9 Leah Janke
9 Leah Janke
Birth Date: 05/17/1991
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Canyon Lake, Ca.
High School: Temescal Canyon HS
Position: Attacker

2012 Season
Named All-Academic by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) … Also named to the Big West All-Academic team …Scored 13 goals … Tallied a season-high three goals against Cal State Bakersfield (1/28/12) in the season opener… Scored twice against then ninth-ranked UC Irvine (1/29/12) … Third on the team in assists (40) … Has 91 assists in two seasons, tenth-best in school history.

2011 Season
Named All-Academic by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) ... Also named Big West All-Academic ... Voted CSUN's Most Improved Award ... Tallied 28 goals (#6 on the team) along with 47 assists (#3 on the team) ... Scored a career-high four goals in the 11-9 victory over Pacific (4/3/11).

2010 Season
Scored nine goals ... Collected a season-high four goals against Chapman (4/11/10) ... Scored two goals against Fresno Pacific (1/30/10).

Temescal Canyon High School
Graduated in 2009 ... Earned four letters as a member of the Titan's swim team as she competed in the 100 breaststroke, 50, 100, 200, and 500 freestyle events ... Was an attacker for three years an a utility during her senior season while on the water polo team ... Earned various honors including All-CIF Third Team ('06-'07), All-CIF First Team ('07-'08), All-League First Team and MVP ('08-'09) for her successes on the water polo squad in addition to her MVP accolades earned for her swimming successes in '08.

Matador Memo
Born May 17, 1991 to Tami and Tom Janke ... Her favorite professional team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Roots for Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher... Her favorite food is pizza ... Enjoys listening to Country music... Her best friend from another college team is Brittany Daniels, member of the women's water polo team at UCSD... The best thing about being an athlete is being a part of the team... The best advice she has ever been given is to "live everyday as if it were the last and never take anything for granted" ... Her advice to others is "enjoy it while it lasts" ...Very few people know how stubborn and competitive she is ... The one thing that makes her smile is her sister, parents, and best friends ... Her heroes are Ashley Bucklin and Justin Meramble because they were the nicest, most caring, and friendly people ... Psychology major.

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