Katie Leinert
Katie Leinert


Wildwood, Mo.

High School:





Sixty-Two Boilers Honored Among Spring Academic All-Big Ten

Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.


Fifty-Nine Purdue Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Cross Country (21) & Football (20) lead the way with the most honorees.


Purdue Recognized For Classroom Excellence By the NSCAA

Boilermakers honored with Team Academic Award.


Boilers Bound For the Upper Midwest on Their Biggest Road Trip of the Year

Purdue hits the road needing points to remain in Big Ten Tournament chase.


Purdue Hosts Indiana & Michigan For Golden Boot Game, Senior Day

Katie Leinert, one of eight seniors to be honored Sunday, scored against both IU & U-M in 2010.


Katie Leinert, Photo Gallery 2008-11

Katie Leinert, Photo Gallery 2008-11

Photo Gallery Thru 2011

SENIOR / 2011
• Leinert saw action in 17 games and started five times
• Started five straight games from Aug. 21 through Sept. 4
• Hit the crossbar with a shot late in the Big Ten opener against Michigan State
• Logged a season-high 70 minutes in the loss at West Virginia
• Finished her career with nine goals, scoring five in Big Ten play
• Purdue was 5-3-1 when she scored during her career

JUNIOR / 2010
Academic All-Big Ten
• Started all 20 games, one of seven Purdue players to do so
• Ranked second on the team with five goals and five assists, eclipsing her career totals in both categories entering the year
• Scored a goal in three straight games in October - vs. Indiana, at Minnesota and at Michigan
• Became the first Boilermaker to score in three consecutive Big Ten games since 2007
• With three assists in Big Ten play, recorded a point in six of the 10 conference contests
• Also scored against Hofstra and Colorado
• Assisted on goals by Kellie Phillips (vs. Morehead State, at Illinois and at Iowa), Alexis Tryba (at Cal State Fullerton) and Jessica Warren (vs. Northwestern)
• Went the distance in nine of the 10 Big Ten games, including a season-high 110 minutes in the draw with Wisconsin

Academic All-Big Ten
• Scored first collegiate goal in 5-0 season-opening win vs. Ohio
• Notched game-tying goal in 3-2 win at No. 6 Texas A&M
• Scored tying goal in 78th minute of 1-1 tie at Wisconsin
• Earned first game-winning goal in 2-0 win at Northwestern
• Played all 90 minutes at Wildcats two days after being on field for career-high 107 at Badgers
• Recorded first collegiate assist vs. No. 3 Stanford
• Assisted on game-winning goal in 3-0 win vs. Evansville
• Led Boilermakers in shots (22) in Big Ten play
• Ranked second on team in shots (49), tied for second in shots on goal (20), tied for third in goals (4) and fifth in points (10)

• Started final seven games, beginning with 2-1 win at Iowa
• Took season-high three shots at Illinois and vs. Ohio State
• Put two shots on goal vs. Penn State
• Played season-high 91 minutes in 1-1 double overtime tie at Indiana

• Graduated with honors
• 2008 Suburban South Conference Player of the Year
• 2008 Eureka High School Female Athlete of the Year
• Four-year varsity starter
• Four-time All-Conference first team
• As captain, led team to 2008 conference championship
• Won 2008 U18 state title with St. Louis Soccer Club
• Reached club state finals in 2004 and 2006
• 2008 4x800 state champion
• 2008 All-State in 4x200 and 4x400
• Two-time All-State in cross country

Biographical Information

Full Name: Katherine Ann Leinert

Major: Nursing

Parents: Pat & Barbara Leinert

Sisters: Shannon & Hannah

Brother: Patrick



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