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Leah Truncale

Leah Truncale
Class: Graduated in 2002
Number: 31
Position: Forward
Height: 5-10
Hometown: Newburgh, N.Y.
High School: Newburgh Free Academy

Career Highlights

  • Inducted into the Binghamton Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013
  • Finished her career with 1,341 points, 978 rebounds and 236 blocks
  • Recorded a program-best 42 double-doubles
  • Reached the 20-point mark in scoring 11 times

Senior Season (2001-02)

  • Ranked second on the team with 15.3 points per game and with first with 10.3 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game
  • Reached double figures in scoring 15 times and in rebounding 10 times
  • Led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding 12 times
  • Recorded a team-high 10 double-doubles
  • Named the MVP of the Binghamton/Time Warner Classic (Nov. 24-25) and the Air Force Tournament (Nov. 30-Dec. 1)
  • Named the America East Player of the Week on Dec. 3 and Jan. 3
  • Scored 24 points, grabbed 18 rebounds, dished out four assists, blocked seven shots and recorded a pair of steals against Cornell on Nov. 27
  • Blocked a career-high eight shots against Morehead State on Nov. 25
  • Set career highs with 25 points and 19 rebounds to go along with two blocks and five steals against Colgate on Dec. 21
  • Scored 19 points, had 12 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and a career-high seven steals against Maine on Jan. 2

Junior Season (2000-01)

  • Ranked third on the team with 13.0 points per game and was first with 9.2 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game
  • Her block total ranked No. 16 on the NCAA Division II level during the season
  • Reached double figures in scoring 18 times and in rebounding 14 times
  • Scored 20 or more points five times
  • Led the team with 11 double-doubles
  • Scored a season-high 21 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and recorded seven blocks against Pitt-Johnstown on Dec. 8
  • Had 21 points and 10 rebounds against Glenville State on Dec. 29
  • Finished with 21 points, 13 rebounds, four blocks and three steals against Adelphi in the ECAC title game on March 11
  • Named to the all-tournament team at the Binghamton/Time Warner Classic (Nov. 25-26), the Florida A&M Rattlerette Classic (Dec. 2-3), the West Chester Tournament (Dec. 8-9) and the St. Rose Capital Key Classic (Dec. 28-29)

Sophomore Season (1999-00)

  • Named second-team All-NECC
  • Ranked third on the team with 11.0 points per game and was first with 9.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks
  • Recorded a team-best and conference-best 10 double-doubles
  • Named to the all-tournament team at the West Point Invitational (Nov. 19-20), the Cancun Tournament (Nov. 26-28) and the St. Rose Capital Key Classic (Dec. 29-30)
  • Reached double figures in scoring 14 times and in rebounding 12 times
  • Scored a season-high 20 points and added 15 rebounds against New Hampshire College on Jan. 22
  • Averaged 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals in the season-ending ECAC Division II Tournament March 11-12

Freshman Season (1998-99)

  • Named the NECC Rookie of the Year
  • Named second-team All-NECC
  • Named the NECC Rookie of the Week three times and the ECAC Rookie of the Week once
  • Started in all 30 games
  • Ranked second on the team with 13.3 points per game and was first with 8.9 rebounds
  • Ranked No. 22 in the nation among NCAA Division II schools with 66 blocks
  • Reached double figures in scoring 24 times and in rebounding 13 times
  • Recorded 11 double-doubles
  • Named the MVP of the LeMoyne Tournament (Nov. 14-15) after scoring 24 points against the host team in the championship game
  • Finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds against Stonehill in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament on March 4
  • Blocked six shots against Pitt-Johnstown on Jan. 4

Before Binghamton

  • A five-year letterwinner at Newburgh Free Academy
  • Finished her career with 1,526 points
  • A two-time all-state selection by the NYSSWA
  • A three-time Middletown Record First-Team All-Star
  • As a senior, she averaged 17.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game
  • Led her team to a 94-15 record during her career

Personal

  • Parents are Susan and Michael Truncale
  • Majored in human development

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