14 - Maria Leichty
Maria Leichty
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Mason, Ohio
High School: Ursuline Academy
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012:  Played in 38 games, including 16 as a starter...batted .261 with eight doubles, one home run and nine runs batted in...had four multi-hit games...hit a double and a home run against Detroit (Evansville Tournament) in her first collegiate game...had two hits and two RBIs in Butler's 3-0 victory over Drake...drove in a pair of runs with a double in Butler's initial Horizon League meeting with Detroit.

High School:  First team All-Conference player at Ursuline Academy...two time "Most Valuable Player" Award...member of the 2011 and 2012 area all-star team...batted .469 with five homeruns and 14 stolen bases during her senior year...earned two varsity softball letters...member of the National Honor Society...Head Coach: Brian Eve.

Personal:  Born on June 8th, 1994...daughter of Keith and Mary Leichty...History and Political Science major.