|6 Leslie Twehues
The Twehues File
Full Name: Leslie Carol Twehues
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