| Leah Fortune
West Chicago, Ill.
BRAZILIAN NATIONAL TEAM
Member of Brazil's 2010 U-20 FIFA World Cup squad .... scored a goal in Brazil's 4-1 win over New Zealand ... also helped team win the U-20 CONMEBOL in 2010 en route to qualifying for World Cup
· Participated in the Brazilian Women's National Team training camp as part of its training for the 2011 World Cup Qualifying tournament...also particpated on two occassions during 2009...youngest player invited to camp.
· Won the Golden Boot Award at the the TACA Governadora Cup (International competition between Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay) with the U-20 team
· Member of the 2008 Brazilian U-20 National Team (13 CAPS)...helped the team win the U-20 CONMEBOL...also praticpated in the 2008 U-20 World Cup
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
· Recorded the gamewinning goal in UT's 2-1 win at N.C. State (Aug. 20) ... was first match back after missing majority of 2009 season to injury
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
· Saw action in first three games ... posted one goal and one assist for three points.
· Scored first career goal for the Longhorns vs. TCU (Aug. 21).
· Tallied first career assist in 2-0 win over Houston (Aug. 28).
Missed the rest of the season with ankle injury ... granted medical redshirt following conclusion of the season.
· Captained her Eclipse Select 90/91 squad (2006-08)...helped the Select win the 2009 State Championship
· Was the leading scorer at the 2008 USYS National Finals
· Select won the 2008 USYS Region II Championship
· Won back-to-back Disney Championships from 2007-08
· Particpated in the U.S. ODP Interregional Camp in 2008...also a member of the U.S. ODP Region II squad (2007-08)
· Earned Golden Boot Award at 2007 Region II Camp
· Named an adidas ESP Camp All-Star in 2007
· Four-year varsity starter at Wheaton Academy...helped the Warriers win the 2009 IHSA 2A State Championship
· 2009 awards included: Daily Herald All Sports Athlete of the Year, Parade Magazine All-American, ESPN All-American, Chicago Sun Times All-Area selection, Chicago Tribune All-Area pick, Daily Herald All-Area Team Captain
· Named a 2008 NSCAA Soccer All-American
· Posted 29 goals and 12 assists in 2009...named IHSSCA All-State Player...27 goals and 17 assists in 2008 earned her a spot on the All-State team as well
· Three year varsity basketball starter (2006, 08-09)
Born Leah Lynn Fortune on Dec. 13, 1990 in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Hudson and Karen Fortune...member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Leader Treks Mission Trips, Kids Alive Mission Trips and Zambia Project for AIDS Awareness and Least Project.
Off-Field with Leah
Full Name: Leah Fortune
My teammates would say I'm...passionate
Coolest thing about UT?The community and relationships
Favorite Austin restaurant: Fogo De Chau
Advice to young athletes: Fight to believe
Any significant meaning behind No. 10?It was my father's number.
I can't live without...love and grace.
What has been the highlight of your soccer career so far? The relationships I made my senior year of high school with my teammates.
What artist gets the most play on your iPod right now?Shawn McDonald