15  Leah Yurko
Leah Yurko

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cumberland, Md.

High School:
Fort Hill

Height:
5-2

Position:
Forward/Midfield

Major:
Health Science


10/23/2014

#Seawolves battle Hartford to 0-0 draw, control their own playoff fate

Redshirt senior Ashley Castanio made nine saves to record her 12th career shutout

09/04/2014

#Seawolves take down Seton Hall 2-1

Redshirt senior Ashley Castanio set a new season-high with 10 saves

05/06/2014

#Seawolves hold successful spring season

Team gets better after posting 5-1-0 record during spring season.

03/26/2014

#Seawolves looking for success during their spring season

Stony Brook playing five exhibition contests as a tune-up for 2014.

02/22/2014

#Seawolves celebrate season with end-of-year banquet

Team celebrates successful 2013 season; Nysch named Team MVP

09/14/2014

Women's soccer vs. Fairfield - 9-14-14

Women's soccer photos from their match at Fairfield on September 14, 2014

08/25/2014

Women's Soccer vs. Delaware State 8/24/14

Pictures from Stony Brook's 1-0 win over Delaware State at LaValle Stadium on Aug. 24.

2014: Played in all 17 matches, starting three games...totaled 17 shots, seven shots on goal and two goals for the season...scored in a win over Seton Hall on Sep. 4...added a goal in a win over Binghamton on Oct. 12.

2013:
Named to the America East All-Rookie Team...appeared in 18 games and made eight starts...scored four goals and recorded nine points...scored her first collegiate goal in a 3-1 home win over Siena on Sept. 8...named the America East Rookie of the Week on Sept. 9...assisted on Queli Ornelas' goal at Hartford on Oct. 10...scored two goals in a 3-1 win over New Hampshire on Oct. 24...scored in the America East Semifinals against Maine on Nov. 3.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Fort Hill High School for head coach Shera Rowan...named first-team All-City, All-County and All-League all four years...named first-team All-State and Player of the Year in 2011 and '12...scored 91 goals and added 26 assists in her career...also ran hurdles in track...member of the National Honor Society...played club soccer for FC Frederick and head coach Brad Roos...participated in the Olympic Development Program at the state (West Virginia) and regional (Region I) levels.

Personal: Leah Kerr Yurko...born March 28, 1995...daughter of Tony and Kim Yurko...sister, Bethany, competes in gymnastics at West Virginia University...brother, Drew, is a semi-pro snowboarder.

Yurko's Fun Facts: Favorite actor: Johnny Depp...Favorite sports hero: Alex Morgan...Favorite musician: Mumford and Sons...Profession I admire most: military members...People I look up to most: my family.

Leah Yurko Career Statistics
YEAR GP/GS MIN G A PTS SH SOG GW
2014 17/3 758 2 0 4 17 7 0
2013 18/8 904 4 1 9 20 13 1
TOTAL 35/11 1662 6 1 13 37 20 1