ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Kayley Leonard
Kayley Leonard
Year: Junior
Hometown: Harrison, N.Y.
High School: Greenwich Academy
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Winthrop

2017-18 (Junior):
Defeated Dartmouth's Anne Blasberg at No. 1, 3-0 (Dec. 6). 

2016-17 (Sophomore):
CSA All-American first team selection … Finished 12-1, including 10-0 during match play and 5-0 in Ivy action ... Picked up first win of the season against Penn’s Marie Stephan, 3-1, at No. 3 (Jan. 14) … Earned a 3-0 sweep over Maria Elena Ubina of Princeton at No. 2 (Jan. 15) … Rolled past Stanford’s CC Ho, 3-0, at No. 3 (Jan. 19) … Collected a 3-0 sweep over Columbia’s Maddie O’Connor at No. 2 (Feb. 4) … Registered a 3-0 sweep against Cornell’s Emma Uible at No. 3 (Feb. 5) … Turned in a 3-0 win against Trinity’s Vanessa Raj at No. 3 (Feb. 8) … Helped secure the Ivy Championship with a 3-0 win over Yale’s Celine Yeap at No. 3 (Feb. 12) … Cruised past Jui Kalgutkar of Columbia, 3-0, in the opening round of the CSA Team Championship at No. 3 (Feb. 24) … Collected a 3-0 sweep over Princeton’s Alex Toth at No. 3 in the CSA Team Championship semis (Feb. 25) … Earned a hard-fought 3-2 win over Marie Stephan of Penn at No. 3 to help win the national title (Feb. 26) … Picked up a 3-0 win in the first round of the Ramsay Cup at the CSA Individual Championships over Breanne Flynn of George Washington (March 3) … Notched a 3-1 win over Princeton’s Olivia Fiechter in the quarterfinals of the Ramsay Cup (March 4). 

2015-16 (Freshman):
CSA first team All-American ... All-Ivy ... Tallied a 12-2 record on the season primarily playing at the No. 2 position … Competed in the Ramsay Cup, going 2-1 overall … Made her collegiate debut with a win at the No. 1 position over Stanford’s Madeleine Gill, 13-11, 8-11, 11-3, 11-6, Nov. 20 … Defeated Dartmouth’s Jacqueline Barnes at the No. 1 position, 11-6, 11-5, 11-5, Dec. 1 … Swept Penn’s Anaka Alankamony at the No. 2 position, 11-8, 12-10, 11-8, Jan. 9 … Toppled Princeton’s Maria Ubina at the No. 2 position, 11-8, 11-8, 11-6, Jan. 10 … Outlasted Trinity’s Raneem Sharaf at the No. 2 position, 11-8, 9-11, 9-11, 11-9, 11-7, Jan. 28 … Cruised past Columbia’s Madlen O’Connor at the No. 2 position, 11-2, 11-6, 11-7, Feb. 6 … Powered past Cornell’s Rachel Scherman at the No. 2 position, 11-8, 9-11, 11-6, 11-6, Feb. 7 … Toppled Yale’s Shiyuan Mao at the No. 2 position, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7, Feb. 14 … Blanked Cornell’s Margaux Losty in a Howe Cup quarterfinal at the No. 2 position, 11-2, 11-9, 11-4, Feb. 26 … Took down Penn’s Anaka Alankamony at the No. 2 position in the Howe Cup final, 7-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-7, Feb. 28.

Before Harvard:
2015 Greenwich Academy Squash MVP and team captain … FAA All-League Squash all four years … 2015 U.S. Squash Derov Sportsmanship Award … Competed on the U.S. Junior National Squash Team for three years … Won seven U.S. Squash JCTs … 2015 Girls U19 U.S. Junior Open finalist … Volunteered and tutored at City Squash … 2014 National Scholastic Gold Key Award Winner for Digital Photography … Father, Brian, captained the Providence College tennis team … Enjoys photography, ping-pong, going to the beach and hanging out with friends.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS