Fairfield Women's Lacrosse BIO
Jamie Leone
Player Profile:
Jamie Leone 1795053
Position: Attack
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Massapequa Park, N.Y.
High School: Farmingdale

2015: Leone was an offensive force at attack for Fairfield. She competed in all 15 out of 19 games, with 14 starts. Leone recorded 12 goals, including one essential game-winner against Rutgers which gave Fairfield their first-ever program win over the Scarlet Knights. Leone also dished six assists to finish the season with 18 points. She also picked up eight ground balls and grabbed one draw control. Leone took 19 shots, with 18 on goal, and earned a team-high shots on goal percentage of .947. She recorded two multi-goal games this year, tallying a hat trick against Rutgers. Leone missed a few games at the end of the season due to injury, but appeared in the NCAA first round game against No. 11 Princeton.

2014: Leone had a stellar sophomore campaign as an attack for the Stags in which she tallied 12 goals. Leone also dished a team-high 20 assists to tally a season total 32 points. She picked up 10 ground balls, grabbed five draw controls, and caused four turnovers. Throughout Leone’s 15 appearances and 14 starts, she recorded two multi-goal games against Sacred Heart and Niagara. She recorded 21 shots on goal with an overall shots on goal percentage of .875. Leone tied for fourth on Fairfield’s single-game records for assists with four against Quinnipiac. She also tallied the game-winning goal against conference foe Quinnipiac. 

2013: Leone served as a reserve attack for Fairfield where she appeared in 15 games with nine starts. Leone tallied nine goals with six assists for 15 points. She recorded three multi-goal games, scoring two goals against Monmouth, Niagara, and Iona. Leone picked up four ground balls and grabbed five draw controls. She took 18 shots, with 16 shots on goal and a shots on goal percentage of .889.

2012: All-MAAC Rookie Team… All-MAAC Second Team… Leone had an impressive rookie campaign at attack for the Stags, competing in all 17 contests with nine starts. Leone tallied 15 goals with 13 assists for 28 points, good for sixth on the roster. Her 13 assists were the highest among the rookies. Among her teammates who took at least 10 shots on the year, Leone was the most accurate, putting over 90 percent on the cage and nearly half into the net. She netted a goal and an assist in her collegiate debut. Leone had at least one point in 13 of the final 14 games of the season. She had a two-goal, one-assist effort in the win over Iona, to start a stretch of four consecutive games with three points. Leone ended the year with a goal in three straight games, and had a two-point effort in the regular season finale victory over Siena.  She finished the season with 11 ground balls and three caused turnovers with one of each, and a goal, coming in the MAAC Championship game.

Before Fairfield: Leone came to Fairfield after lettering four seasons for Farmingdale High School, where she served as a team captain her senior year.  She led the Dalers to 64 victories and a pair of State Championships. During her final campaign, she tallied 38 goals and handed out 55 assists to earn All-America accolades and be named to the All-Long Island and All-Metro Teams. She also earned All-County honors in 2010 and was named to the All-Galaxy Team. Leone also picked up the Coaches’ Award and Sportsmanship Award and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Michele and John Leone… Has two sisters, Melissa and Johnna… Community service includes summer volunteering with the Farmingdale and Long Island Yellow Jackets Lacrosse clubs. Major is Business Management with a Minor in Mathematics.


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