University of Iowa Athletics
GK

#96 Leslie Speight

Class Sr.
Hometown Poquoson, Va.
High School Poquoson

2018

  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree
  • Named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad
  • Started all 21 games in goal, owning a 14-7 record
  • Speight led the Big Ten with seven shutouts, which was tied for fifth most in the nation
  • Speight’s 60 saves rank sixth best in the conference, while her.723 save percentage is fifth best in the conference
  • She anchored a Hawkeye defense that allowed only 23 goals in 21 games for a 1.10 goals against average, the second best in the conference and sixth best in the nation
  • Letterwinner

2017

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree
  • Named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad
  • Letterwinner

2016

  • Named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad

High school

  • First team All-Conference honoree as a junior
  • Second team All-Conference selection as a sophomore
  • Led Poquoson to a conference title and was named Conference 25’s Player of the Year in 2014
  • Holds school records for saves in a game (30), saves in a season (182), and saves in career (+400)
  • Member of the Focus Field Hockey Club for four years and led the club to first and second place finishes at the Regional Club Championship in 2012 and 2014
  • Member of the Gold Medal U16 and U19 teams at the Focus Showcase in 2014 and 2015

Personal

  • Born March 14, 1998
  • Daughter of Jeffery and Gina Speight
  • Has three siblings, Paxton (12), Scott (27), and Paul (29)
  • Biology major