3 Rae Lekness
Rae  Lekness

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta

High School:
National Sport School

Height:
5-11

Position:
2M

Experience:
3V


04/27/2017

University Honors Convocation Includes Record-Setting 62 Student-Athletes

For the third year in a row, a record-number of student-athletes are being honored for superior academic performance.

04/27/2017

University Honors Convocation Includes Record-Setting 62 Student-Athletes

For the third year in a row, a record-number of student-athletes are being honored for superior academic performance.

04/27/2017

University Honors Convocation Includes Record-Setting 62 Student-Athletes

For the third year in a row, a record-number of student-athletes are being honored for superior academic performance.

06/02/2016

Rae Lekness Named Second Team Women's Water Polo All-American

The senior caps her career with her first All-America honor.

05/24/2016

Nine Spartans On MPSF Women's Water Polo All-Academic Team

Rae Lekness, Brittany Krappe, Donia Momen and Cara Robinson earn the honor again.

05/11/2016

2016 San Jose State Women's Water Polo Awards Banquet

The Spartans finished with an 18-15 win-loss record and celebrated its season's accomplishments.

08/12/2014

2014 Team Summer European Trip

The Spartans trained in Spain and Hungary during the summer of 2014.

AT SAN JOSE STATE: In her fourth season with the Spartans... Plays mainly in the 2-meter role... Sixth on the San Jose State career scoring list with 196 goals heading into the 2015 season... Top-five scorer in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) in each of her first three seasons... First Spartan in school history to rank in the MPSF's top-five in scoring three consecutive seasons... One of five players in school history to score 70 or more goals in a season with her 76 in 2014... 52 career matches scoring two or more goals... Once held a share of the school individual record of eight goals in a match... Her 54 goals in 2013 are the fourth highest goal-scoring total by a San Jose State freshman... Named to the 2013 and 2015 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic team... Two-time MPSF honorable mention all-conference selection... A 2014 and 2015 MPSF All-Academic team honoree.

2015: Second on the team and fourth in the MPSF in goals scored with 66... Fifth in the conference in scoring per match at 2.13...  Had 17 multi-goal contests... Was the team's leading scorer or shared team high honors eight times... Spartans were 6-2 when she led or shared the team lead in goals scored... Single-match season high six goals in the Cal Baptist win at the UC Santa Barbara Winter Invite (1/23)... Pounded the goal five times in wins over Sonoma State (1/16) in the LouStrong Memorial and #20-Loyola Marymount (2/22) in the UC Irvine Invitational.

2014:
MPSF honorable mention choice for the second season in a row... Fourth in the conference in scoring at 2.30 goals per match and second in total goals scored with 76... Second on the Spartans in goals scored... Scored at least one goal in 29 of 33 matches... Had 21 multi-goal contests... Was the team's leading scorer or shared team high honors 10 times... Spartans were 8-2 when she led or shared the team lead in goals scored... Recorded the MPSF single-match individual high of 2014 with eight scores in the 11-8 win over Pacific (2/22) in the UC Irvine Invitational... Popped for seven goals against CSU Bakersfield (1/18) in a 20-9 non-conference triumph at the Bruin Invitational... Six goals in a 9-8 victory over #17-UC Santa Barbara (1/24) in the UCSB Winter Invitational.

2013:
Named to the MPSF All-Newcomer team and was a MPSF honorable mention all-conference selection.... Named MPSF Newcomer of the Week twice for weeks ending January 20 and April 20... Led the Spartans and tied for fourth in the MPSF in goals scored per game (2.25)... Had a pair of six-goal outbursts in the 9-6 win over #11-Michigan in the Michigan Kick-Off (1/20) and CSU Bakersfield (4/20)... Singlehandedly outscored #10-Michigan with five goals in a 9-4 victory (1/26) in the San Jose State home opener... Scored in 22 of 24 matches... 14 multi-goal scoring contests... Named the Spartans Top Newcomer at the team's annual post-season awards banquet.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended the National Sport School in Calgary, Alberta.

RAE:
A kinesiology major... Wants to become a physiotherapist... Has three years of international competition representing her home dominion of Canada... Scored six goals for the Canadian National Team that won the consolation championship of the 10th FINA World Women's Junior Water Polo Championships in Volos, Greece... Represented Canada at the 2013 World University Games... Played for the 2012 Canadian National 18-and-under team in Hungary and the World Youth Championships in Perth, Australia... Helped her country to a fourth-place finish at the Olympic Hopes tournament in Dunaujavaros, Hungary... Had three two-goal games in that tournament... Tied for seventh in scoring with 18 goals in five matches at the World Youth Championships... Finished the World Youth Championships with five goals against Australia and six in a match with New Zealand... Enjoys watching hockey... The Calgary, Alberta native was born on April 12, 1994.


Scoring Goals
2013...FR 54
2014...SO 76
2015...JR 66
Career 196