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University of Miami Athletics
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Leigh Van Lear

position

Midfielder

Height

5-9

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Burke, Va.

High School

Lake Braddock HS

Career Statistics
Year Games Played Goals Assists Points Shots Game Winners
2007 10 0 0 0 2 0
2008 12 0 0 0 2 0
2009 2 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 24 0 0 0 4 0

2009: Played in 2 matches… Played a season-high 45 minutes at Virginia Tech (10/30).

2008: Played in 12 matches, starting one… Her first collegiate start came at Maryland (10/5) where she played a season-high 72 minutes… Both of her shots on the season were on goal.

2007: Played in 10 matches… Recorded both of her shots on the season with one on goal against Alabama A&M (9/2).

Club: Since 2004, played club soccer with Vista United–a program perennially ranked first among Division I U-19 Washington Area Girls Soccer League teams… Team captain in 2006-07… Previously played with the BRYC Sting.
Olympic Development Program: As a member of Virginia’s ODP team in 2002, played internationally in France and Spain.

High School: Helped the Bruins to back-to-back state titles in 2006 and 2007… Team finished 2007 with a 17-3-2 mark and ranked ninth in the nation and second in its region by NSCAA/Adidas… Also won three district titles and a regional championship… Played soccer for four years and competed in cross country and indoor track & field for one season apiece.

Personal: Has two older brothers… Born in Honolulu… Off the pitch, enjoys painting and drawing… A member of the National Honor Society and named to the Athletic Honor Roll… Served three years as a yearbook editor… Selected Miami over schools such as Penn State, Georgetown, Illinois and William & Mary… A Marine Affairs major.