McLeod dominated Southland Conference play in the circle with a 22-9 overall record and was voted as the league’s Player and Pitcher of the Year, named first-team All-SLC and was the SLC tournament Most Valuable Player to lead the Bearkats to the SLC regular-season and tournament championships … SLC softball Student-Athlete of the Year … she was selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Central Region third team and named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America and All-District VII first teams after graduating in May 2019 with a 4.0 GPA in public health … holds SHSU’s career strikeouts record with 721, the season strikeout record with 265 and single-game strikeout record with 17 against Houston Baptist (4/5) … was named the SLC Pitcher of the Week twice in 2019 and five times in her career … tied the school record with three no-hitters in a single season with a perfect game in an 8-0 victory over UT Martin (3/1) and no-hitters against Northwestern State (3/8) and Incarnate Word (4/26) … recorded double-digit strikeouts in 14 games … only allowed one run in seven innings to earn the victory in the Bearkats’ 2-1 upset of No. 9 Texas in the opening round of the Austin Regional of the NCAA Tournament … owns the school record of 41 consecutive scoreless innings pitched during the Bearkats’ 13-game conference winning streak … broke her school record for most strikeouts in a season (222 in 2018) with 265 … her 22 wins are sixth-best in program history and her 11 shutouts are tied for third … the three-time All-SLC honoree from Austin is second in career no-hitters with three and is second in saves with 11 ... her 59 career wins are fifth all-time and 24 career shutouts are tied for third … holds the school career and season records for one-hitters pitched at nine and five (2019), respectively.
Second Team all-SLC pitcher … SLC Tournament all-tournament team … CoSIDA Academic All-American Division I third-team selection … named SLC Pitcher of the Week on 5/7 … led SLC in strikeouts, setting new SHSU single-season record with 222 … finished third in the SLC in ERA at 2.34 … pitched in 37 games for the Bearkats, starting 30 of them, first in the SLC, and throwing 197.1 innings on the year … finished the year with a record of 15-12 for the team, with those 15 wins placing her sixth in the SLC for that category ... opposing batters hit just .203 against McLeod as she won 15 games … had eight games in which she struck out 10 or more hitters, including 24 combined strikeouts in back-to-back starts on March 9-10 against UIW … reached that 14 strikeout mark twice this season, both a career-high and tied a single-game school record … in addition to being the primary starter, she also picked up two saves, one against A&M Corpus Christi on April 13 and one against Houston Baptist on May 5 … during two double headers against those teams, she threw a complete game and then got the save in the next game … finished the season with 21 complete games in her 30 starts … had her first complete game of the year on February 25 against UT Arlington, allowing two hits and striking out 11 hitters ... had a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts against Houston Baptist on May 5 … did not allow an earned run in 13 of games, allowed one or less in 19 of her pitching performances …
All-Southland Conference Honorable Mention … CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 selection … two-time Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week … ranked second in the SLC with a .206 opponent's batting average … finished season 12-8 with a 3.27 ERA and 110 strikeouts in 124.1 innings pitched … also had three saves … became first Bearkat to lead team in strikeouts and wins in consecutive seasons since the 2011 and 2012 campaigns … made 33 appearances, including 17 starts … earned first win of the season on Opening Day against Prairie View (2/10), throwing 5.2 shutout innings with eight strikeouts … allowed just one run and four hits in 6.0 innings in a win over Northern Iowa (2/25) … picked up two-inning save at Incarnate Word (3/10) … followed the save up with a win in the doubleheader nightcap, throwing 5.0 shutout frames with five strikeouts … tied career-high with 11 strikeouts in a complete-game win over Central Arkansas (3/24) on her way to earning SLC Pitcher of the Week for the first time … earned third save of the year with a shutout inning against Stephen F. Austin (3/31) … picked up her seventh win of the year with 11-strikeout day in a shutout of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/14) … came back the next day to retire all 15 batters she faced in 5.0 innings of relief against the Islanders, striking out eight more … those efforts against the Islanders earned her another SLC Pitcher of the Week honor for a series that saw her strike out 19 hitters without a walk in 12.0 innings in the circle … picked up two wins in regular-season finale series at Houston Baptist … the second win came in the final game of the series where she retired all 12 hitters she faced in 4.0 innings of relief with five strikeouts.
Finished first in SLC in games finished (18), first in games in relief (21), second in strikeouts per game (6.66) … was also third in appearances (37), fifth in strikeouts (124), ninth in hits allowed per game (6.82) and 10th in opponent's batting average (.252) … Led the team as a freshman in strikeouts, ERA (4.19), innings pitched (130.1), wins (10), and opposing batting average ... Struck out 10 batters in 3.2 innings of action in the second game of the Prairie View A&M doubleheader … Struck out nine batters in 7 innings of scoreless action against Central Michigan … Struck out 11 batters and allowed no runs in 5 innings against Texas Southern … Struck out 9 batters with just one run allowed in a complete-game win in the series finale against SFA
Westlake High School
All-CenTex and All-District pitcher and outfielder for coach Haley Gaddis who helped lead West Lake to four consecutive district championships ... hit .403 with 23 RBIs and produced 1.39 earned run average and 19-3 record in the circle as senior ... three-time district "Pitcher of the Year" ... played for Houston Power softball club
Born January 16, 1997 ... parents are Gary and Traci McLeod