16 Ryan Leslie
16 - Ryan Leslie
Height: 5-11
Weight: 162
Year: SR
Hometown: Owings, Md.
High School: Forestville Bishop McNamara
Position: F
Major: Ciminal Justice
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because of soccer and a prominent criminal justice program."
  • Selected VWC over the United States Coast Guard Academy, Villanova University, Guilford College, and Cabrini College

VWC Career Statistics


Season Highlights


  • TBA

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Clarke Presidential Scholarship recipient
  • Two-time Dean's List honoree

Prep Accolades

  • Helped Bishop McNamara to a 15-4-2 record as a senior
  • Scored three goals and 15 assists in 21 starts as a senior
  • Most assists as a senior
  • All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference honoree
  • Cum Laude Student-Athlete Award winner
  • Peer Minister Of the Year Award recipient as a senior


  • Son of Theresa and Carlton Leslie; mom attended the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and dad attended American University
  • Born in Prince Frederick, Md.
  • Has an older sister, Jamie, a student at the University of Maryland, and a young brother, Bryce
  • Enjoys alternative music, reggae and hip hop, and spending vacation time in Tahiti
  • A fan of Swedish soccer start Ibrahimovic (Zlatan), pro soccer's Arsenal team, and actor Orlando Bloom
  • Favorites include mystery books, the movies "Saving Private Ryan" and "The Patriot," and the TV series "The Real World," "Sports Center," and ESPN 1 and 2
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "fun, motivational, athletic, smart, funny"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "having the ability to continue to pursue a future with my favorite sport and play competitively yearly with others who share a desire to play soccer."
  • The part of my game I've most improved is: "possessing the soccer ball and finding options to continue to progress the play."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to graduate from VWC with a 3.0 GPA in my field of study while playing soccer intercollegiately."
  • If I could spend the day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Charlie Sheen, because he is one interesting person."
  • If I could participate in a reality show it would be: "The Real World, so I could travel to a different place in the world and live with other peers and have a good time."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I'm hopefully working for Homeland Security, doing a job I love, with a loving and caring family."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I am very shy, but usually do not show it."
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "the ability to fly, so I could go anywhere in the world at any time."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "karma: what goes around comes around"