#3 Erin Leslie
Hometown: Shawnee, Kan.
Northwest Missouri State
2009: One of three Bearcats to start all 51 games (all at second base) … leadoff hitter for Northwest who batted .261 with three home runs, 15 RBIs and a team-high 36 runs scored … ranked eighth in the MIAA in runs scored per game (0.71) … also led Northwest with 10 stolen bases … two of her three homers came in MIAA play … hit .452 during a season-long eight-game hitting streaking near the beginning of the season … had 10 multi-hit games … had four hits including three doubles vs. East Central (2/14) … crossed home three times in four games
2008: Unanimous first-team All-MIAA pick at second base … second-team NFCA All-Region honoree … started 47 of 54 games … hit .338 with four home runs, 28 RBIs and a team-high 49 runs, the second-most in program history … led the MIAA with 1.04 runs per game (second was 0.94) … also ranked second in the league in walks (25), fifth in stolen bases (16) and sixth in on-base percentage (.449) … hit .393 during an eight-game hitting streak to begin the season … had 16 multi-hit games … MIAA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2007: Honorable mention All-MIAA … One of three Bearcats to start all 43 games … started the final 42 at second base … hit .331 with seven home runs, 37 RBIs and 25 runs scored … led the team with 49 hits and 37 RBIs (fifth most in a season at Northwest) … led team with 16 multi-hit games, including seven games with three hits … began her career with a five-game hitting streak, going 10-for-17 (.588) with 11 RBIs, four runs scored and four extra-base hits … had five RBIs and a three-run home run vs. Augustana (3/9) … went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBIs vs. Central Missouri in the MIAA tournament (5/4) … had 10 multi-RBI games … in per game statistics, ranked third in the MIAA in RBIs, seventh in total bases and hits, eighth in doubles and 10th in home runs … season fielding percentage of .951 good for fourth on the team
Mill Valley High School
Earned first team all-state and all-league recognition her last two seasons ... Member of the Kansas City Peppers Gold club team and part of two teams to win the ASA 16-and-under KC Metro title ... Totaled 62 at-bats with a batting average of .419, including a .581 slugging percentage as a junior ... Swiped 13 bases in 13 attempts and scored 21 runs.
Born Nov. 27, 1987 ... parents are Bruce and Lori Stukey ... has a sister, Keri