High School: All-Western Illinois Valley performer four straight years Played on Carrolton team that advanced to the state finals three of the last four years, including a runner-up state finish in 2002 Played first base and pitcher Team won the WIVC title each of the four years she played. Named to the All State Third team in 2001 and 2002 Earned the 2002 Pitcher of the Year award from the Sports Page. Academic All-WIVC honoree. Earned all-area accolades from the Jacksonville Journal-Courier and the Alton Telegraph. Coached by Laura Blade Posted 120 strikeouts in 19 games and 108 innings pitched as a senior. Had an ERA of 0.29 as a junior and 0.26 as a senior, giving up just four earned runs each season. Tossed 13 shutouts combined as a junior and senior. Batted .416 with nine doubles, three triples, three home runs and 37 RBI as a senior after batting .298 with six doubles, four triples, and 33 RBI as a junior Played back row and earned academic all-conference recognition for the Hawk volleyball team (coached by Heather Houseman), which won regional titles in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Also played golf (coached by Dave Davis).
Personal: Born July 24,1984 Daughter of Stuart and Karen Lesemann Enjoys golf and the outdoors Student Council President Salutatorian Member of National Honor Society Illinois State Scholar. Plans to major in biology (pre-med) Placed first in graphics and second in biology at the World Wide Youth in Science and Engineering competition.