16  Robert Leonard
Robert Leonard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wantagh, N.Y.

High School:
Wantagh HS

Weight:
205

Position:
LHP/1B

Birthdate:
03/15/1985

Major:
History


2006: Set career-highs in batting average (.306), games played (49), games started (48), hits (48), doubles (10), triples (2), home runs (3) and RBI (17)... hit his first career-home run against New Orleans on March 10... went on a seven game hitting streak from March 29-April 9... went two-for-four with a career-high four RBI in a win over UMBC... went two-for-three in Stony Brook's win over Vermont in the America East Tournament...tallied 13 multi-hit games throughout the season.

2005: Played first base and pitched for the Seawolves...appeared in 21 games in the field, including 10 starts and pitched in 11 games...scored six runs and drove in four...posted a .319 on-base average...struck out 8 batters in 16.2 innings of work...finished the season with a career-low 3.24 ERA.

2004: Played a dual role for the Seawolves as a freshman, seeing time in the outfield and on the mound...recorded his first collegiate hit at Pace and had a career-high two hits and one run scored against Binghamton...southpaw pitched 14.1 innings in nine appearances, allowing 16 hits while striking out eight batters...went 2-0 with an ERA of 6.28...pitched three innings and allowed only one run on two hits versus Louisiana-Lafayette...threw 2.1 innings in relief in the Seawolves win over Northeastern in the opening round of the America East tournament.

High School: Attended Wantagh High School in Wantagh, N.Y....played three varsity seasons as a pitcher and outfielder for the Warriors...hit .479 with three home runs and 46 RBI and was 8-0 on the mound with a 0.32 ERA as junior...7-2 with a 1.21 ERA and a .465 batting average with three home runs, 22 RBI and 14 stolen bases as a senior...all-county in 2002 and 2003.

Personal: Robert Thomas Leonard...born March 15, 1985 in Wantagh, N.Y....son of Nancy and Kevin Leonard...brother of Lauren and Karen...enjoys playing sports, watching movies and working on cars...lists Andy Pettite as his favorite sports figure and the New York Mets as his favorite team.