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Sarah de Leon

Sarah de Leon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakewood, Wash.

High School:
Lakes

Height:
5-7

Position:
D/M

2008: A member of the C-USA All-Academic Team...Played in all 23 matches with 19 starts, helping the defense post eight shutouts...Finished with 1,514 minutes of work...Placed seven of 12 total shots on goal...Headed in the game-winner in the first overtime on a corner kick to defeat Memphis on the road...Played a season-high 108 minutes in a double-overtime victory at Colorado College.

2007: Started 15 of 17 matches, recording two goals and two assists for six points...Finished with six shots on goal and 13 overall...After recovering from an injury, saw first action of the year vs. Miami Sept. 19...Came off the bench in a tie vs. No. 11 Florida State before starting every match the rest of the season...Scored a goal against Marshall while assisting on another at SMU...Had a three-point match at Memphis by hitting the back of the net and assisting on the game-winner in a 2-1 win.

2006: One of two players, both defenders, to start all 19 matches...Named to the C-USA Commisioner's Honor Roll, and received the Academic Medal for having a GPA of at least a 3.75Tied for fifth on the team with two goals and two assists for six points...Collected 14 total shots with six on net...Scored first collegiate goal against UC Santa Barbara...Recorded a pair of assists at Marshall, including one on Roberta Pelarigo's game-winning tally...Registered second goal against Tulsa...Helped anchor a UCF defense that posted a 1.07 goals-against-average and earned shutouts against Florida Atlantic, Fresno State, No. 9 Rice, UAB and Marshall.

PRIOR TO UCF: Played at Lakes High School...Named varsity MVP...Received Pierce Seamount Division First and Second Team honors...Also played for the FC Royals Soccer Club...Five-time club state champions...Advanced as far as the quarterfinals of the Far West Regional in 2002 and 2003...A member of the Lancer's Honor Roll Gold Student (GPA of 3.7 or higher)...Also received the President's Award.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Henry and Melanie de Leon and Sheryl de Leon...Majoring in hospitality management.

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