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#12 - Leah Hochstetler
2007-08 Women's Basketball
POS.
G
HT.
5'6"
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Berlin, Ohio
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Hiland
Leah Hochstetler

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.

W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay