Leigh Ann Robinson

Leigh-Ann-Robinson_2014Leigh Ann Robinson
Position:
Defense
Height:
59″
Born:
August 17, 1986
College:
University of San Diego
Twitter: @la_robinson7

2013 season with FC Kansas City: Started and appeared in all 22 games, played every minute of the regular season. An injury early in the semi-finals kept her from Iron Woman status. Robinson had 5 assists tallied for the season along with being named among the NWSL’s Best XI.

U.S. WOMEN’S TEAM: After a strong showing in the 2013 NWSL Season, Robinson earned her first call to the senior team on August 22, 2013…Robinson has earned three caps so far

PROFESSIONAL:Selected by FC Gold Pride in the Inaugural 2009 WPS Collegiate Draft…Following the season she was chosen by the Atlanta Beat in the WPS Expansion Draft…Joined the  Philadelphia Independence in 2011, playing in 19 games

COLLEGE: 2007: Played and started in all 20 matches…named first-team All-WCC…named fourth-team All-American by Soccerbuzz magazine…had three game-winning goals on the season, all coming in 1-0 Torero victories in games against Dayton (09/7/07), Cal Poly (09/16/07), and Cal State Northridge (09/28/07)…recorded five goals and seven assists for 17 points on the season…scored a goal in a win against Cal State Bakersfield (10/5/07) and in a win against Loyola Marymount (10/19/07)…tallied assists in a wins against Saint Mary’s (11/2/07), Loyola Marymount (10/19/07), Santa Clara (10/14/07), Cal State Bakersfield (10/5/07), UC Riverside (9/23/07), UC Irvine (9/21/07) and against Wake Forest (8/31/07)…2006: Played in 19 matches with 18 starts…named first-team All-WCC…named third-team All-West Region by the NSCAA…named to Soccerbuzz’s All-West Region Team…team’s leading scorer with nine goals and tied for the team-lead in assists with seven for a team-best 25 points…had two game-winning goals, one against Idaho (9/10/06) and the other against San Diego State (10/25/06)…tallied two goals on two occasions, one in a 2-0 win against San Diego State (10/25/06) and the other in a 4-2 win against Hawaii (10/1/06)….scored goals against UC Santa Barbara (8/27/06), Ohio State (9/1/06), UNLV (9/15/06), and No. 5 Portland (10/22/06)…2005: Played in all 19 matches, starting in 17…tallied one goal and one assist for three points…scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 double overtime victory against Virginia Tech (9/2/05)…assisted in the tying goal in a 2-2 standoff against Arizona State (10/2/05)…posted 14 shots on the season for an average of 0.74 shots per game…totaled four shots and three shots on goal against San Francisco (10/14/05)…named second-team All-WCC…2004: Key component to San Diego’s midfield, starting 17 of 22 contests, including the final 11 games… Recorded an assist in USD’s 6-0 victory over Long Beach State (9/17)… Credited with an assist against San Francisco (10/15)… Totaled eight shots (six on goal) and two points for the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Completed prep career at local Mt. Carmel High School… Earned All-North County and First Team Avocado League honors her junior and senior seasons… Named Second Team North County and First Team Palomar League her sophomore season… Named Second Team Palomar League her freshman year while winning the CIF San Diego section championship… Led her team to two league championships and two second place finishes… Played for the 2003 National Champion and 2001 Regional Finalist San Diego Surf teams.