Georgia Gatorade player-of-the-year nominee ... daughter of Mike and Mary Lutzenkirchen ... younger sister of the late Philip Lutzenkirchen, who was a part of the 2010 Auburn football team that went on to win the BCS National Championship ... majoring in public relations.

     
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