Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • All-CAA candidate • tied for second in UD history with 19 triples, three shy of the school record • also is second at Delaware with 55 steals, 11 from the record • ranks sixth at UD with 91 runs scored • her 19 triples are the most in Division I during the last two years, and are one shy of the CAA career record.
2017 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Named UD Alumni Association Team MVP • second team All-CAA selection • named to CAA All-Academic Team • started all 51 games at shortstop, and batted leadoff in all but two contests • served as team captain • led the CAA for the second straight year with eight triples, tied for fifth most in the nation • led the league and ranked eighth in the country with 44 steals, shattering the previous UD single season record of 23 • stole 17 more bases than any other player in the league • swiped 22 consecutive bases without getting caught, setting a school record • set a UD single season mark and led the conference with 54 runs scored • her 44 steals and 54 runs scored totals are both second in CAA single season history • ranked ninth in the CAA and second on the team with a .343 batting average • was second on the Blue Hens with 16 multi-hit games • hit safely in nine consecutive games from Apr. 6 through Apr. 23 • drove home a run in eight straight contests while going 14 for 29 at the plate from Mar. 6 through Mar. 19 • had three hits, including a double and a triple, and scored twice vs. Delaware State • drove home three runs vs. Charleston and Mount St. Mary’s • homered in the CAA Tournament game vs. Charleston • named CAA Player of the Week and National 5&10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Apr. 11.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
CAA All-Rookie Team selection • named team’s Defensive MVP • tied for the Division I lead and set a UD single season record with 11 triples, six more than any other player in the CAA • appeared in all 53 games while starting 52, including 41 at shortstop • batted .360 on the season, ranking third on the Blue Hens with 54 hits • scored 37 runs, second on the team and third in a UD single season • ranked third on the squad with 28 RBI • tied the school single game mark by hitting two triples at Rider • recorded 14 multi-hit games during the year • led the Blue Hens with a .333 batting average in conference games • went 5 for 8 with five runs scored, three RBI, a triple and a homer during the doubleheader sweep at UMES • finished with six hits, five runs scored, five RBI, a double and a homer in the twinbill sweep at Saint Peter’s • recorded seven triples in an eight-game span from Apr. 1-11 • ended the season with an 11-game hitting streak, the longest by a Blue Hen during the season.
Four-year member of the varsity softball team at Robbinsville High School • helped lead Robbinsville to 2011 and 2013 Group II State Championships, and state runner-up finishes in 2012 and 2014 • team won the Mercer County title in 2011 and 2014, and was runner-up in 2012 • first team All-Colonial Valley Conference honoree during her final two years, and was named the CVC Player of the Year as a senior • selected first team All-Area and Trentonian All-Area in 2014 • led the league in batting average, on base percentage, hits, runs, stolen bases, and triples during her senior year while hitting safely in every game • named 2014 Rancocas Valley Tournament MVP • chosen for the Carpenter Cup All-Stars in 2013 • played four years of soccer at Robbinsville, leading the team to the 2011 Group 11 State Championship and the 2012 Group II State runner-up • named first team All-CVC and All-State as a senior • Mercer 33 recipient and was selected to the Mercer County Hall of Fame Team • named Robbinsville’s 2014 Female Athlete of the Year • received the 2014 United States Marine Corp Distinguished Athlete Award • earned academic achievement awards during all four years of high school • 2014 Washington Wellness Center Scholarship Award winner.
Leanna Noelle Gearhart • born July 4, 1996 • daughter of Jamie and Susie Gearhart • has an older brother, CJ, who plays baseball for The College of New Jersey • father played soccer at Cornell, while grandfather played baseball and basketball at Wagner • exercise science major at Delaware who aspires to become a doctor of physical therapy.