Kelly Leathers
Kelly Leathers
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Christian Brothers

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Played the No. 1 spot in 14 out of 17 dual matches for the Broncos... with an overall record of 7-19 this past season, now ranks No. 7 on Santa Clara's Career Singles Victories list, with 48 in total... went 2-4 in West Coast Conference play, defeating Jenna Tanzer of Portland and Emma Taylor of San Francisco... reached the Round of 32 at the Wilson/ITA Northwest Regional Championships... got to the Round 16 at the Bulldog Classic... produced a 6-14 record in doubles... occupied the No. 1 spot with a variety of partners for a majority of the season... reached the Round of 16 at the Nike Cal Invitational and Bulldog Classic with Stephanie Galainena.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Posted a 20-7 overall record at the No. 2 singles position...earned a spot in Bronco recordbooks as 20-win season was fifth best in program history...played the top doubles spot and earned 13 victories during the dual schedule...stands one victory shy of program's top-10 career victory list with 39 in two seasons...paired with two partners, netted 16 doubles wins on the season...stands ninth in Bronco recordbooks for combined doubles wins in a season...represented the Broncos at the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships during fall play in both singles and doubles...earned honorable mention All-West Coast Conference honors...named team's Most Valuable Player.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Earned honorable mention All-WCC honors in singles and doubles, with partner Erika Barnes... finished doubles season with a 14-9 record, seventh best in a Bronco single season, and 10th on the career listing... also posted eighth best single season record in singles, going 17-9 to lead the team... played mostly at No. 4 singles... earned Rookie of the Year honors from her teammates... won opening match at Saint Mary's Invitational in Bronco debut... earned a strong win at Portland, topping Jaclyn Soltysik 3-6, 6-2, 6-2... posted a 6-1, 6-0 win over Nevada's Kristen Davenport... rallied to defeat Audrey Wingo of UC Davis 2-6, 6-2, 6-3.  

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Christian Brothers in Sacramento, Calif., under head coach John Rodrigues... received Sacramento All-City honors... named first-team All-Sierra Valley Conference... the 2002 Sierra Valley Conference individual champion... ranked 13th in the USTA NorCal girls U18 and 192 in the USTA Nationals girls U18... ranked 106 USTA National girls U16... received English and Foreign Language award... member of the National Honors Society and the California Scholarship Federation... placed in the top 15 of her senior class.  

PERSONAL: Full name is Kelly Dorothy Leathers... parents are Mike and Cindy Leathers... father played baseball at Stanford... has one older brother, Michael, and one younger brother, Nick... Uncle Rick Rhodes played professional golf... majoring in marketing.

 

Leathers' Career Statistics

 

Year Singles Dual Singles Overall Doubles Dual Doubles Overall
2006 3-14 7-19 4-11 6-14
2005 17-5 20-7 13-8 16-11
2004 14-7 17-9 14-9 14-10
Career 34-26 44-35 31-28 36-35