Leah Hochstetler

#12 Leah Hochstetler

Pos. G
Ht. 5'6"
Yr. So.
Hometown Berlin, Ohio
High School (Prev. School) Hiland

2007-2008: Saw action in 29 of 30 games for Valpo as a junior ... shot 47.3% (26-of-55) from three-point range on the season, a team-best ... hit the game-winning three-pointer with 48 seconds remaining in Valpo's victory over South Dakota State on Dec. 16 ... played a career-high 26 minutes in the season opener at Bowling Green on Nov. 9 ... scored a career-best 11 points against the Falcons as well as against Central Connecticut State on Nov. 24 ... drained three three-pointers against Central Connecticut State, Loyola (Chicago) (Feb. 7) and Detroit (Feb. 21) ... grabbed a season-high two rebounds at Cleveland State on Feb. 28 ... registered an assist on eight different occasions ... blocked first collegiate shot against Bowling Green (Nov. 9) and also had a rejection at Wright State (Jan. 24) ... had a steal in eight different games ... recipient of Valpo's Prepare to Be a Champion Award for the second straight season ... named U.S. Army Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Dec. 18 ... named to the Horizon League's Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2006-2007: Appeared in 13 games off of the bench for the Crusaders ... played a season-high 11 minutes against Centenary on Feb. 3 ... had a career-best three rebounds in that game against the Ladies ... made four field goals, all three-point attempts, on the season ... tallied a season-high three points against Central Michigan (Dec. 21), Centenary twice (Jan. 8 and Feb. 3), and Oakland (Feb. 20) ... made first two career free throws against UMKC on Feb. 24 ... had assists against Huntington (Jan. 3) and Centenary (Feb. 3) ... registered two steals against Huntington as well ... named team's Prepare to be a Champion Award winner ... a member of the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2005-2006: Played in 11 games for the Brown and Gold during rookie season ... scored a season-high three points against Oral Roberts (Jan. 9) and Southern Utah (Jan. 21) ... both field goals on the season were three-pointers ... grabbed rebounds against Centenary (Feb. 6) and at Oral Roberts (Feb. 27) ... also had a steal in the game against Centenary ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Hawks ... led Hiland to the Ohio state title in Division IV with a perfect 28-0 record as a senior ... an Honorable Mention All-Ohio selection as a senior ... set school records for three-pointers in a game (10), season (65), and career (180) ... a three-time Second Team All-Eastern District selection ... a Second Team All-Inter Valley Conference pick as a junior and senior ... earned First Team All-IVC honors during sophomore campaign ... played with twin sister Launa ... also played volleyball and softball ... a member of National Honor Society ... played for coach Dave Schlabach.

Personal: Leah is the daughter of Eli and Vesta Hochstetler ... born April 28, 1987 ... major is nursing.