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Leah Blayney
Leah Blayney

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
NSW, Australia

High School:
Wentworth Falls

Height:
5-7

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
07/04/1986

Experience:
HS

Before Auburn: A graduate of Katoomba High School...Member of the Australian National Team the Quantas Matildas...Played for the team in a six-match tour of Asia the summer before coming to Auburn, starting four of those six games...Named an alternate player for Australia in the 2004 Olympic games...Co-vice captain of the Young Matildas in 2004 for the U19 World Championships in Thailand...Standby player for the 2002 FIFA U19 Women's World Championship...Club teams are the NSW Sapphires, NSW Institute of Sport, Macauthor Rams, Wentworthfalls United, Coerver Squad, NSW Metropolitan and NSW Academy...2003-2004 WNSL Champions with the NSW Sapphires...In 2002-03 helped lead her team, the NSW Sapphires, to the WNSL title game...Won the NSW Women's Super League in 2003 with NSW Academy...2001-2002 WNSL runner-up with the NSW Sapphires...In 2001 and 2003 helped lead the NSW Metropolitan team to the National Youth Championship...Won the National Junior Championship title in 1999-2000 with the NSW Metropolitan team...In 2001, at age 14, scored eight goals in one match with the NSW Academy.

Personal: Born Leah Janine Blayney on July 4, 1986...Daughter of Donna and Glenn Blayney...Plans to major in sports psychology...Enjoys relaxing with friends, going to the movies and beach and listening to music...Also ran cross country, played water polo and basketball.

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