1  Leandra Hines
Leandra Hines


McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Union Grove HS






  • Golden Panther Invitational All-Tournament Team (2006)
  • Three-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Three-time Tiger 3.0 Club
  • Career Highlights: Ranks first all-time in Memphis history in games played (169), games started (168), sacrifice hits (39) and stolen bases (43)...Second all-time in hit by pitch (9)...Third all-time in stolen base percentage (.843), at bats (446), runs scored (66), hits (113) and triples (2)...Her seven hit by pitch and 20 sacrifice hits in 2007 are school season records...The 20 sac hits also ranks sixth all-time in C-USA history...Her 13 sac hits and 17 stolen bases in 2008 rank second in Memphis history...Has 22 career multiple-hit game...Has one career game-winning RBI and eight game-winning runs scored.

    Academic Highlights: Made the 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll awarded to student-athletes who carry a 3.0 GPA or higher for the school year...A member of the fall 2005, fall 2006 and fall 2007 Tiger 3.0 Club given to the Memphis student-athletes who have at least a 3.0 GPA for the semester...Majoring in exercise and sport science while at Memphis.

    2008 (Junior): Started 54 of the team's 55 games in left field...Had a career long six-game hitting streak in February...Finished second in the conference in sac bunts and tied for fifth in stolen bases...Had six multiple hit games, including three three-hit performances...Scored three game-winning runs...One of only three players to triple in the season...Led the team in sac bunts (13) and stolen bases (17)...Third on the team in hits (38), total plate appearances (176) and at bats (154)...Fourth in fielding percentage (.982), and fifth in runs scored (21)...Her 13 sac hits and 17 stolen bases rank second in Memphis history...Made two outfield assists...Hit .450 against left handed pitchers...Three of her four RBI came with two-outs...Had a .446 success percentage in advancing runners...Stole two bases against Providence (3/14) and Tennessee State (4/2)...Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against Illinois (2/8)...Scored the winning run against Florida Gulf Coast in extra innings (2/9)...Hit .385 in the Kajikawa Classic (2/16-17) and had two runs scored, two stolen bases and a RBI...Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base against Texas Tech (2/16)...Scored the game-winner against Southeast Missouri (2/23)...Matched a career high with three hits and three runs scored against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/24)...Scored the game-winning run against North Texas (3/1) and had an RBI...Hit her first career double against North Texas (3/2)...Hit her second career triple and scored two runs in a doubleheader with Marshall (3/1)...Went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Vermont (3/16)...Hit in all three-games against UAB (3/21-22) and finished 5-for-8 with a run, two stolen bases and a sac...Matched a career high with a 3-for-4 performance in the final game against UAB (3/22)...Had a career high six putouts against UTEP (4/6)...Went 4-for-9 in a doubleheader against East Carolina (4/26) and had three runs scored...Went 1-for-3 with a run, a stolen base and a sac against UAB (5/8) in the C-USA Championship Tournament.

    2007 (Sophomore): One of four players to start all 61 games and did it all in left field...Hit .324 against left handed pitchers and had a team best .328 batting average with runners on base...Reached base 39 percent of the time when leading off an inning...Batted .306 with runners in scoring position...Had a 56 percent success rate for advancing runners...Had a five-game hitting streak during the season...Had nine multi-hit games...Scored four game-winning runs and had six multi-run games...Had four outfield assists...Hit by pitch a school record seven times and the eighth most in 2007 in Conference USA...Had a school record 20 sacrifice hits, 11 more than anybody else on the team, and the mark ranks sixth all-time in C-USA...Ranked third in C-USA and 22nd nationally in sac hits...Led the team with 10 stolen bases...Reached base on errors 15 times...Tied the team season high with two sac hits against Southeast Missouri (4/24)...Scored the winning run and had an RBI against East Carolina (4/14)...Scored the game-winning run in the third inning against Southern Miss (3/31)...Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in a doubleheader against UT Martin (3/28)...Went 2-for-3 with a run scored against UTEP (3/17)...Scored two runs, including the game winner, and went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Belmont (2/27)...Went 2-for-2 against Jacksonville (2/16)...Scored two runs, including the game winner, and had two hits against Missouri (2/11)...Hit one of the Tigers' two triples on the season against Missouri (2/10).

    2006 (Freshman): Started 53 of 54 games played...Played 53 games in the outfield and entered one as a pinch hitter...Fifth on the team in batting with a .276 average and scored 20 runs...Second on the team in stolen bases with 16 out of 19 attempts...Tied for eighth in Conference USA in stolen bases...Stole a team season high three bases against Grambling State (2/11)...Had a four-game hitting streak late in the season...Had a 3-for-3 effort and crossed the plate three times and had three stolen bases in the season opener against Grambling State (2/11)...Hit in an RBI in a 9-3 win over St. John's (2/24)...Went 4-for-6 with four singles against Notre Dame and Buffalo (2/25)...Named to the Golden Panther Invitational All-Tournament Team after a four-game stretch going 5-11 with a run, a walk and a RBI to end with a .455 average...Had a 2-for-2 performance with two runs scored in a 22-0 victory over Grambling State (2/28)...Had two hits and a run scored in the second game of a twin bill with Belmont (3/15)...Scored two runs and went 1-for-2 in a 11-6 win over UTEP (3/18)...Scored three runs and had two hits in a double header with Grambling State (3/22)...Went 2-for-3 in the final game of the season against Houston (5/7).

    Prep: Played basketball, softball and ran track at Union Grove High School in Georgia...Her softball team finished third in the state in 2003 and she was a first-team all-county pick as a junior and senior, and an all-state player as a senior...Hit .341 as a junior with a .413 on-base percentage and a school-record 40 stolen bases...Played softball under Brian DeBerry...Also a member of the band, the Multi-Culture Club, the BETA Club and the National Honor Society...Named the Union Grove Offensive Player of the Year and the 2004 Southern Crescent Player of the Year as a junior and senior...Advanced to the state tournament three-straight years...Squad placed third in 2004 and fifth in 2005...Lettered four years in softball and track, and two years in basketball.

    Club: Her parents coached her travel softball club, the OLA Jammers...Played travel softball starting in 1997 with the OLA Jammers...Her 10U team won an NSA World Series Championship and in 2001, she was selected as the USSSA 14U Player of the Year...Her 2002 Jammers team won the USSSA 16U state championship and finished as the USFA 16UA World Series Runners-up.

    Personal: Full name is Leandra Shonte' Hines...Daughter of Robert and Sandra Hines...Born Jan. 21, 1987 in Atlanta, Ga.

    Career Hitting Statistics

    2006 .276 54-53 127 20 35 0 0 0 1 35 .276 6 1 37 .313 0 6 16-19
    2007 .242 61-61 165 25 40 0 1 0 2 42 .255 13 7 21 .324 0 20 10-13
    2008 .247 54-54 154 21 38 2 1 0 4 42 .273 8 1 24 .288 0 13 17-19
    Total .253 169-168 446 66 113 2 2 0 7 119 .267 27 9 82 .309 0 39 43-51
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