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#10 - Paul Leitelt
2008-09 Men's Soccer
POS.
MF
HT.
5'10"
WT.
155
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Munster, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Munster
Paul Leitelt

2007: Appeared in 16 matches as a junior, starting on 14 occasions ... finished season second on team in shots (26) and shots on goal (12) ... fired shots on goal in eight matches on the year, including a season-high three on frame Sept. 23 vs. Butler ... recorded first match-winning goal in over two years at Detroit Oct. 3, tallying the lone goal of the 1-0 victory in the 26th minute.

2006: Saw action in 13 matches, including 12 starts ... tied for second on team in goals (4), assists (3) and points (11) ... tallied assist on game-winning goal in opener against DePaul Aug. 25 before scoring insurance goal ... followed with first Crusader hat trick in 11 seasons two days later in a 5-4 overtime triumph over Evansville Aug. 27 ... sent match against Aces into extra time with a goal in the 89th minute ... assisted on game-winner as well ... earned National Player of the Week honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Soccer Times for his four-goal, two-assist weekend ... also named Mid-Continent Conference Offensive Player of the Week and was placed on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week ... registered third assist of the year Sept. 23 at Centenary.

2005: Appeared in all 18 matches as a freshman, starting 11 times ... finished third on team in goals (4) and points (9) ... also attempted third-most shots (28) on team ... first Crusader freshman to score four goals since Oliver Sanders in 2000 ... started first match of the season, Sept. 2 at Buffalo and tallied three points, assisting on season's first goal before adding his first collegiate goal in the 90th minute of Valpo's 3-2 loss ... fired a season-high four shots in next match at Bulls Classic, Sept. 4 vs. Canisius ... earned All-Bulls Classic honors for his performance at the season-opening event ... did not score again until Sept.25 against IPFW when he scored a pair of goals, including the match-winner in the 45th minute of a 4-0 win ... other goal against the Mastodons came on a penalty kick, Valpo's only attempt of the season ... scored fourth goal of the year in Valpo's 5-3 loss at Oral Roberts, Oct. 15.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Mustangs ... named to All-State First Team as a senior, the first male athlete at Munster to be so honored ... also earned All-State honors in 2003, placing on Third Team ... named to Post-Tribune and Northwest Indiana Times All-Area teams in 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... garnered All-Lake Athletic Conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... also picked up All-District honors from 2002-04 ... named team's Offensive Most Valuable Player three times ... served as a team captain during his final two seasons.

Personal: Paul is the son of Paul and Margaret Leitelt ... major is business management ... born September 24, 1986.