3 Jay Leach
    Jay Leach

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Altamont, N.Y.

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 220

    Position:
    Defender

    Birthdate:
    09/02/1979

    Last Team:
    Capital District Selects (USMHL)


    06/19/2013

    Former Friars In The AHL

    Matt Taormina '09 and the Syracuse Crunch Made it to the Calder Cup Finals.


    1999-00
    Played in a career-high 37 games
    Recipient of the Friar Award as the team's top defenseman
    Named to All-Tournament Team at RPI Tournament
    Posted one goal and nine assists
    Recorded two assists in a 6-6 tie with Maine (3/3)
    Added an insurance goal in 2-0 win versus Dartmouth (12/10)
    Earned HOCKEY EAST Academic All-Star honors

    1998-99
    Played in 33 games
    Tallied first collegiate goal versus Northeastern on 3/7
    Notched eight assists

    1997-98
    Played in 32 games
    Registered eight assists
    Played for the U.S. World Junior Team

    BEFORE PROVIDENCE
    Played for the Capital District Selects
    Tallied 230 points (30 goals, 200 assists) in 240 games for the Selects
    Helped team record a 45-9-5 record in 1996-97
    Member of the U.S. Select 16 and 17 teams (1995 and 1996)
    Graduated from Albany Academy (1996)
    Drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes - 1998 Entry Draft, 5th Round, 115th choice

    PERSONAL
    NAME: Jay C. Leach
    BIRTHDATE: September 2, 1979
    FAMILY: Son of Chris and Ellen Leach; has one brother, Andrew, and one sister, Allison. Father, Chris, played hockey at St. Lawrence (1974).
    MAJOR: Management
    HOBBIES: Reading, music, golf, basketball and sailing

    YEAR	GP	G	A	PTS	PEN-MIN	PPG	SHG	GWG
    1997-98	32	0	8	8	11-33	0	0	0
    HE	23	0	6	6	8-27	0	0	0
    1998-99	33	1	8	9	21-42	0	0	0
    HE	21	1	3	4	12-24	0	0	0
    1999-00	37	1	9	10	37-101	0	0	0
    HE	23	0	5	5	28-83	0	0	0
    TOTALS	102	2	25	27	69-176	0	0	0
    HE	67	1	14	15	48-134	0	0	0