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Leona Lafaele
Leona Lafaele

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Inderkum

Height:
5-8

Position:
Utility

Experience:
1L



07/10/2014

99 Alabama Student-Athletes Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide was one of three schools with 95 or more honorees

05/16/2014

NCAA SOFTBALL TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL - Alabama Beats SIU Edwardsville, 13-3 in Five Innings

Game Two

10/13/2013

Softball Sweeps Fall Brawl I

The Crimson Tide opened its fall season with a pair of victories over Northwest Florida State College, 11-2 and 4-0

09/17/2013

Softball Has 13 Named 2013 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes

Thirteen of 19 members of UA roster recognized by NFCA

07/16/2013

87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide's total ranks second in the conference this season

05/31/2014

Women's College World Series: UA Defeats Kentucky Post-Game

Women's College World Series: UA Defeats Kentucky Post-Game

05/28/2014

Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS

Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS

05/16/2014

Recap: Softball Run Rules SIUE in Game 1 of Regional

Recap: Softball Run Rules SIUE in Game 1 of Regional

05/16/2013

2013 Season Highlight

2013 Season Highlight

2013 (FRESHMAN): Played in 37 games and made 25 starts ... batted .208 with five home runs and 21 RBI ... scored 12 runs and had 15 hits ... slugged .431 and had a .367 on-base percentage ... hit her first collegiate home run in the win at South Carolina (March 15) ... hit a two-run home run in the series opener against rival Auburn (March 22) ... drove in two runs as a pinch-hitter in the series finale against the rival Tigers (March 24) ... smashed a pinch-hit grand slam to end the game against UAB (April 10) ... hit a home run and had three RBI in game two of the series against Kentucky (May 4) ... blasted a grand slam against Texas A&M in the SEC Tournament first round (May 8).

HIGH SCHOOL: Came to Tuscaloosa from Sacramento, Calif., where she prepped at Inderkum High School ... posted the top batting average on the team all four seasons ... ranked among the 2010 Max Preps top-5 in batting average, home runs, slugging and on-base percentage in 2010 ... her club softball team AASA placed fifth at 18 gold nationals in 2011 ... named Tri-County Conference all league and all-metro honorable mention in 2010 ... also a member of the volleyball team at Inderkum ... off the softball field, was a member of the Polynesian Club.

PERSONAL: Comes from an athletic extended family, as cousin Jeremiah Toma played football for Fresno State while another cousin, played football at the University of Oklahoma ... daughter of Matauli Lafaele and Cathy Tupai ... has a brother Leevi and three sisters, Alex, Tiara and Rianna ... majoring in criminal justice with a minor in social work.

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