Jennifer Leitner Athlete Profile

#21 Jennifer Leitner

Jennifer Leitner
Position: Forward Height: 6-1 Roster Years: 1998-2003 Hometown: Chico, CA Last School: Pleasant Valley High School

Personal

Hometown: Chico, California
High School: Pleasant Valley H.S.
Major: Recreation Management, leisure services
Parents: Mike and Susan
Siblings: One brother and two sisters

At BYU

2000-2001: Played in 20 games with an average of 6.5 ppg and 5.4 rpg....finished the season as the team's second leading rebounder...had season and career high 21 points against Hawai'i in the second round of he WNIT on 3/19/01...in that game she picked up a double-double with 10 rebounds...also had a career and season high four assists in the game against Utah at the MWC Championships on 3/9/01.
1999-2000: Played in all 31 games, starting in one....averaged 7.5 ppg and 5.6 rpg...finished the year as the second leading rebounder with a total of 174, 113 of them defensive board.

Before BYU

1996-97 team MVP...team won the 1995 Northern Section Championships...1996 and 1997 first team All-Northern Section...three-time first team All-League...member of the 1997 All-Star basketball team...1997 Senior Scholar Athlete Award recipient by the Eastern Athletic League...three-time Who's Who in Sports...averaged 20 points, 13 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game.

Stats

Year G/GS FG-FGA % FT-FTA %    3-pts %  Pts.  Avg. Reb. Avg.  A Avg. BL  ST  TO  
98-99 Redshirt
99-0031/1 81-143.566 65-81 .802 4-11.364 231 7.45 174 5.61 25 .81 10 22 36
00-01 20/0 45-93 .484 31-42 .738 9-21.429 130 6.5 109 5.45 22 1.1 13 5 34
01-0230/29 130-261.498 69-86.802 28-81.346 357 11.9 261 8.7 67 2.23 25 36 50
02-0315/14 72-127.370 35-49.714 10-27.370 189 12.6 130 8.7 32 2.13 16 19 26
TOTLS96/44328-624.526 200-258.775 51-140.364 907 8.87 6747.02 146 1.52 6482 146



1999-2000 | Freshman Year

Played in all 31 games, starting in one....averaged 7.5 ppg and 5.6 rpg...finished the year as the second leading rebounder with a total of 174, 113 of them defensive boards.

2000-2001 | Sophomore Year

Played in 20 games with an average of 6.5 ppg and 5.4 rpg....finished the season as the team's second leading rebounder...had season and career high 21 points against Hawai'i in the second round of the WNIT on 3/19/01...in that game she picked up a double-double with 10 rebounds...also had a career and season high four assists in the game against Utah at the MWC Championships on 3/9/01.

2001-2002 | Junior Year

Played in 30 games, starting in 29 compiling a total of 357 points for an average of 11.9 per game...second leading scorer and leading rebounder on the team averaging 8.7 boards a game...named to the 2002 MWC All --Tournament Team...and to the MWC All-Conference Second Team...also honored as an MWC Academic All-Conference with a GPA of 3.12 in physical education... named Cougar Club Scholar Athlete.... was named MWC Player of the Week on Feb. 25 after her stellar performance against the University of Utah that included her eighth double-double of the year with a team high 18 points and 12 rebounds...tallied a total of 11 double-doubles for the season ...had a season high 18 points vs UNLV on 2/28/02 and a season high 17 rebounds vs Florida in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on 3/16/02.

2002-2003 | Senior Year

Was suspended from the team for breaking team rules indefinitely as of Friday, Jan. 31, 2003...Garnered her second career MWC Player of the Week honor on Jan. 6 after her stellar performance that saw the Cougars go 2-1 on the week. Her stats included posting a game-high 12 rebounds with six points and four assists against No. 22 Santa Barbara. Leitner capped the week with 15 points, four rebounds and five assists in a win over Denver. For the week, Leitner averaged 13 points, 11.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists, while shooting 57.7 percent from the field (15-26), 70 percent from the free throw line (7-10) and 66.7 percent from beyond the arc (2-3). Picked up her 14th career double-double with a team and game high 18 points and game high 17 rebounds in the Cougars 51-65 loss to UCSB on 1/2/03...had her 13th career double-double in the game vs University of San Francisco where she tallied 28 points and 11 points...her 28 points in the game were also a career and season high... picked up her 12th career double double and her first of this season with 18 points and 17 rebounds against Boise State..tallied 11 rebounds against SUU on 12/3/02.