Missouri State field hockey junior Leah Reitmayer is the recipient of the MVC league award for her commitment on and off the field
Awards/Honors 2014: MVC Leadership & Service Award Honoree 2013: Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2012: Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2014 Season (Junior) Played and started in all 18 games for the Bears ... Scoered her second career goal and made an assist for a career-high three points in a 4-1 home victory over Saint Louis on Sept. 7 ... Three assists during season tied with three others on team ... Made an MSU-best four defensive saves ... Recorded two defensive saves in a 3-2 home loss to Central Michigan (Oct. 17) ... Took 11 shots, including seven that were on-goal ... Served as team leader in penalty chances with 87 corner opportunities ... Given only two green cards all season ... Recipient of the MVC Leadership and Service Award.
2013 Season (Sophomore) Appeared in a career-high 15 games for the Bears and made three starts ... Recorded two shots, both of which were on-goal ... Also notched a career-best two defensive saves.
2012 Season (Freshman) Appeared in 12 games and started in nine before an injury ended her season ... Had a quick start to her college career with a goal in her first game ... Assisted on a goal in MSU's 4-2 road victory over Saint Louis ... Recorded eight shots and had three shots-on-goal.
Background Reitmayer played a variety of positions at Vista High School including midfielder, defender and forward ... Was a three-time all-league first team pick ...Held the distinction of team captain as a junior and senior ...Garnered San Diego Union-Tribune Scholar-Athlete honors all four years at Vista ... Helped the Panthers to a league championship as a senior ... Also competed on the swim team for two years and lettered in soccer.
Personal Leah Michelle Reitmayer was born March 25, 1994 in La Jolla, Calif. ... Daughter of Mike and Sonya Reitmayer ... Majoring in dietetics ... Wants to be a sports nutritionist ... Has a sister, Allison ... Lists her biggest sports thrill as winning the Avocado East League in 2011.