29 - Leah Hallett
Leah Hallett
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rocky Hill, Conn.
High School: Kingswood-Oxford School
Position: G
Previous Team: Conn. Polar Bears

2011-12 Ended the most storied goaltender career in program history with another fantastic season, serving as the Beacons backbone … Tabbed UMass Boston women’s Ice Hockey MVP … Named to the Women’s ECAC East All-Academic Team … Honored as the ECAC East Women’s Goaltender of the Week for the week of January 2-8 … Appeared and started in 20 contests to increase her program-records to 84 starts and 86 appearances … Played for 1202:19 minutes, the second most in program history, to extend her career and program-record mark to 5022:14 … Collected 639 saves, second most in a single-season, to finish with a program-record 2,667 stops … Set a new program record with a .939 save percentage and finished second in the record books with a 2.35 goals against average … Landed third in the ECAC East Conference and 12th in the nation with her .939 save percentage …  Racked up a 4-14-2 record to extend her program mark to 37 wins … Picked up her sixth career shutout to finish tied with Amanda Boucher (2003-06) for most in UMB history … Recorded 18 saves January 2 in the Codfish Bowl Opening Round to shut out Wesleyan … Racked up 48 saves in two separate contests, including a 1-1 tie at Colby College on November 27 … Reached at least 30 saves in five straight contests between November 11-December 2 to lead UMB to a 2-2-1 record … Stopped at least 30 shots in six straight games to conclude the season from February 3-25 … Knotched at least 30 saves in 13 of her 20 contests … Allowed two or fewer goals in 12 of her 20 starts.  

2010-11 Played in 20 games last season for the Beacons, totaling 1,174 minutes of action ... Combined for 618 saves to earn a .927 save percentage ... Recorded a 10-9-1 record at the end of the season, while also picking up one shutout ... Finished the year ranked fourth in the conference in save percentage with a .918 mark ... Recorded a season-high 53 saves in the ECAC East game with Norwich University on November 20 ... Managed a three-game win streak, in which she totaled 96 saves respectively ... Her lone shutout of the season was the result of a 28 save night against Williams College (MA) on February 15.

2009-10 Played in all but 176:34 minutes of action on the season, while making 25 starts ... Earned All-ECAC East Honorable Mention honors and was named the ECAC East Goalie of the Week a league-high-tying four times ... Broke the single-season school record, previously held by Amanda Boucher (2003-06), with her 10th save vs. Saint Michael's on January 30 ... Proved to be one of the best stoppers in the nation with a school-record 829 saves to rank first among Division III leaders, while posting a program-record .923 save percentage, which ranked 22nd in the nation and was the second highest mark of any Division III goalie with 750 or more saves ... Was one of the most durable netminders in the country with a school-record total of 1448:16 minutes played to place fourth in the nation and second among ECAC East leaders ... Put together a school-record of 483:24 consecutive minutes without a break in net from November 20 to January 8 ... Posted a 2.86 goals against average, while compiling a 15-10-0 record for the most wins in school annals and the third-most in the nation ... One of her 15 victories came in a 43-save effort in the Beacons' 3-1 win over Lake Forest in the 3rd Annual Codfish Bowl where she was named to the All-Tournament team ... Stopped 42 of 43 shots in the team's 2-1 win over national finalist Norwich University ... Compiled impressive league play statistics with a 2.64 GAA and .927 save mark against ECAC East opponents ... Turned away 30 or more saves on 18 occasions, including 10 outings with 40-plus ... Allowed two or fewer goals 13 times, including a pair of shutouts to rank tied for 21st in the nation.

2008-09: Seized her opportunity as the Beacons' primary goaltender in her first season ... Started 19 of 21 games that she appeared in and registered a .905 save percentage to rank eighth among ECAC East goalies ... Broke the school-record for minutes played with 1197:37, while matching the program's standard for games played ... Turned away 581 shots on the year for the second-most in school annals and owned a 3.06 goals against mark for the fourth-lowest average in school history ... Allowed two or fewer goals in 11 starts, including a pair of shutouts to become just the third UMass Boston goalie to post at least two in a season ... Enjoyed a stretch from January 20 to February 17, where she allowed just 11 goals in 430:12 minutes of play over parts of nine contests for a 1.53 goals against average ... Earned her first career shutout with 19 saves in a 4-0 victory over Castleton State College on December 5 and was named the ECAC East Goalie of the Week for the week of December 1-7 ... Did not allow a goal in a 26-save effort to lead UMB to a 4-0 win over New England College on February 20 and was named the ECAC East Rookie of the Week for the week of February 16-22 ... Made 30 or more saves on seven occasions, including a school-record of 56 vs. nationally-ranked Middlebury College on January 20.

Personal/High School: Played ice hockey for U-14, U-16 and U-19 teams and junior ice hockey for the Connecticut Polar Bears ... Helped the Polar Bears to a third-place national finish in 2005 and was a member of the national runner-up squad in 2007 ... Four-year letter winner for Kingswood Oxford Prep School ... Finished second in the conference in overall save percentage in 2008 ... Named team Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2008 ... Also played goalie for the KOPS Lacrosse team all four years ... Received the Most Improved Player award her freshman year and MVP award her senior campaign ... Was selected as a team Captain for Wyverns' ice hockey, lacrosse and soccer squads during her senior year ... Born June 13, 1990 ... Daughter of Kathy and Craig Hallett ... Majoring in history and anthropology ... Enjoys all sports, reading, traveling, and doing community service ... Helped build a new school in Paraguay in the summer of 2008.

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