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Jaclyn Leto
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Jaclyn Leto 928096
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chatham, N.J.
High School: Chatham High School
Year GP-S G A Pts. GB DC CT
2013 19-16 21 8 29 19 4 13
2014 14-14 34 7 41 14 30 6
2015 14-14 43 4 47 20 38 10
2016 15-15 53 5 58 28 49 17
Total 62-59 151 24 175 81 121 46

2016 (Senior): Played in and started all 15 games...For the third straight season was tabbed as a unanimous All-Ivy League First Team selection...Named the All-Ivy League Midfielder of the Year unanimously...Tabbed as a Third-Team All-American by the IWLCA...An AIWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team honoree...On March 28, she was named the first-ever Ivy Leaguer women's laxer to be named Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week in the same week, and the first to receive both honors in the same season since Penn’s Emma Spiro in 2009...Epoch/Lacrosse Magazine Player of Week on March 28...Tabbed as the IWLCA Division I National Player of the Week on March 31...The honors come on the heels of a week that saw Leto score nine goals, including one game winner to go along with three ground balls, four draw controls and three caused turnovers against No. 8 USC and No. 16 Penn...Leto followed up her hat trick in LA on a Wednesday afternoon by scoring six times in Dartmouth’s first win against Penn since 2012 with the 10-9 victory on Easter Sunday...The National Statistical Champion in free-position goals per game (1.13)...Finished the season third in the nation in goals per game (3.53)...Was 20th nationally in points per game (3.87)...Her eight goals against BU ina 15-13 home win on March 1 was the most by any Ivy League player over the course of the season...She had at least two goals in all 15 games and had games of three or more 13 times and five or more on five occasions...Set new career highs in points (58), goals (53), game-winners (4), ground balls (28), caused turnovers (17), shots (102) and draw controls (49)...Concluded her career fifth in points (175), third in goals (151) and third in draw controls (131).
• Unanimous All-Ivy League First Team
• Unanimous All-Ivy League Midfielder of the Year
• IWLCA All-American Third Team

IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team
• Dartmouth's MVP of the Attack
• Josie Harper Award Winner (love for the game, genuine respect and care for her teammates, and pride in Dartmouth lacrosse and hard work)

2015 (Junior):
Was named a unanimous All-Ivy League First Team selection for the second straight season…Earned a spot on the IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second Team…Started all 14 games…Led the team in every major offensive category this season with 43 goals, 47 points and four assists…Led the Ivy League in free-position goals overall (22-39) as well as in league games (8-17)…Fourth in the Ancient Eight in goals (43), while first in goals per game (3.07)…Third on the team in ground balls (20) and second in draw controls (38)…Set a career high for goals in a game with seven at UConn on Feb. 21 in the season opener. Also had a career high with six draw controls in the game with the Huskies…Became the 32nd player in program history to reach 100 points when he reached the milestone against Harvard on April 1…Scored five times at Yale on April 11…Had multiple goals in 13 games…Scored at least three goals nine times in 2015…Finished the season with 20 ground balls, 38 draws and 10 caused turnovers.
• All-Ivy League First Team
IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second Team

2014 (Sophomore): Played and started in all 14 games…Was the team’s leading goal scorer with 34…Second on the team in scoring with 41 points…Her seven assists ranked third…Her 30 draw controls trailed only Sara Byrne’s 47 among Dartmouth players…Scored twice as many free-position goals (12) as any other player in a Big Green uniform during the course of the season…Ranked first on the team in shots on goal with 59…Recorded at least three goals in a game in seven games…Scored twice in the first OT period at Cornell on April 5 to force the game into a second extra session…Had goals in all but one game…Set a new career high with five draws in the game at Cornell.
• All-Ivy League First Team
IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second Team
• Named the Team’s Offensive Most Valuable Player

2013 (Freshman): Played in all 19 games, making 16 starts…Led all freshmen in scoring with 29 points on 21 goals and eight assists…Her goal and point totals both ranked fourth on the team…Fifth on the team in assists…Scored the game-winning goal against New Hampshire in the home opener on Feb. 28, finding the back of the net with 5.8 seconds left in regulation with the game tied at 11-11…Posted career highs with four goals and five points against Boston College in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Syracuse… Scored her first collegiate goal in her Dartmouth debut on February 23 at Oregon in the season opener…Put together three straight games of two assists at Columbia (March 23) and at home against Vermont (March 27) and Brown (March 30)…Posted six multi-goal games during the course of the season...In addition to her four goals against the Eagles in her NCAA Tournament debut, she added another in the second-round match-up with the Orange...Tied for second on the team with two game-winning goals.

Before Dartmouth: A four-year lacrosse and soccer player at Chatham High School in N.J. ...As a junior was tabbed the Morris County Player of the Year in 2011...In both her junior and senior season she earned First Team All-American, all-state, all-county and all-conference honors...She served as a captain her senior season...As a sophomore, was tabbed as a second-team all-county player...Helped her team to a Morris County and Group 2 State Championship her sophomore spring...Repeated as Group 2 NJ champion her junior season along with winning a conference title in 2011...As a senior, completed the three-peat of Group 2 and also claimed the Morris County title.

Personal: Daughter of Greg and Patty Leto...Was involved in several extracurricular activities in high school, including serving as the president of the Pep Club...Was a member of the National Spanish Honor Society...Has an interest in student government.


What drew you to the Dartmouth Lacrosse Program?
The tradition of winning and passion is one of the many things that drew to the Dartmouth Lacrosse Program. The girls on the team are amazing and I immediately felt a sense of “family.” As well the coaching staff is committed to helping you succeed on and off the field.

What is your favorite Dartmouth Lacrosse moment?
When we beat Princeton in the Ivy Tournament!

What has been your favorite class while at Dartmouth?
I really loved my introduction government course on International Relations.

As a little kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
When I was a little kid I wanted to be an Olympic gymnast. Even though I never took a gymnastics class.

Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met in person?
Taylor Swift

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