Former Ohio State women's soccer captain Amy Graeff dies after battle with lymphoma

Staff reports

Former Ohio State women's soccer captain Amy Graeff Van Culin died last week after a battle with lymphoma, the school said..

Graeff was a four-year letter winner from 2005-08 and served as a captain in 2008. She played in 44 games with 14 starts. She was a four-time OSU scholar-Athlete who earned her degree in psychology as well as minors in women’s studies and legal foundations.

“It was my honor to be Amy’s coach and play a part in her development,” said coach Lori Walker-Hock. “Amy was the model of hard work, personal growth and the commitment to excellence in her four years as a Buckeye. Amy was a fighter with the strongest character. She was both loved and respected by all her teammates. We are all in shock by the loss of such a beautiful young mother, wife, daughter, friend, lawyer, captain and forever Buckeye.”

Graeff earned a law degree from Capital and practiced law in the Columbus area. She and her husband Todd have two children.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany. A celebration of life will follow.