Vanessa Leiterman
Vanessa Leiterman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Marana HS / South Mountain CC

2017-18: Played in 10 tournaments as a junior … recorded the sixth best season average in program history with a 79.10 in 20 rounds … her 20 rounds played are tied for the second most in a season by a Lady Hawk … became just the second Lady Hawk to earn medalist honors in a tournament with a win in the Rhodes Women’s Golf Spring Invitational … shot a 1-over 74 and a 1-under 72 to win the tournament with an even-par 146 … is just the third Lady Hawk to shoot par or better in a round … the 72 tied for the third best individual round in Lady Hawks’ history and the two-round 146 was the second best two-round total in program history … also shot 72 in the second round of the BSC Southern Shootout … is just the second Lady Hawk to turn in multiple rounds of 72 or better … recorded 35 birdies, which is tied for the second most in program history … recorded a three-round 233 in the DIII Golfweek Fall Invitational to become just the fourth Lady Hawk to shoot 233 or better in three rounds … selected as an All-American Scholar by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association ... named to the USA South All-Academic team

Prior to Huntingdon: Played golf for South Mountain Community College … two-time Academic All-American ... two-time All-Conference selection … first-team All-Region in 2017 ... second-team All-Region in 2016 … two-time qualifier for the NJCAA National Championship Tournament

Prep: Lettered in golf at Marana High School … team captain and four-year player at No. 1 … 2013 Southern Arizona Division I Player of the Year … two-time state tournament qualifier

Personal: Full name is Vanessa Marie Leiterman … daughter of Michael and Caroline Leiterman … has one brother, Nathan … majoring in exercise science