11   Christy Leath
Christy Leath

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, Mo.

High School:
Francis Howell Central

Height:
5-7

Position:
C/INF


AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Earned America East All-Conference Second Team honors ... Hit .240 in 50 games and broke a single-season school record for walks (37) to rank 14th nationally in that category ... Had four multiple-hit games, three of which she went 2-for-3 and a fourth with a perfect 2-for-2 showing at the plate ... Opened the season with a 2-for-3 hitting performance with one RBI against Cal State Northridge ... Earned America East All-Academic honors for earning a 3.20 GPA or higher ... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll for maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: America East Conference Player of the Year ... Named to the All-Conference First Team ... Named to the NFCA Northeast Region Second Team and an NFCA Academic All-American ... Also earned American East Player of the Week accolades three times ... Started 48 games and hit .380 with seven doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 34 RBI ... Led team in batting average and OBP (.485) and multiple-hit games with 17 ... Against Albany on April 1 went 4-for-4, including a home run, two runs scored and four RBI ... Reached base in all four plate appearances, scoring twice and getting an RBI once on April 6 vs. Binghamton ... On March 18 vs. Bowling Green, went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, run and two RBI ... Reached base three times in four at-bats against George Mason on Feb. 23, hitting a double and scoring two runs and two RBI ... In doubleheader action against Binghamton on April 7 recorded three hits and a walk in eight appearances with two home runs, three runs and three runs batted in.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: America East All-Conference Second Team selection ... Hit .313 in 58 games, scored 23 runs, had 57 hits, nine doubles, five home runs, a team-high 40 RBI and a .987 fielding percentage ... Hit a home run in the first game of the season, a 3-2 loss to Eastern Michigan on Feb. 24 ... Went 3-for-4 with three RBI in a 7-5 loss to Austin Peay on Feb. 24 ... Was a combined 4-for-7 with four RBI in a doubleheader against Sacred Heart on March 29 ... Combined to go 5-for-7 at the plate with two RBI and four runs in a doubleheader against Hartford on April 9.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Four-year letter winner for coach Brenda Ellison at Francis Howell Central HS ... Played every inning of every game for four years ... Hit .431 as a senior and was named GAC South Player of the Year ... Chosen one of St. Louis Dispatch's top-10 softball recruits ... Named All-Conference First Team and All-District in each of her four years ... Hit .417 as a junior, .346 as a sophomore and .310 as a freshman .... Summer team, St. Louis Chaos, finished second at 16U ASA Nationals ... Swam for FHCHS for all four years.

PERSONAL: Born on April 25, 1987, in Florissant, Mo. ... Daughter of Charles and Nancy Leath ... Enrolled in the Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences as an occupational therapy major.

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