21 Leah Boody
21 Leah Boody
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Amesbury, Mass.
High School: Amesbury
Position: F

 AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Played in all 18 regular-season games with two starts, and started both postseason games in the America East championship; recorded a total of nine points on two goals and five assists, including 1-2-4 in five league games; tied for third on the team in assists; scored a goal in two of the last three regular-season games, tallying a total of five points in that span; had a point in four of the last six regular-season games; in the latter half of the season, was a key player on the offensive penalty corner unit; recorded a career-high three points with a goal and an assist at Fairfield (10/25); tallied assists in back-to-back games against both Harvard (9/7) and 10th-ranked Michigan State (9/14) and Dartmouth (10/8) and Maine (10/11); recorded an assist on the game-winning goals against Fairfield and Harvard; the two goals matched her previous two-year total; the nine-point total nearly doubled her previous two-year total (five).


AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Played in 20 of 21 games and was in the starting lineup twice; started one of the four America East conference games in which she played; recorded three points with a goal and an assist; tallied her goal at Northeastern (10/30); recorded her first career assist vs. Boston College (10/21).


AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Played in 17 of 18 games, including all five America East games; recorded two points on one goal; recorded her first collegiate point with a goal against Davidson.


HIGH SCHOOL: Leah is a ‘06 graduate of Amesbury High School, where she lettered in field hockey, basketball and softball; National Field Hockey Festival participant in 2005; National Indoor tournament in ‘06; USFHA National U-16 Tournament in ‘03; played in the Futures program since age 12; Futures Elite selection in 2003-04-05-06; All-Star selection in 2003-04-05; all-league in 2003-04; Eagle Tribune All-Star in ‘04; as a four-year starter, she recorded 29 goals and 41 assists, which included nine goals and 10 assists as a senior; led Amesbury to the Cape Ann League title in 2002-03-04; in softball, she earned All-Star and all-league honors in 2003-04-05 and was named the team’s offensive MVP in 2002 and ‘04.


PERSONAL: Born 5/14/88 in Newburyport, Mass.; daughter of Thomas and Maureen Boody; major is kinesiology: athletic training; her sister Amanda played field hockey at Worcester State College; her father played football at Virginia Tech.




Year GP GS G A Pts
2006 17 0 1 0 2
2007 20 2 1 1 3
2008 20 4 2 5 9
Totals 57 6 4 6 14


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