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#99 Emily Leitner
Position: Goalkeeper
Year: Senior
City/State: Darien, Conn.
High School: Convent of the Sacred Heart
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2012 IWLCA first-team All-Region
2012 Unanimous First-team All-Ivy
2012 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Perfomer of the Year
2012 IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
2011 IWLCA second-team All-Region
2011 Second-team All-Ivy
2011 Academic All-Ivy
2011 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area

2012: IWLCA first-team All-Region ... Unanimous first-team All-Ivy … Started all 17 games in goal … Tied for Ivy League lead in ground balls with 49 … Finished third in the Ivy League and 17th in NCAA Division I in goals-against average at 9.44 … Finished fourth in the Ivy League and 28th in Division I in save percentage at .444 … 127 saves ranked third in Ivy League … Played 1,010:34 minutes in goal, only sitting out 21:26 minutes of potential playing time … Set her career high in saves three times during the season … Made 11 saves at No. 2 North Carolina (3/3) … Made eight saves while allowing just seven goals with three ground balls against Rutgers (3/7) … Made seven saves in an overtime win over Harvard (3/10) … Allowed just six goals at Yale (3/17) while making five saves and causing one turnover … Made 12 saves at No. 18 Cornell (3/24) while picking up five ground balls … Set career high with 16 saves in a loss to No. 3 Maryland (3/30) … Also tied career high with six ground balls against the Terps and set a career-best with four caused turnovers … Allowed just five goals in 38:34 of action against Columbia (4/1) … Caused three turnovers with three ground balls against the Lions … Made seven saves and allowed only six goals with five ground balls against Brown (4/21) … Allowed just eight goals in Ivy championship-clinching win at Princeton (4/25) … Made nine saves in a loss at No. 5 Duke (4/28) while again scooping up six ground balls … Recorded 10 saves with five ground balls and two caused turnovers in Ivy League Tournament semifinal against Harvard (5/4) … Made nine saves in Ivy League Tournament final against No. 13 Dartmouth (5/6) … Came up with five saves and two ground balls in NCAA Championship first round game at Loyola (5/13).

2011: IWLCA Second-team All-Region ... Second-team All-Ivy ... Academic All-Ivy ... Started all 17 games in goal, with an 11-6 record ... Played 1,016:08 in goal ... Posted an 8.38 goals-against average which was best in the Ivy League and seventh in the country ... Led team with 36 ground balls and was third in the Ivy League ... Picked up the win in her first career start with five saves against Drexel (2/26) ... Established a career high with nine saves in a win over No. 3 North Carolina (3/5) ... Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week for her work against the Tar Heels ... Again counted nine saves while allowing just four goals in a win over Hofstra (3/9) ... Stopped seven shots at Harvard (3/12) to help team to a one-goal win ... Earned second consecutive Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week honors for her efforts against the Pride and Crimson ... Made nine saves in loss at No. 1 Maryland (4/1) ... Posted eight saves and five ground balls in loss at No. 2 Northwestern (4/10) ... Again hit the nine-save mark in a win against No. 16 Dartmouth while adding six ground balls ... Registered seven ground balls in Ivy League Tournament semifinal against Princeton (5/6) ... Made nine saves and pitched in four ground balls in NCAA Tournament game at Duke (5/15).

Appeared in five games off the bench in goal ... Came off the bench to record the win in the Ivy League Tournament final against Dartmouth (5/2) ... Made career-high four saves in 28:58 of time against Brown (4/25) ... Recorded a draw control against the Bears ... Had three saves in 14:40 of action against Columbia (4/4).

2009: Clocked minutes in four games ... Started second half against Yale (3/14) and Cornell (3/21) ... Played final 20 minutes against Columbia ... Saw 7:41 vs. Brown to preserve win that clinched Ivy League title.

High School: 2008 first-team All-America ... Played for the Connecticut Lacrosse Futures (CTLF) ... Played for All-Lower New England Team in the 2007 US National Tournament ... 2007 honorable mention All-America ... Three-year starting goalie ... 2008 school's Most Accomplished Player: lacrosse and basketball ... 2008 Upper School Athletic Award ... Three-time Fairchester Athletic Association all-league selection ... Three-time FAA tournament finalist ... Team MVP as a junior ... Four-year three-sport letterwinner (lacrosse, basketball, field hockey) ... Co-captain all three teams ... Basketball team MVP, leading scorer and two-time honorable mention All-FAA selection ... All-FAA field hockey selection as a senior ... Selected for the Riley Athletic Award (an all-around sports award) as a sophomore ... Student Council 2004-08, recipient of Margaret Melford Cup ... School Spirit Award Recipient 2004-08 ... Peer Leader 2008

Personal: Daughter of Rose and Chuck Leitner ... Father was a lacrosse goalkeeper for Penn (1978-81) and is a member of the Athletic Board of Overseers at Penn ... Has three siblings, Sara, Maureen and Charlie ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Why Penn? "I loved the team and the lacrosse program and the school in general. It offers a lot of different options that I can take advantage of, and I really like the urban location and the all-around atmosphere at Penn."

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