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2005 Softball Roster

Leah Grothause

Class: SR
Position: Catcher
Height: 5-7
Previous School: Gulf Coast
Hometown: Naples, FL

2004 Named to the Sun Belt Conference First Team and voted to the Sun Belt All-Tournament Team ... Played in all 58 games for the Blue Raiders, splitting time behind the plate and in the outfield ... Ranked third on the team in batting average with a .312 ... Also third on the team in runs scored (26), at bats (186), hits (58), and triples (2) ... Had one of her best games of the season in the Sun Belt Tournament semi-final game against Florida International where she went 3-of-4, scoring the first run of the game.

2003: Became the everyday catcher for the Lady Raiders after serving as the backup in 2002 ... Caught Stayc Preator during her school record 59.2 consecutive innings without allowing a run ... Hit the first homerun of her career against Austin Peay on March 4 ... Had career-high three RBI and one recorded her first triple of her career against Chattanooga ... Also had a career-high six at bats against Western Kentucky in the Sun Belt Tournament ... Ranked fifth on the team in batting average (.283), hits (43), homeruns (2) and total bases (60) and ranked fourth on the team in runs scored with 21.

2002: Took up residence behind the plate, in back-up to senior Lindsay Azevedo, as well as right field in 2002 ... Ranked second on the team in batting average with .284 ... Had four doubles ... Stole two bases ... Had 29 hits and scored 12 runs. Personal: Played softball at Gulf Coast High School ... Named FACA High School All-Star Classic Player of the Year in District 16 ... Tied for Florida State Player of the Year in 2001 ... Named All-County for three years ... All-Star Player MVP ... Most Athletic in 2001 ... Named Golfer of the Year in 2000 ... Aspires to play softball in the Olympics ... Favorite hobby is working on cars ... Majoring in engineering ... Born December 19, 1982 ... Daughter of Traci Grothause.

2002 Game-by-Game Stats
2003 Game-by-Game Stats
2004 Game-by-Game Stats
2005 Game-by-Game Stats