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Emily Leer

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glenside, Pa.

High School:
Abington

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
07/11/1992

VILLANOVA: Possesses outstanding offensive skills...Causes mismatch problems due to her three-point shooting ability...Has a good feel for the Wildcat system...Expected to be one of the team's top scoring options.

2013-14: Earned second team All-Philadelphia Big Five honors ...Started all 32 games and averaged 9.2 points per game (third on team) and 3.4 rebounds per contest in 26.6 minutes per game...Shot 44.4 percent from the field (112-of-252), 35.7 percent from three-point range (49-of-137) and 56.4 percent from the foul line (22-of-39)...Led team in blocks with 29...Ranked second on the team in three-point field goals made with 49... Recorded 51 assists and 24 steals...Garnered MVP honors at the Toledo Tournament with 12 points against Mississippi Valley State and 18 points versus Drexel...Three-time Big Five Player of the Week (Nov. 11, Dec. 16, Feb. 24)...Named to the Big East Honor Roll on three occasions (Nov. 18, Dec. 16, Feb. 24)... Registered 13 double figure scoring games, including four 20-point performances...Had a career-high 28 points against Georgetown on 10-of-16 shooting from the field and a 6-of-12 effort from three-point range...The 10 field goals versus Georgetown represent a career-high...Made a career-best six three-point field goals against both Georgetown and Lehigh...Tallied 24 points at Lehigh...Had 23 points against Marquette on 9-of-11 shooting from the field, including a 5-of-6 effort from three-point range...Netted 21 points at La Salle...Tied a career-high with four blocks against Penn...Made a career-high four free throws at Lehigh.

2012-13: Member of the Big East Academic All-Star Team...Played in all 32 games, starting in one and averaged 18.1 minutes per game...Averaged 5.2 points per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest...Finished second on the team in blocks with 25...Registered 30 assists and 18 steals...Shot .381 from the field (66-of-173), .323 from three-point range (22-of-68) and .500 from the foul line (12-of-24)...Netted a career-high 19 points against LaSalle...Made a career-high eight field goals in the LaSalle game...Tallied a career-best four blocks versus Louisville...Totaled a career-high three steals against South Dakota State...Scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting, including a 3-of-4 effort from three-point range against Notre Dame...Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds on four different occasions...Played 20 minutes or more in nine games, including a career-high 31 minutes at Saint Joseph's.

2011-12: Played in all 34 games and averaged 13.5 minutes per game...Averaged 5.4 points per game and 2.0 rebounds per contest...Shot 79-of-197 from the field (.401) and 12-of-48 from three-point range (.250)...Went 14-of-21 from the foul line (.667)...Ranked second on the team in blocks with 27...Posted 16 assists and 10 steals...Had six double figure scoring games...Scored a career-high 16 points at DePaul and at Colorado...Made a career-best seven field goals at DePaul...Went 4-of-5 from three-point range at WVU...Grabbed a career-high six rebounds against Temple and Illinois State...Named to the Big East Academic All-Star Team.

2010-11: Redshirted

Abington: Led team to the 2010 District championship and third round of the state playoffs; 2010 Suburban One League Player of the Year; Averaged 18.3 points per game and 10.7 rebounds per contest as a senior; 2010 first team All-Philadelphia area; McDonald's All-American nominee; Rated as the 12th best forward in the country for the class of 2010.

Personal: One of two daughters of John and Anne Leer; Sister Elizabeth is currently a member of the American University women's basketball team...Born 7/11/92.

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