3 Kristen Leung
3 Kristen Leung
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Manhasset, NY
High School: Manhasset
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Second on the Yale pitching staff in ERA, wins, innings and strikeouts despite having major back surgery in the offseason… Recipient of the team’s Most Improved Player Award… Tossed her first career shutout, a three-hitter in the season finale against Brown.

2011: Second on the pitching staff in wins (4), innings (57.0) and ERA (4.91)... Earned her first victory in her first appearance, tossing three scoreless innings against Loyola, Ill... Struck out a career-high seven in win over Rider... Winning pitcher in Ivy games against Penn and Brown.

Before Yale: Manhasset High School’s record holder in career wins, earned run average and strikeouts… Three-time all-county selection…. Named all division in 2006… Earned all-conference recognition in 2008… Three-time team captain… Helped lead Manhasset to two conference championships… Played for the Long Island Express 18-and-under select team… Daughter of Joseph and Dorothy Leung.

Personal: Member of National Honor Society… Also played field hockey at Manhasset… Volunteered at Adventures in Learning, a program for underserved pre-school children.