2017 graduate headed to Europe to join Olimpia Cluj
75 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree
Kim, Replogle receive Big Ten Medal of Honor
Injuries, overtime losses lead to tough 2nd year under coach Drew Roff
Purdue racks up 30 shots again but suffers third OT loss of the season
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite Athlete: Yadier Molina
Favorite Playoff Format: March Madness
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: USA
Favorite Pro or College Field/Stadium you've played at (Besides Boiler Soccer Complex): UCLA
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Ellen DeGeneres
Last Concert She Attended: Taylor Swift
Favorite Actor & Actress: Leonardo DiCaprio & Sandra Bullock
Favorite TV Series: Friends
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Cuisine: Chinese & Sushi
Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Favorite Purdue Building: Memorial Union
Country She'd Like to Visit: Germany
Another Sport She Enjoys: Cross Country
Favorite Thing About Folk Field: The amazing grass
Furry Friend: Maggie, Scottish Terrier
SENIOR / 2016
Academic All-Big Ten... Leinert started each of the first 12 games before a knee injury ended her season in early October... scored goals against Montana and Baylor, finishing her college career with 36 goals after scoring 27 as an underclassman at Illinois State... signed with a pro contract with Olimpia Cluj of Romania in June 2017... started all 29 games in which she played for Purdue... assisted on goals by Andrea Petrina, Mikayla Lasky and Vanessa Korolas... finished her college career with 21 assists... also had a goal and an assist in the preseason exhibition win at Loyola... went the distance and recorded a season-high seven shots at Dayton... logged over 70 minutes in seven other games... averaged 70 minutes per game.
JUNIOR / 2015
Big Ten Player of the Week (Oct. 6)... CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer (Oct. 7)... Academic All-Big Ten... Leinert started all 17 games in which she played... joined the program as a transfer at the start of the 2015 spring semester... ranked second on the team with seven goals and five assists and will enter her senior season with 34 goals during her collegiate career... scored twice in the victory at Montana for her eighth collegiate multi-goal game... assisted on a pair of goals in the season-opening win vs. Ohio... had a goal and an assist in Big Ten wins vs. Illinois and Nebraska... claimed Purdue's first Big Ten Player of the Week award since October 2013 for her game-winning goal and assist in the Nebraska victory... also played a starring role in the overtime win at Maryland, accounting for a second-half equalizer and later creating the penalty-kick that led to the golden goal in overtime... also scored in win vs. Xavier and Evansville, opening the scoring both times... set up goals by Maddy Williams (two), Andrea Petrina (two) and Erika Arkans... logged 90 plus minutes in three straight games late in the season, going the distance at Ohio State and playing a season-high 100 minutes in the OT win at Maryland... recorded at least one shot on goal in 13 of the 17 games she played... for the season, either scored of force the opposing goalkeeper to make a save with 27 of her 45 shots (60 percent)... put five of her season-high six shots on goal at Maryland... ranked ninth in the Big Ten in goals and sixth in goals per game... also fourth in points per game... averaged 78 minutes per game... Purdue won all six games in which she scored.
2014 AT ILLINOIS STATE
NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Third Team... All-MVC First Team... MVC All-Tournament Team... MVC Offensive Player of the Week (Aug. 26)... started all 22 matches... second on the team in goals (11), assists (7) and points (29)... scored the game-winning goal Nov. 9 against Evansville in the MVC Tournament championship game... recorded five points during the opening-weekend win against Central Michigan... netted three game-winning goals... assisted on both ISU goals Sept. 14 against Baylor... recorded at least one point in the five-straight games from Oct. 19-Nov. 9... recorded five points Oct. 19 against Indiana State... scored a goal in MVC semifinals against Missouri State.
2013 AT ILLINOIS STATE
Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year... All-MVC First Team... MVC All-Freshman Team... MVC Tournament MVP (five goals in two games)... MVC Offensive Player of the Week (Aug. 27)... appeared in 21 matches, all starts... tallied 38 points on an MVC-high 16 goals and six assists... became the first player to ever record a hat trick in the MVC Tournament championship match against Indiana State (Nov. 10)...scored ISU's first NCAA Tournament goal since 2003 in the first-round at Louisville (Nov. 16)... registered three points on a goal and an assist in the season-opening 3-2 win against Miami (Ohio) (Aug. 23)... scored ISU's only goal against Wisconsin (Aug. 25)...scored first-career game-winning goal at TCU (Sept. 6)... tallied a goal against Saint Louis (Sept. 17)... registered 12 goals over the final nine games of the season (Oct. 4-Nov. 22)... scored a goal at Indiana State (Oct. 4)... recorded back-to-back two-goal games and two game-winners at Northern Iowa (Oct. 17) and against Evansville (Oct. 20)... scored goals in four-straight games from Oct. 31-Nov. 16... found the back of the net at Missouri State (Oct. 31)... scored five goals in two MVC Tournament games to earn MVP honors (Nov. 8-10)... netted two goals in the semifinal victory over Evansville (Nov. 8).
HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Four-year starter at Eureka High School for head coach Bill Goggin... four-time first team all-conference selection... named first team all-state, Missouri Offensive Player of the Year and all-metro player of the year as a senior in 2013, after leading Eureka to its first-ever Class 3 state title with 29 goals and 10 assists... second team all-state choice as a junior in 2012, scoring 13 goals and tallying nine assists... won a district and conference championship... named third team all-state in 2011 after scoring 14 goals and recording eight assists... scored 21 goals with eight assists as a freshman in 2010, leading her squad to district and conference titles... won 2010, 2011 and 2013 Missouri state titles with Lou Fusz Wipke club team... named to Best XI at 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships...also won a regional title in 2010... ran cross country for three years, qualifying for state as an individual in 2010... member of honor roll, student council renaissance and yearbook in high school.
Major: Organizational Leadership
Parents: Pat & Barbara Leinert
Siblings: Patrick, Shannon & Katie (Katie played soccer at Purdue from 2008-11 and later joined the track team; Shannon ran track at Florida & Missouri and was a professional track athlete; Patrick played baseball at Lindenwood)