Before Nebraska (Idaho State)
Kate Leachman spent her first season of college soccer at Idaho State, playing under Coach Allison Gibson. Leachman started 13 of her 17 appearances in 2017 and logged 1,019 minutes. A Big Sky All-Academic selection, Leachman scored one goal and tallied two assists, tied for the most on the team in 2017.
Leachman played high school soccer at Douglas County in Castle Rock, Colo., under Coach Shailer Thomas. The team made three playoff appearances in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Leachman garnered first-team all-conference accolades in 2017 after making the second team in 2015 and received honorable-mention recognition in 2014 and 2016. A four-time academic all-conference selection, Leachman was named player of the game four times during her senior season in 2017. An AP Scholar and National Honor Society member, Leachman also competed for the track team at Douglas County. She was a part of the school-record setting 4x100 relay team and made three state championship appearances.
Leachman played club soccer for Colorado Storm ECNL under Coach Dave Kunitz.
Kate is the daughter of Al and Shelley Leachman, and was born on Nov. 17, 1998. She has two sisters, Kara and Kelli, and one brother, Marc.
Leachman on Nebraska
“I wanted to be a part of a University that had pride in their school and would also push me to become a better athlete, student and person.”