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 #23 - Karina LeBlanc
Position: Goalkeeper Birthdate: 3/30/1980
Hometown: Maple Ridge, British Columbia Nationality: Canada

 Bio:
Starred for the Wildcats in 2005 earning W-League All-League and Goalkeeper of the Year honors . . . Captained the Wildcats to the 2005 W-League Championship . . . Led the W-League with a 0.10 goals against average in the regular season allowing just one goal in 901 minutes of action . . . In 11 games, racked up a 10-1 record with six solo shutouts and four other shared shutouts . . . Started the season with an astounding 885 minutes of shutout action before allowing a goal in the final game of the season . . . Member of the Canada Women’s National Team since May 21, 1998 . . . Has 50 caps – the most of any goalkeeper in team history – with 18 shutouts on the international level . . . Appeared for Canada in 2004 Women’s Pre-Olympic Qualification, the 2003 Women’s World Cup, and the 1999 Women’s World Cup . . . Named to the 2004 CONCACAF Women’s Pre-Olympic Qualification All-Tournament Team . . . In 2004, played one game in the W-League for the Montreal Xtreme before suffering a season-ending knee injury . . . Played three seasons in the WUSA for the Boston Breakers . . . Selected 21st in the inaugural WUSA Draft . . . Led the Breakers to the regular season championship in 2003 . . . Named to the 2003 All-WUSA Second Team and was also named the starting goalkeeper for World Team in the 2003 WUSA All-Star Game . . . Played on the collegiate level at the University of Nebraska . . . Was a finalist for the Hermann Trophy in 2000 . . . Earned 2000 All-America Third Team honors from Soccer Buzz . . . Earned All-Big 12 honors in 1999 & 2000 . . . Named First Team Academic All Big 12 in 1999 & 2000 . . . Selected for the 2001 Umbro Select All-Star Classic Women's Elite College Team . . . Was a multi-sport star on the high school level at Maple Ridge Secondary School in British Columbia, Canada
UPDATED: 3/15/2006
Karina LeBlanc

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