NAME: Leslie Twehues
COACH'S QUOTE --“Leslie’s soccer ability, both natural and learned, is amazing. She is a driven athlete that loves to compete and makes soccer look so easy.”
SCHOOL: Highlands High School
GRADUATING YR.: 2009
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning state titles in 2005 and 2006
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’6”-130 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Ft. Thomas
PARENTS: Steve & Julie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “My older sister Ashley Twehues.”
FUTURE GOAL: “Live a successful life as a pharmacist.”
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This senior soccer star, a midfielder/forward, is a 4-year varsity starter, and already has two Kentucky state championships in her prep career (freshman and sophomore years). This season, she leads a Bluebird squad that was selected in a pre-season coaches’ poll as the #2 rated team in the state. Leslie notched 7 goals and 8 assists last year for the 17-2-4 district champ Bluebirds. She has won numerous awards, including being named 1st team all-Northern Kentucky twice, 2nd team all-state and HM Kentucky East Region. Super in academics too, Leslie made the Super Honor Roll each year in high school and is a member of National Honor Society. She will take her skills to Lexington next year, playing for the University of Kentucky. Her favorite athlete is Frank Lampard, favorite entertainers are Adam Sandler and Will Ferrell, favorite book is Goal, favorite movie is A Child Called IT, and her most-like-to-meet is Tiger Woods.
– Nina Kearns, Soccer Coach
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