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LeiLanni Nesbeth

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LeiLanni Nesbeth - Soccer - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated June 2021)
position
Forward/Midfielder
height
5'4"
year
Junior
hometown
St. David's, Bermuda
high school
Bedes Senior School (UK)

2021 HIGHLIGHTS:

* Scored first goal of the season during a 4-0 win at FGCU (9/9).
* Recorded two assists from the corner arc during a 4-1 win against Boston College at home (9/18).
* Tallied an assist during the Seminoles’ 4-1 win against Miami (10/10).

2020 HIGHLIGHTS:

* Started in all 16 games for the Seminoles during the 2020-21 season, recording 595 minutes.
* Finished tied for the team lead in goals with five. Also recorded three assists.
* Score her second career goal and the game’s only goal against Louisville (Sept. 20) in the 60th minute, leading Florida State to a 1-0 win in their second game of the season.
* Earned her second game-winning goal of the season against Wake Forest (10/4) when she scored her second goal of the season in the sixth minute in FSU’s 4-0 win over the Demon Deacons.
* Put the Noles up 1-0 against Pitt (10/15) with her third goal of the season coming off of a rocket from 25 yards out into the bottom left corner of the net.
* Grabbed her fourth goal of the season in the Seminoles 4-3 win over No. 11 Virginia (10/18).
* Had an impressive showing in the ACC Tournament, finishing with one goal and three assists in three games, helping lead the Seminoles to their seventh ACC Championship in program history.
* Recorded and assist in FSU’s 4-0 win over No. 6 Duke in the ACC Tournament semifinal (11/13).
* Was a part of all three goals for Florida State in their 3-2 win over No. 1 North Carolina in the ACC Championship (11/15). She had one goal and two assists.

2019 HIGHLIGHTS:

* Played in 12 games as a freshman.
* Recorded a season-high 55 minutes against Samford.
* Registered a goal and an assist on the season.
* Her first career goal came as a game-winner against Virginia Tech (10/10) in overtime.
* First career point came against Boston College (9/19) in Florida State’s 5-4 win in the ACC opener.

Before FSU:

*Defensive MVP in Basketball for Bermuda in 2014
*Denton Hurdle Memorial Winner for football and cricket in 2015
*National Sport Award for Cricket in 2016
*Leading goal scorer in U17 Concacaf tournament in 2018 for Bermuda
*Received first England ISFA national cap vs Scotland in 2018
*Brighton and Hove Albion Ladies First Team Debut in 2018
*Bermuda 2018 Junior Female Athlete of the year for football
*Top scorer in the 2017 CONCACAF Caribbean qualifiers with 12 goals.

Personal:

*Daughter of Gauntlet Nesbeth and Latonya Garcia
*Played Cricket and Basketball
*Majoring in Sport Management and plans on playing professionally after college and then become a PE teacher.