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WHITTIER, Calif. – Senior Leah Kolek (Diamond Bar, Calif.) was named to the United Soccer Coaches Women's Scholar All-Region team announced Friday.
Kolek led the Whittier College Women's Soccer team to a 12-9, 6-8 SCIAC record that included the program's first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post-Season Tournament Title and its second appearance into the NCAA Division III National Championships.
She was named 1st Team All-SCIAC and was a 3rd Team All-West Region recipient. She played in 20 games over the season totaling a team high eight goals with two assists, while taking 49 shots, with 30 being on goal for a .612 shot on goal percentage. She also added three game-winners and was 1-1 on penalty kicks.
She finished in a tie for No. 2 in the SCIAC in goals, No. 2 in points, No. 2 in game-winning goals, and No. 5 in shots.
Kolek is majoring in Child Development, currently has a 3.53 Cumulative GPA and was one of three SCIAC athletes recognized on the team.