Leah Mattingly's Career & Game-By-Game Statistics (PDF)
An All-MAC First Team selection … an Academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete selection for the second straight year … named MAC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 5) … started all 20 games … part of a back line that ranked 17th in the nation in goals-against average (.623) and allowed only 6.6 shots per game … scored three goals (two game-winners) and added two assists … all three of her goals came during MAC play … scored the game-winner in the 82nd minute at Central Michigan (Oct. 4) on a highlight-reel free kick from 22 yards out … played all but 26 minutes and had a string of more than 5,000 consecutive minutes snapped when she came off the field late in the win at Northern Illinois (Oct. 16).
An All-MAC Second Team selection … named to the MAC All-Tournament Team … an Academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete selection … started all 20 games on the back line and was one of two players (Victoria Jacobs) to never come off the field all season … Led all MAC defenders with four goals and tied for sixth among all players in the league with four assists … tied for the team lead with four goals and 12 total points … named the MAC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 15) after scoring the game-winning goal in Ball State’s shutout win over Delaware and helping the Cardinals to a draw with Navy … selected as a CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer (Oct. 23) after helping Ball State to shutout victories over Western Michigan and Northern Illinois and scoring the game-winning goal in the WMU game … recorded a four-point game with a goal and two assists in the Oct. 26 win at Akron … also scored a goal Sept. 20 against Jacksonville State … part of a defensive unit that helped Ball State post nine shutouts for the second straight year.
Named to the Mid-American Conference All-Freshman Team ... Started all 22 games on the back line … played the third-most minutes on the team (2,084 of a possible 2,109 minutes) ... scored one goal and tallied two assists for a total of four points ... her goal came Oct. 6 against Ohio ... assisted on the game-tying goal in Ball State’s 1-1 draw Sept. 20 at IUPUI … also tallied an assist on the lone goal in the Cardinals' 1-0 win Oct. 11 at Eastern Michigan ... managed a season-high three shots Sept. 6 against Eastern Illinois ... part of a Ball State defensive unit that ranked first in the MAC and among the top 50 nationally in goals against average (0.81) ... one of the Cardinals' primary corner kick takers ... connected on her penalty kick attempt to help Ball State advance past Miami University in the MAC Tournament semifinals.
Lettered four years at Providence for coach Dave Smith ... helped her team to a 61-12-8 record and 48 shutouts over her four years ... posted 36 career goals and 26 career assists ... scored 16 goals as team captain her senior year ... helped Providence to an undefeated season (21-0-2) and a state championship as a junior in 2011, followed by a state runner-up finish her senior year ... also guided her team to three sectional championships, two regional titles and two semi-state crowns ... a two-time first-team all-state selection by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association ... a four-time all-area choice and the News and Tribune Area Player of the Year as a senior ... an all-district choice as both a junior and a senior ... played club soccer out of Louisville, Ky., for Javanon Soccer Club and coach Joe Williams ... helped her team to five Kentucky State Cup championships, the 2012 Disney Soccer Showcase championship and the 2010 Vulcan Cup title ... participated in the Kentucky State Olympic Development Program for three years ... also competed in track and field at Providence.
Full name is Leah Louise Mattingly ... daughter of Robert, Jr., and Cindy Mattingly ... born March 8, 1995 in Clarksville, Ind. ... has one brother, Andrew, who is a goalkeeper at Huntington University ... majoring in family and consumer sciences.