Wildcats Have Their Nine-Game Big 5 Winning Streak Snapped
Emily Leer Scores A Career-High 24 Points In The Victory
Wildcats Connect On A School Record Tying 18 Three-Point Field Goals
Laura Sweeney Scores A Team-High 13 Points
Sweeney leads Villanova with game-high 14 points
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.
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.
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.