Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Jenae Leles
Jenae Leles


Fair Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Rio Americano


Third Base




2008: Started 58 games at third base, with two at shortstop ... First team All-Pac-10, along with a second team All-Pacific Region commendation ... WCWS: Hitless in two credited at-bats, although reached base against UCLA on two walks, including her team-leading third IBB, and against Alabama with a bean ball ... Tucson Super Regional: Hit .500 (5-for-10) including five RBI and three home runs. In Game 1, her RBI single tied the game in the first, and her homer in the sixth gave UA the insurmountable lead in an eventual 3-1 win ... Hit two home runs in the clinching Game 3; a first-inning bomb that landed on top of the 40-foot-tall Gittings Auditorium in right centerfield and a sixth-inning blast off the batter's eye in dead center ... Hempstead, N.Y. Regional: Batted .286 (2-for-7) with an RBI in each game, two on sacrifice flies. Also tallied eight assists on the defensive side ... Led the team in home runs with 17, the most since Lovieanne Jung hit 16 in 2002 ... Had a career-best seven-game hitting streak through the early-season tournaments ... Blasted two home runs for four RBI against La Salle on March 7 ... Nailed three hits against Stanford on May 10 ... Drew a career-high three walks against Cal on March 30 ... Tallied five at-bats on three separate occasions, matching a career high ... Stole six bases during the season, and has yet to be caught in her career ... Dramatically increased her slugging percentage from previous years to a team-leading .757, and her on-base percentage to .479 ... For the second year in a row, tallied more walks that strikeouts ... Tied for the team lead with 49 RBI ...Comes into 2009 needing seven home runs to crack the top-10 career list, and currently sits ninth on the career assists list ... Took 15 bruises for the team, the most HBP in the Pac-10.

2007: All-WCWS selection ... Ranked third on the team with 12 doubles and 45 RBI ... Her 10 home runs were a career high ... Had 64 starts and third base and one as designated player ... Committed just five errors in 176 chances in the field (.972 fielding pct.) after committing 10 in 150 chances (.933 fielding pct.) in 2006 ... WCWS: Batted .381 (8-for-21) with team-high six RBI ... Recorded hits in six of UA's eight games ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and four RBI in UA's second victory over Washington to clinch Championship Series berth ... Had two-run, game-winning single to break up scoreless tie in the fifth inning of Game 3 vs. Tennessee ... Tucson Super Regional: Went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and a two-run homer in Game 1 ... Tucson Regional: Exploded in Game 1 for her second career multi-homer game (2-for-3, 4 RBI) ... Led team with .444 (4-for-9) average, two home runs and five RBI ... Walked 33 times - second on the team - and joined Kristie Fox as the only other Wildcat to have more bases on balls than strikeouts ... Had eight game-winning RBI, including GW hits in wins over Texas A&M on Feb 23, a walk-off homer against Missouri on March 5, a victory over Michigan on March 17 and the championship game vs. Tennessee ... Only homer of Pac-10 play was a game-winner and came near her hometown - at Cal - on April 27 ... Opened the year with a 3-for-3, two-double performance in UA's 12-3, season-opening win against Ohio State ... Second on team with 15 multi-RBI games, including a four-RBI contest against Howard on May 18 ... Also had 11 multi-hit games and a six-game hitting streak (Feb. 16-Feb. 23) ... 23 of her 45 RBI came with two outs.

2006: Started all 65 games at third base ... Nine HBPs are most for any Arizona player since 2002 ... WCWS: Only hit of WCWS proved to be the game-winner that sent UA to the Championship Series. The base knock came in the form of a two-out, two-RBI single up the middle in the first inning versus Tennessee ... Tucson Super Regional: Went 5-for-10 with four RBI ... Broke out of a 5-for-50 slump with three RBI singles in UA's 5-0, Game 1 victory over LSU ... Tucson Regional: Only hit of the weekend was a double ... Was hit by a pair of pitches ... Six of her seven Pac-10 hits went for extra bases, including four doubles and two home runs ... Had seven multi-RBI games, including a career-high five RBI day in UA's March 3 win over Long Beach State ...Went 3-for-4 with two runs and a double against regional opponent Ohio State in UA's 5-1, Feb. 25 win ... Two home runs against Long Beach State on March 3 were the first occurrence for any Arizona player since Kristie Fox did it on March 13, 2005 versus N.C. State ... Hit two-run homer that marked Arizona's only runs for the first 12 innings of the April 22, 13-inning victory at California.

High School: Rio Americano High School, Sacramento, Calif., 2005 ... Named to all-league first team all four years ... Three-time league MVP ... All-state first team in 2005 ... Member optimist team senior year ... Named to all-area metro first team sophomore through senior years ... Honored as Robert Puglia Player of the Year as a senior ... Captained team sophomore through senior years.

Personal: Academic major is family studies ... Daughter of John and Diana Leles ... Father is a real estate broker, mother is a real estate agent ... Father is a UA graduate, played on men's tennis team before competing in American and European pro circuits ... Sister Natalie was an All-American tennis player at Long Beach State ... Has a niece, Tayler and a nephew, Ryan ... Brother Jeffrey attends University of San Francisco, where he plays soccer ... Enjoys watching movies, attending concerts and shopping for clothes ... Born Amelia Jenae Leles on Jan. 28, 1987 in Sacramento, Calif.