Leah Purvis
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Leah  Purvis
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
The Buckley School

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard

2016-17 | Game-by-Game
Appeared in all 32 games, starting in 21 of them ... was second on the team with 8.3 points per game, also tallying 1.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists, good for third on the team ... played an average of 25.9 minutes per game, also third-most on the team ... was a key figure in the RedHawks 3-point attack, finishing second on the team with 46 made triples ... matched a career-high with 23 points against Ohio (Jan. 28) ... also had a 22 point output powered by five three-pointers in the regular season finale, a win over Bowling Green (March 4) ... finished with nine double-digit scoring performances ... dished out four assists in games against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 11) and Akron (Feb. 22).

2015-16 | Game-by-Game

Started all 30 games at point guard during freshman season ... was second on RedHawks averaging 10.7 points in 28.7 minutes per game ... led Miami with 62 assists on season ... also led `Hawks with 34 steals and 322 total points scored ... led team with 49 three-pointer made ... in career debut, she scored 15 points and hit four 3-pointers against Northern Kentucky (Nov. 13) ... scored 17 points and played season-high 46 minutes in double-overtime win over Evansville (Nov. 16) ... finished with 19 points in win over Austin Peay (Nov. 19) ... had season-high 23 points in overtime contest against Eastern Kentucky (Nov. 24) ... contributed 18 points, including four 3-point baskets against Toledo (Jan. 13) ... finished with 18 points at Central Michigan (Jan. 30) ... scored 19 points and drained another four 3-pointers at Akron (Feb. 6) ... finished with 14 points at Northern Illinois (Feb. 10) ... led Miami with 18 points in MAC First Round game at Akron (March 7) ... led RedHawks with 16 double-digit scoring efforts on season.

High School
Four-year letterwinner at the Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California ... primarily a point guard for the Griffins ... averaged 24.6 points, 9.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and four steals per game as a season ... is the Buckley School's all-time leading scorer ... named First Team All-CIF Southern Section in 2013, 2014 and 2015 ... played for the Cal Sparks Gold club team where she helped them to the AAU Nike National Runner-up position in 2013.

Personal
Daughter of Faye Tash and Anthony Purvis ... has June birthday ... majoring in psychology.

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