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Erika Leonard

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  • erikaleonard15@yahoo.com
  • (513) 265-7109

The Ohio State University (2015 & 2016):  Catcher and 1st Base

2016catcher

  • 2016 Big Ten Player of the Week
  • 2016 Great Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Sportswoman of the Year
  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete
  • Big Ten Scholar Athlete
  • Nominated for SENIOR class award

2015

  • Ohio State Softball Offensive Player of the Year Ohio State Softball Slugger of the Year
  • Ohio State Softball Warrior of the Year Ohio State Scholar Athlete
  • Ohio State Softball Most Improved Player of the Years Big Ten Scholar Athlete
  • 1st Team All Big Ten NFCA Scholar Athlete
  • 2nd Team All Regional Big Ten Record: 37 RBIs (in Big Ten play)
  • Big Ten All-Tournament Team

 

College, Freshman Season FSU (2012):   Catcher, 1st Base

1st baseEstablished the single-season school record for walks with 52, breaking the previous mark of 49 held by Brandi Stuart in 2002 … recorded the highest on-base percentage on the team at .484, a mark that is 10th-best in school history … finished 10th nationally in walks per game … batted .325 against ACC competition … led the conference in walks and tied with Virginia Tech’s Courtney Liddle for the league lead in on-base percentage … as a freshman, she started 54 games at catcher and another seven as the designated player … recorded six multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI games … reached base in 10 consecutive games … had 14 multiple-walk games, including a season-high four base-on-balls versus Georgia Tech in game one of a doubleheader on April 15 … named to the Bank of Hawaii All-Tournament Team after going 5-for-11 with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored … her first career home run as a Seminole came in the form of a game-winning grand slam on Feb. 24 versus Wisconsin to help FSU to a 6-2 victory at the Citrus Classic … recorded home runs against Jacksonville, Virginia and Troy … finished with four RBIs in first meeting against Wisconsin and three RBIs following a three-run home run against Troy … recorded three-hit performances against Wisconsin and Virginia … scored multiple runs against Western Carolina and UC Santa Barbara … had two doubles in a win over Virginia on March 25.

 

High School – Mother of Mercy High School:

Displayed incredible offensive numbers at Mother of Mercy High … set numerous school records, including ones for batting average .582, home runs 9 fielding percentage 1.000 and runs scored 37. Led her high school squad to a 22-3 record while advancing to regionals, the best season in school history.

2008
Girls’ Greater Cincinnati League Scarlet division batting champion
Second team all state
2009
Girls’ Greater Cincinnati League Scarlet division batting champion
Second team all state
2010
Cincinnati Division II Softball Player of the year
Girls’ Greater Cincinnati League Scarlet division batting champion
Second team all state  GGCL Player of the Year Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky sportswoman of the year for softball
2011
GGCL Player of the Year first-team all-state,first-team all-metroGirls’ Greater Cincinnati League Scarlet division batting champion
LaRosa MVP of the Week honors in her illustrious career
Greater Cincinnati/northern Kentucky sportswoman of the year for softball
Participated in the Club USA Tournament in Hawaii
Won the National High School Home Run Derby
Named a finalist for the 25th Annual LaRosa’s MVP of the Year award for softball