NAME: Leah Schaefer
SCHOOL: Highland High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2013
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Division II Player of the Year
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'2"-170 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Alexandria, Ky.
PARENTS: Jeff & Melanie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: To be successful
Senior Leah Schaefer has played varsity basketball for Highlands for 5 years and is a 1,000+ point career scorer. She led the Bluebirds to a 26-8 record and district championship with big games vs. Holmes (24 points), Holy Cross (18) and Ryle (17).
Leah has earned numerous honors, including being named a 2013 NKY Div. II all-star. Last season, she was the NKY Div. II Player of the Year and was named to the all-tournament teams for the regional and district championships.
She plays for the Cincinnati Angels during the summer and also played a year of volleyball for the Bluebirds. A National Honor Society student who is active in community service, Leah has committed to Xavier University to play basketball next season.
Her favorite athlete is Kevin Durant, favorite entertainer is Rascal Flatts, favorite movie is A Walk to Remember and most-like-to-meet is Liam Hemsworth.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Leah is the complete package — a lock down defender and a scoring threat. Leah will do anything to help the team win."
— Jaime Walz Richey, Basketball Coach
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