22  Leigh Wintter
Leigh Wintter
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Acworth, Ga.

High School:
North Cobb HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
3B

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

03/28/2014

Marshall Softball to Face Mississippi State for the First Time

Herd heads to Starkville, Miss., to meet Southeastern Conference foe

2005 SECOND TEAM ALL-MAC SELECTION

2005: Started 57 of 58 games at third base for the Herd...Led the team with a single-season record 10 home runs and finished second on the team with 37 RBI...Went 1-for-3 with a two-RBI double vs. Utah State on Feb. 4...Hit a solo home run vs. CS Northridge on Feb. 5 and followed with a two-run home run later that day vs. UTEP...Had a two-run double vs. Northern Iowa on Feb. 20...Launched a two-run home run vs. James Madison on March 5...Hit a three-run bomb vs. Notre Dame on March 19...Went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles in game two vs. Akron on April 3...Went 3-for-3 with a solo home run at Western Michigan in game one on April 6...Went 2-for-4 with a home run and a career-high six RBI at Kent State in game two of a doubleheader on May 7...Added a two-run home run in the night cap vs. the Zips...Knocked in two RBI vs. Western Michigan on May 12 in the MAC Tournament.

2004: Became the Marshall career leader in home runs (13) and tied single-season mark with nine...Started in 56 games at third base...Registered nine multi-RBI and multi-hit games in 2004...Finished third in the MAC with 40 RBI...Named MAC East Division Player of the Week on March 29 on 4-for-6 batting with four RBI in two games vs. Western Michigan...Hit a three-run home run in game two against the Broncos to secure a 7-6 win...Had 41 hits in 165 at bats for a .248 average...Punched out two hits, including a grand slam, giving her five RBI against UCF on March 14...Went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI...Went 2-for-2 with a run scored and four RBI including a two-run home run vs. Monmouth on March 12.

2003: Started all 56 games in the Herd infield as a freshman...Made an immediate impact as she smashed four home runs and knocked in 21 RBI...Tallied 38 hits in 2003, including eight multi-hit games.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner and starter for head coach Jo Beth Weaver at North Cobb HS...Was a three-time All-County First Team selection (1999-2001)...Was an All-State honorable mention selection (1999-2000) and a first team All-State honoree (2001)...Earned the Most Valuable Defense Award in 2000 and 2001...Was a Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All Star Game Selection in 2001...Was named to the NFCA All-South Region Second Team in 2001...Established North Cobb HS career records for RBI, home runs, slugging percentage, on-base percentage, doubles, walks and assists...Led 2001 summer team, East Cobb Bullets, to seventh-place finish at ASA 18U nationals...Led 2002 summer team, Fighting Irish Gold, to 25th-place showing at ASA Gold nationals...Graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Full name is Leigh Ann Wintter...Born on October 16, 1983...Daughter of Weldon and Liz Wintter...Has an older sister, Keri (24)...Member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and Golden Key National Honor Society...Majoring in exercise physiology with a minor in psychology.