Leah Knizner

  • Class: Senior
  • Hometown: Greensburg, PA
  • High School: Hempfield Area
  • Height: 5’ 9”
  • Position: Guard
  • College: Health and Human Development
  • Major: Nutrition Sciences


Junior (2017-18)

  • Appeared in 6 games
  • Tallied a rebound and an assist against Illinois (2/28) in the Big Ten Tournament

Sophomore (2016-17)

  • Appeared in 7 games
  • Secured her first career steal at Holy Cross
  • An injury sidelined her in mid-February for the remainder of the season.

Freshman (2015-16)

  • Appeared in 19 games
  • Made her first career appearance and connected on a three-pointer for her first career points vs. Central Connecticut State (2015)
  • Grabbed two defensive rebounds at Illinois (2016)
  • Scored three points in three minutes of action at Michigan (2016)
  • Joined as a walk-on in October of 2015 and earned a scholarship position in the spring of 2016

High School

  • Lettered all four years at Hempfield Area High School
  • Earned first team all-section during her junior and senior season
  • Selected to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review Terrific Ten during her junior and senior seasons
  • Averaged 16.9 points per game during her senior season
  • Played AAU basketball for Drill 4 Skill