6 Leah Bleichner
6 - Leah Bleichner
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.
High School: Oaks Christian
Previous College: Pomona
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her first season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Softball team, where she plays center field…2012: Third-team All-West Region by the NFCA...First-team All-SCIAC...Earned SCIAC Athlete of the Week (all sports) on April 10...Led Pomona-Pitzer with a .394 batting average on the year, to go along with two homers and 25 RBI...Hit .481 in conference games (39-81)...Led Sagehens in runs scored with 31...Had hits in nine straight at-bats at one point, including the last three at-bats (with an RBI single) in a win over No. 13 Redlands, and 6-for-6 to start a doubleheader sweep of Occidental...Had two walk-off hits to win home SCIAC games, including an RBI single in the eighth inning against La Verne and an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh against CMS...Had eight RBI total in the doubleheader sweep of La Verne at home, including a three-run homer in the nightcap to tie the score 3-3 before her game-winning hit in extra innings...Was 11-for-13 on the year against Occidental...Had two RBI in her college debut against La Sierra...High School: Attended Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village, California…Was 10-0 in the pitching circle as a junior…Helped the Lions to a CIF Southern Section Division 3 championship as a senior…Named to the Michelle Carew Classic All-Tournament team…A Ventura County Star Senior Student-Athlete selection…Personal: Attending Pomona College…Father is a fireman…Hobbies include reading and traveling…Favorite books are Of Mice and Men, Frankenstein, The Hunger Games and the Harry Potter series…Favorite movies are Shrek and Catch Me If You Can…Went on a service trip to China to teach English in middle schools, and another to Romania where she refurbished cabins at a summer camp…Born July 18, 1993.