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Karalyn Leetz
Karalyn Leetz

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Paul Park, Minn.

High School:
Park HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Goalkeeper

Experience:
High School


2011 • REDSHIRT SEASON:
Redshirted, did not appear in a match.

HIGH SCHOOL:
A three-time all-conference award winner (2008-10)• 2010 all-state honoree and 2009 all-state honorable mention• also earned all-region honors in 2010• was voted team captain as a junior and senior• named Park's most valuable player as a junior and senior• also played for the Minnesota Thunder Academy• three-time Minnesota State Cup Champions (2006-08)• a member of Park High School's Honor Roll.

PERSONAL:
Daughter of Keith and Shawn Leetz • has two older brothers, Ryan and Erik • born Oct. 19, 1992 • plans to major in graphic design • chose Minnesota over DePaul.

Getting to know Karalyn...
Best sports advice you ever received:
To play goalkeeper.
Craziest ambition: Become a tattoo artist.
Before a game, I... Listen to music, have fun and still stay focused.
Favorite quote: "Make impossible, possible. Even when winning is illogical, losing is still far from optional." - T.I.
Who has had the greatest influence on your life? Both of my parents
Something that people should know about me, but don't... I am extremely self-conscious.
Favorite athlete: Fernando Torres
Favorite book: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Who would play you in a movie about your life? Steve Carrell in woman form
Most treasured possession: My Nike Gladiators
Ten years from now, I want to be... Married and doing the job that makes me happy.

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