Columbia Field Hockey BIO
3 Leah Matthews

2014: Played 16 games for the Lions, starting 10 of them… Opened the 2014 campaign with a goal and an assist in a win over La Salle… Netted a goal in a 5-2 victory over Villanova.

2013: Made 17 appearances with 12 starts… Recorded two goals and two assists for six points… Scored first collegiate goal against No. 2 Maryland… Found back of the net again in a win over Colgate… Assisted on a goal in Lions’ win over Penn.

At Wake Forest: Played as a key reserve in 18 games for the Demon Deacons ... Fired shot on goal of the season against Louisville (Oct. 14) ... Also notched one shot against Boston College in the ACC Quarterfinals (Nov. 1) and two against Appalachian State (Sep. 14).

At Jamestown: Four-year letter winner at Jamestown High School in Williamsburg, Va. ... Earned First Team All-State, All-Region and All-District honors as a four-year starter ... Led the team in assists in each of her four seasons ... Named the 2011 Virginia Gazette Player of the Year and garnered First Team honors on the Daily Press All-Star team in 2010 and 2011 ... Participated in the USA Field Hockey National Futures Championship five times, placing second in 2007 ... Also participated in soccer and indoor track at Jamestown High School ... Received four letters in soccer and one in indoor track ... Named Second Team All-District in soccer ... Was an AP Scholar and was placed on the honor roll in each of her four years in high school.

Personal: Full name is Leah Alise Matthews ... Born on November 19, 1993 ... Parents are Mara and Michael Matthews ... Uncles Joshua and Abraham Medvin ran track for Carnegie Mellon and Florida, respectively ... Is currently undecided on a major.

2013 17 3 2 6 8 .250 6 .750 0 0-0 0
2014 16 2 2 6 17 .118 11 .647 0 0-0 0
TOTAL 33 5 4 12 25 .160 17 .680 0 0-0 0
Position: F
Year: Senior
Hometown: Williamsburg, Va.
High School: Jamestown
College: CC
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