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Abby Lutzenkirchen
Abby  Lutzenkirchen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Lassiter HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Experience:
2L



11/19/2015

Abby Lutzenkirchen Named to 2015 SEC Community Service Team

The senior captain earns her fourth postseason award this season

10/29/2015

Alabama Soccer Drops Final Game of the 2015 campaign, 3-1, at Arkansas

Two first half goals from the Razorbacks put the game away in the first 45 minutes

10/25/2015

Soccer Falls to Mississippi State, 2-1, in Home Finale

The Crimson Tide produced a season-high 30 shots but could not come away with the win

10/06/2015

Senior Spotlight: Abby Lutzenkirchen

02/23/2015

Soccer Recognizes Academic, Community and Athletic Achievements at Annual Banquet

Numerous Crimson Tide student athletes were honored at the event to wrap up the 2014 season

2015 (Senior)
Team captain and named the Co-Southeastern Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year … it marked the second consecutive year an Alabama soccer player has won the award, as Laura Lee Smith earned the honor in the 2014 season and the third Crimson Tide women’s soccer player to earn the award  … selected to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District 4 First team … was selected as an All-SEC second team performer ... finished her career having played a total of 6,724 minutes in her Crimson Tide career, the most in program history … in the 48th minute against Mississippi State (Oct. 25) she broke the program’s previous record for the most minutes played (6,592 held by Ashley Willis) … started and played in all 76 games in her career, which ranks as the fifth-most starts in program history … led a defensive front that collected six shutouts in the 2015 campaign … one of two players on Alabama to start and play in all 19 matches during season (Celia Jimenez) … played every single minute of the 2015 campaign, a team-leading 1,794 minutes, which ranks as the eighth-most minutes played in a single season for the program … helped lead a defense that held Wake Forest scoreless (Aug. 28) … her defense contributed to keeping Troy (Aug. 24) to eight shots to help the Tide earn its first win of the season in the 1-0 shutout victory… helped lead the backline to a 0-0 double-overtime shutout against Harvard … her defense contributed to Alabama’s first road victory of the campaign in the 1-0 double-overtime victory at Georgia (Oct. 16).

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.