Women's Soccer
Leslie Twehues - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 6


  • height 5-6
  • class Sophomore
  • High school Highlands

Career Statistics

2009 Game-by-Game

The Twehues File

Full Name: Leslie Carol Twehues
Nickname: Tway
Place of Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Parents: Stephen and Julie Twehues
Siblings: Stacie, Ashley and TJ
Club Team/Coach: Ohio Elite Soccer Academy/Doug Bracken
High School Mascot: Bluebird

Q & A

Where did your nickname came from? My last name is too long so my team shortened it to Tway, my sister, Ashley, was also called Tway.
Most interesting thing I did or am doing this summer…Going to Regionals with my club team.
Beckham or Ronaldo? Ronaldo
What was your first paying job? Soccer Village
The first thing I owned that said `Kentucky’ on it was…a cup I got at a game.
The book on my nightstand is…Twilight series.
Something few people know about me is…I have a really bad memory.
Favorite TV show when I was in Junior High…I can’t remember that far back.
My favorite color in the crayon box is…midnight blue.
I chose Kentucky because…it has everything I want and need.
Favorite subject in school is…Foods.
If I was seven feet tall I would…probably be playing basketball instead of soccer.
When I grow up, I want to…try to play in the WPS.
When I was a child, I always wanted to be a…doctor.
If you were stranded on an island what three things would you want most? Soccer ball, phone, music
If I were a race horse, my name would be…Fight `til the end.
My biggest pet peeve is…when I call someone and they don’t answer…then they text me.
Before a game, I have to…hear my parents say play hard and don’t get hurt.
My favorite place on campus is…Arboretum.
Nobody would believe I listen to…my parent’s advice.

Pre-College: A member of the Ohio Elite Soccer Academy club team … Helped lead club team to six Ohio State Cup championships (2003-08) as well as four Midwest Regional championships … Won four US Club Regional championships … Helped lead Ohio Elite to Region II championship in 2005 and a runner-up finish in 2004 and 2006 … 2009 NSCAA All-America … 2009 NSCAA Kentucky Player of the Year … Named Kentucky’s 2009 Miss Soccer … Honoral Mention All-State as a junior … Second Team All-State as a sophomore … Reunites with Highlands alums and current Wildcats Sydney Hiance and Alicia Browning … Sisters Stacie (Emory) and Ashley (Butler) play soccer collegiately

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