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Lotta-Maj Lahtinen
Guard

Lotta-Maj Lahtinen

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Guard

Year Sophomore
Hometown Helsinki, Finland
Last School Makelanrinne Sports
Height 5-7
Position Guard
Lotta-Maj Lahtinen

Biography

2018-19 (True Freshman): Took the floor in her first collegiate outing at Houston (11/9), contributing three points, three steals and two assists…Chipped in nine points against Western Carolina (11/14)…Saw 28 minutes of action at No. 7 Maryland (11/29) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, posting eight points, six steals and four assists…Came off the bench for 19 minutes against Alabama State (12/5), swiping three steals and dish out three assists to help Tech to victory…Added seven points in Tech’s win at Boston College (1/3), hitting a three-pointer and two free throws, while collecting three steals…Added three points, connecting on a triple, against No. 2 Notre Dame (1/6)…Scored 10 points in the third quarter at Clemson (1/17) to record a then-personal-best in scoring…Hit two three-pointers against the Tigers, also marking a personal-high…Earned her first collegiate start against No. 12 Syracuse (1/20) and recorded a career-high six rebounds…Recorded her first collegiate block against NC State (1/27)…Contributed 14 points at UNC (1/31), going a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line and connecting on 4-of-8 from the field…Went 2-for-6 from three-point range at No. 5 Notre Dame (2/3) to set personal-bests and tied season-high of six rebounds…Went 4-for-4 at the charity stripe and recorded three steals in Tech’s win at Wake Forest (2/10)…Contributed six points and five rebounds in win over Clemson (2/21) while recording three assists and three steals…Ted her career-high with six steals at Virginia (2/24)…Earned the start at No. 15 Miami (2/28) and finished with eight points, four rebounds and four assists…Dished out personal-best seven assists against No. 22/21 Florida State (3/3).

PREP: Attended Mäkelänrinne Sports High in Helsinki, Finland…Member of U19 Finnish Championship team in 2016…Team finished second in 2015…Finished third in high school world championships in 2017…Member of Finnish division 1 championship team in 2016…Picked up MVP honors with Basketball Without Borders Global Camp in 2017 and Europe Camp in 2016…Competed in 2017 Nordic Championships…Played with Finnish National Team from 2014-18…Competed in U16 European Championships in 2014 and 2015 with national team…Participated in U18 European Championships in 2016 and 2017…Took part in European qualifiers in 2016-18.

PERSONAL: Member of student council in high school…Received “good athlete” recognition with graduation…Captain of National Team and club team…Chose Georgia Tech because of the competitive basketball, high level of academics and the team culture…Enjoys reading, singing, watching movies and meeting new people…Started playing basketball at age seven when she attended a practice near her house…Has several memorable athletic accomplishments including the high school world championships in 2017…Enjoyed the atmosphere and competitiveness of the tournament where the team finished third…Pronunciation: Lotta-Maj (LOW-tah MY) Lahtinen (LAW-tin-in).

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