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Erin Leghart
Player Profile:
Erin Leghart 2990543
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Farmingdale, N.Y.
High School: Kellenberg Memorial

2019

  • Made 10 appearances, recording 28 saves and going 3-0
  • Recorded five saves in the America East final at Stony Brook (5/4)
  • Recorded five saves in the America East semifinal against New Hampshire (5/2)
  • Recorded four saves against #22 Stanford (3/1)
  • Made season debut against Yale, recording eight saves and five ground balls (2/16)

 

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 (2/28)
  • Was named America East Defensive Player of the Week (4/23) 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 (5/4) 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 one brother, Jack... father, Stephen, played lacrosse at Maryland, Nassau CC and Roanoke.

Leghart's Career Statistics

Season GP GS Min. GA GAA Sv. Sv% W L T Sho. GB TO CT
2017 17 14 837:09 146 10.46 97 .399 11 5 0 0 44 4 1
2018 18 18 967:24 197 12.22 146 .426 9 9 0 0 42 7 2
2019 10 0 284:53 51 10.74 28 .354 3 0 0 0 13 1 2
TOTAL 45 32 2089:26 394 11.31 271 .408 23 14 0 0 99 12 4

Single-Game Highs

Saves: 15, Dartmouth, Feb 28, 2018
Ground balls: 8, at Binghamton, Apr 29, 2017
Caused turnovers: 1, 5 times

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