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9 Claire Lesher

Career: Has five points on two goals and one assist ... one-time NFHCA Division I Scholar of Distinction for posting a perfect 4.0 GPA ... two-time member of the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad ... two-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2017 (Junior): Has two points on one goal ... scored in a 4-2 win over Quinnipiac.

2016 (Sophomore): Played in 16 games ... helped the Bison record a league-best six shutouts ... registered shots in league wins over Lehigh and Colgate ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and on the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.

2015 (Freshman): Appeared in 14 games ... finished with three points on one goal and one assist ... scored first career goal in a 4-2 league win over Lehigh ... named a NFHCA Division I Scholar of Distinction for posting a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall semester ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and on the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.

High School/Personal: Letterwinner in both field hockey and track and field … four-year starter and captain her senior season at Lewisburg High School … three-time All-PHAC, including two First Team honors … named First Team All-Star midfielder by The Daily Item … led team to a runner-up finish at the district tournament … tallied 16 goals and 19 assists during her career … played for the Bison Field Hockey Club, the Viper Field Hockey Club and the Keystone State Nittany Team … daughter of Clifford and Nina Lesher .. has one brother, Harry, and three sisters, Annie, Emily and Lois … comes from large family of collegiate and professional athletes: Emily, sister (currently plays basketball at Muhlenberg), Clifford, father (basketball and diver at Bucknell), John Lesher, uncle (basketball at West Virginia and professionally in Belgium), Brian Lesher, cousin (professional baseball for Oakland A's and Toronto Blue Jays), Henry Dickinson, cousin (current member of the crew team at UC Berkeley) … also comes from a long line of Bucknell graduates, including her great grandfather Harold Lesher '05, grandfather Herbert Lesher '39 and father Clifford Lesher '71.

Double Major: International Relations/Spanish

Position: Midfielder
Year: Junior
Hometown: Winfield, Pa.
High School: Lewisburg
Claire Photos:
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