|Title:||Class of 2006|
Tim Leonard '01 had a fine career for the Worcester State baseball team both on and off the field. On the diamond, Leonard set numerous Worcester State records over 10 statistical categories while being a member of teams that reached the ECAC tournament all four years.
A four-year starter at shortstop, Leonard was captain of the squad his senior season. His .449 batting average in 1998 ranks 13th on the Lancer all-time single season list and his .381 career average is 14th. Leonard was a 2-time All-MASCAC selection and an ECAC honorable mention selection in 2001. Leonard's 198 career hits is second on the all-time list for the Lancers. Among his accomplishments, he is ranked first in career assists (358), career doubles (61), career runs scored (200), stolen bases in a game, season and career with 5, 23 and 85, respectively.
Academically, he was a regional Academic All-American winner and along with being chosen as the Worcester State top male student-athlete in 2001, he was honored with the prestigious Howard C. Smith Award by the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference for the top student-athlete in all sports for the 2000-2001 academic year.
It is with great pleasure that we induct Tim Leonard into the Worcester State College athletic Hall of Fame.