Crusaders Women's Lacrosse BIO
Alexis Leighton
Player Profile:
Alexis Leighton 2290088
Position: Attack
Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Garden City, N.Y.
High School: Garden City


  • Played in all 17 games with six starts
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 13 goals
  • Tied for third on the team with four assists
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 17 points
  • Picked up eight ground balls and had two draw controls
  • Netted first collegiate goal against UMass (Feb. 12)
  • Scored two goals against Davidson (Mar. 8)
  • Tallied two goals and two assists for a season-high four points in the 14-13 win against American (Apr. 23)
  • Earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team under head coach Diane Chapman at Garden City High School 
  • Team was 2012 New York state champions
  • Three-year member of the varsity soccer team under head coach Michael Heedles
  • Team was 2013 New York state champions
  • Also played for Long Island Yellow Jackets L/M Blue lacrosse club team
  • Team won several club tournaments such as National Draw, Lax for the Cure and Lax Inception
  • AP Scholar with Honor
  • Received National Merit Scholarship commendation
  • Member of National Spanish Honor Society
  • Awarded a bronze medal in the National Spanish Exam as a freshman and a silver medal as a sophomore and junior


  • Daughter of Joseph and Patricia Leighton
  • Has one brother (Joseph)
  • Has not yet declared a major

Leighton's Career Statistics:

2016 17 13 4 17 0 8 2 23
Total 17 13 4 17 0 8 2 23
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