4  Leila Dolfo
Leila Dolfo


San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Eastlake HS






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Memphis Softball All-Time Roster


  • NFCA All-South Region Second Team (2006)
  • All-Conference USA First Team (2007)
  • All-Conference USA Second Team (2008)
  • All-Conference USA Freshman Team (2006)
  • Tiger MVP (2008)
  • Tiger Offensive Player of the Year (Co-2006, 2007)
  • Blues City Classic All-Tournament Team (2008)
  • Easton Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team (2007)
  • C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2007-08)
  • Tiger Academic 30 (Spring 2008)
  • Four-time Tiger 3.0 Club
  • Career Highlights: Ranks first all-time at Memphis in career at bats (528), runs scored (102), hits (157), doubles (42), home runs (27), RBI (98), total bases (286), walks (77), sac flies (6) and is tied for the lead in triples (3) and games started (168)...Also ranks second in slugging percentage (.542) and games played (168)...Is tied for ninth all-time in C-USA history with 27 home runs and needs six more to break into the top five...Also tied for ninth in the league history in doubles with 42 and needs 11 more to crack the top five...Has 38 career multi-hit games and 22 multi-RBI games...Has 19 career game-winning runs and 12 game-winning RBI.

    Academic Highlights: A 2007-08 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient given to student-athletes who carry a 3.0 GPA or higher for the year...A spring 2008 Tiger Academic 30 member recognizing the 30 student-athletes with the best grade-point average on each team and then the next best group of student-athletes, totaling 30...Named to the fall 2006, spring 2007, fall 2007 and spring 2008 Tiger 3.0 Club awarded to Memphis student-athletes who carry a 3.0 GPA or higher for the semester...Majoring in communications while at the U of M.

    2008 (Junior): Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team, marking her second-straight all-conference selection...Selected as the Tiger MVP...Served as one of the team's three co-captains...Had a career high seven-game hitting streak in March...Only player to start all 55 games and hit .288 with 23 extra base hits...Led the team in slugging percentage (.571), runs scored (36), hits (47), RBI (34), home runs (11), total bases (93), walks (29), sac flies (3), games started (55), putouts (283) and tied for the lead in doubles (11)...Ranked in the top 10 in the conference in slugging percentage (10th), home runs (t7th) and sac flies (t6th)...Second on the team in multiple hit games with 10 and led the team with eight multi-RBI games...Knocked in three game-winning RBI and led the team with six game-winning runs...Eight of her 11 home runs were solo shots...Hit three homers to lead off the game for Memphis...Had a .391 average when leading off an inning and hit .395 with runners in scoring position...Knocked in seven RBI in eight opportunities with runners on third with less than two outs...Had 11 two-out RBI...Started 52 of 55 games in the leadoff spot...Started 43 games at first base, 11 at second base and one at third...Broke up a USF (2/8) no-hitter with a fifth inning single, the only hit for the Tigers... Had a career high five assists at third base against Florida Gulf Coast (2/9) and later matched it at second base against Central Arkansas (3/5)...Hit .462 with a 1.462 slugging percentage, four home runs, seven RBI and five runs scored in the Blues City Classic...Named to the BCC All-Tournament Team...Led off the game against Alabama A&M (2/23) with a home run that proved to be the game-winning RBI and run...Went 3-for-4 with two home runs, a double and a season high five RBI against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/24)...It was her third career multi-homer game...Scored four runs in a doubleheader with Central Arkansas (3/5) with two RBI and four walks...Went 6-for-7 with five RBI, four runs scored, two doubles and a home run in a doubleheader with Alabama A&M (3/12)...Had a career high four hits in game two against the Bulldogs...Went 2-for-3 with two doubles against Providence (3/14)...Scored the game-winning run in the first inning against Furman (3/16)...Made a career high 13 putouts at first base against UTEP (4/5)...Went 4-for-7 in a twin bill against UT Martin (4/9) with three runs scored and two RBI...Scored the game winning run in both games and knocked in the game winner in the second contest.

    2007 (Sophomore): Named to the All-Conference USA First Team...Is the first Memphis player to be named to the first team...Selected as the Tiger Offensive Player of the Year for the second-straight season...Selected to the Easton Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team hosted by LSU after finishing the tournament with seven hits in the six games with two RBI, three runs scored, and five doubles...Led the team in at bats (210), hits (63), doubles (19), home runs (11) and total bases (115) and tied for the team lead in runs scored (34)...Ranked in the top 10 in Conference USA in slugging percentage (10th), hits (7th), doubles (2nd), home runs (5th), total bases (3rd), total plate appearances (1st) and at bats (2nd)...Ranked 21st nationally in doubles per game...Tied for the team lead in winning RBI with six...Scored the game-winning run five times...Had 18 multi-hit game, seven multi-run games and four multi-RBI games...One of only four players to start all 61 games...Set a program record with 210 at bats in 2007 and tied the school high with 63 hits...Hit a school record 19 doubles...Ten of her 11 home runs were solo shots...Hit three home runs to lead off the game from the leadoff spot...Ended the regular season with a season high five-game hitting streak...Made pitching appearances against LSU and Alabama A&M...Started 49 games at shortstop, 10 in right field, two as the designated player and one at pitcher .... Played 53 games in the leadoff position...Tied a school record with six at bats in an 11-inning win against UCF (5/5) and had two hits in the game, including a double...Had the game-winning hit in the fourth inning in the second game of the doubleheader with UCF (5/5)...Provided the game-winning hit in the 11th inning to beat UAB (4/28) and went 3-for-6 with three RBI and a double...Had a 2-for-3 performance with a home run in the second game of a doubleheader with Austin Peay (4/25)...Went 4-for-6 in the doubleheader...Had the game-winning hit in the fourth inning against Tennessee State and had two hits and two RBI in the game...Set a career high with two stolen bases in the second game of a doubleheader with Alcorn State and knocked in the game-winner on a home run in the first inning (4/12)...Had a career high four assists against Middle Tennessee (4/4)...Went 3-for-5, coming a triple short of the cycle, in game one of a doubleheader with Southern Miss (3/31)...Scored the winning run on a walk-off single against Houston (3/24) in the bottom of the seventh inning...Tied a program record and personal high with two home runs against Lipscomb (3/14) and went 3-for-4 with a season high three runs scored...Had the game-winning RBI on a home run in the sixth inning against UC Riverside (3/4) in a 2-for-3 performance...Scored the winning run in the third against Alabama A&M (2/25)...Knocked in a season high three runs, including the game winner, against Mississippi Valley State (2/23)...Matched her season high with three hits and two doubles against Missouri (2/10) and scored the game-winning run in the second inning...Hit two doubles in the season opener against Centenary (2/9).

    2006 (Freshman): Named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-South Region Second Team as a utility player...Earned All-Conference USA Freshman Team honors...Selected as the Tiger Co-Offensive Player of the Year with Bridgette McNulty...Started in 52 games, spending time at shortstop, right field and pitcher...Played in 20 games at shortstop, nine games at pitcher and 25 games in the outfield...Also made four appearances as the designated player...Hit .303 on the season with five home runs...Tied for the team lead in walks with 25, while ranking second on the team and seventh in C-USA in RBI (38) and eighth in doubles (12)...Second on the team in slugging percentage at .484 and had the second-highest batting average in conference games with a .292 clip...Led the team in triples with two, second in total bases with 78 and third in runs scored with 32, hits with 47 and on base percentage with a .393 average...Had two six-game hitting streak and also a five-game streak...Had 10 multi-hit games...Had a career high seven RBIs and 11 total bases against Grambling State (2/28) and also tied the team single-game home run high of two in the game...Sported a 3-5 record with a 3.20 ERA in the circle and picked up Memphis' first-ever C-USA victory in a game-three win at UAB...Picked up her first win after allowing just one run off three hits with three strikeouts in five innings in the circle against Grambling State (2/12)...Worked the full seven innings in the circle against Notre Dame (2/25), giving up five hits and just two earned runs, while striking out two and walking four...Went 5-for-7 with two doubles, a triple and two home runs to go along with seven runs scored and 10 RBI in a doubleheader with Grambling State (2/28)...Gave up seven hits and struck out three in a complete game victory over UAB (3/12)...Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a double in a 2-4 loss at Belmont (3/15)...Knocked in five RBI in a 4-for-7 performance with two runs scored and a home run in a doubleheader against Grambling State (3/22)...Also earned the win in game one of the twin bill with a six strikeout, three hit performance in five innings... Went 2-for-4 with three RBI, three runs scored and a home run in a 10-2 victory over Austin Peay (3/29)...Scored two runs and hit 2-for-3 with a walk in a 4-0 shutout of Southern Miss (4/8)...Went 2-for-4 with two RBI in a 7-2 victory over Marshall (4/29)...Hit a solo home run against Houston (5/6) in a 5-4 loss.

    Prep: A two-sport athlete at Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, Calif....Played softball for Coach Shannon Saluderez...Helped her team to a Metro League Championship as a pitcher and as a shortstop...Named the CIF Pitcher of the Year and honored as an all-league selection after totaling a 7-1 record her senior season...Became the first freshman in Eastlake history to earn Pitcher of the Year honors...Served as the team captain of the softball squad...Totaled a 42-5 record as a pitcher from 2002-2004 and compiled a .75 ERA...Named first-team All-CIF in 2003...Played against the Dutch National Team in 2002...Also lettered in volleyball as a setter, and was named the Freshman MVP in 2002...Selected as the Junior Varsity Volleyball MVP as a sophomore...Was a senior class representative.

    Club: Played travel ball for the San Diego County Breakers 18U Gold team in 2004...Was a member of the San Diego Thunder 14U team that participated in ASA Nationals in 2004...Has also played for the San Diego Renegades (2002-03) and the San Diego Rebels (1998-2000).

    Personal: Full name is Leila I.K. Dolfo...Daughter of Dayne and Angie Dolfo...Born Jan. 10, 1987 in San Diego, Calif....Had played softball for 10 years previous her arrival in Memphis, and pitched for nine of those 10.

    Career Hitting Statistics

    2006 .303 52-52 155 32 47 12 2 5 38 78 .503 25 0 23 .393 3 5 4-5
    2007 .300 61-61 210 34 63 19 0 11 26 115 .548 23 2 45 .374 0 2 5-7
    2008 .288 55-55 163 36 47 11 1 11 34 93 .571 29 4 30 .402 3 0 3-5
    Total .297 168-168 528 102 157 42 3 27 98 286 .542 77 6 98 .389 6 7 12-17

    Career Pitching Statistics

    2006 3.20 3-5 9 6 3 0/0 0 39.1 38 26 18 26 24 6 0 1 185 .247 3 3
    2007 5.25 0-0 2 1 0 0/0 0 1.1 0 2 1 5 1 0 0 0 10 .000 0 0
    Total 3.27 3-5 11 7 3 0/0 0 40.2 38 28 19 31 25 6 0 1 195 .239 3 3
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