UAlbany Lacrosse - W BIO
Erin Leghart
Player Profile:
Erin Leghart 2990543
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Farmingdale, N.Y.
High School: Kellenberg Memorial

2018: Started all 18 games in the cage, finishing with a 9-9 record, 12.22 goals-against average and .426 save percentage. ... Had seven games with double-digit saves. ... Made a career-high 15 stops against Dartmouth (Feb. 28). ... Was named America East Defensive Player of the Week (April 23) after making 16 saves and posting a 7.60 goals-against average in getting wins over No. 20-ranked Notre Dame and New Hampshire. ... Stopped 13 shots in a win over Binghamton (May 4) in the America East semifinals.  

2017: UAlbany's primary goalkeeper, earning spot on America East All-Rookie Team... Played in 17 games with 14 starts, earning 11-5 record with 10.46 goals allowed average and 39.9% save rate... First collegiate victory coming off bench vs. Yale (2/18) with five saves and three goals allowed... Made first start at Syracuse (2/27) with nine saves in one-goal defeat... Earned IWLCA DI Defensive Player of the Week and America East Defensive Player of the Week with pair of wins at #8 Cornell (4/11) and vs. New Hampshire (4/15) off career-high 11 saves.

High School: Lettered in lacrosse, gymnastics and cheerleading at Kellenberg Memorial High... Started as a junior, saving 47% of shots (missed senior year due to injury)... Led school to 2013 and 2014 NSCHSGAA championships in JV lacrosse play, including as team captain as a sophomore and combining for 29-1 record... Member of Christians Reaching Out Spreading Spirituality in high school... Played club for Long Island Express.

Personal: Intending to major in atmospheric science... Daughter of Stephen and Eileen Leghart... Has a brother, Jack... Father, Stephen, played lacrosse at Maryland, Nassau CC and Roanoke.


Season GP Minutes GA GAAvg Saves Save% W L
2017 17 837:09 146 10.46 97 .399 11 5
2018 18 967:24 197 12.22 146 .426 9 9
TOTAL 17 1804:33 343 11.41 243 .415 20 14

Saves: 15 (vs. Dartmouth, Feb. 28, 2018) 
Ground balls: 8 (at Binghamton, Apr. 29, 2017) 

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