2 Dari Alcantara
2 Dari Alcantara
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Tampa Catholic HS
Position: D
Major: Business Administration

AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Named All-Sunshine State Conference Second Team…She played and started in each of the Lions 15 contests…The defender totaled 17 shots, nine of which were on goal…She tallied her only goal of the season against Eckerd College (9/19/09)…She recorded her one assist against non conference opponent Clearwater Christian (9/25/09)...She accumulated 1313 minutes of action and had three points while helping anchor a defense that surrendered 1.58 points per game and assisted on four shutouts. 

Alcantara played in 15 contests last season for the Lions making seven starts…She scored three goals, totaled six points and played in 767 minutes…She had a career day against Georgia Southwestern (9/12/08), as the defender scored a pair of goals (first multiple-goal game of career) and tied her career high of four points in the same contest…Alcantara also helped anchor a defense that allowed only 18 goals, 208 shots and held opponents to a 0.87 shooting percentage.

Finished tied for the team lead with seven goals, and added two assists in 19 appearances as a freshman...Scored her first career goal against Montevallo (9/7/07)...Had a career-high four points with a goal and two assists against Georgia Southwestern (9/30/07)...Also scored the game-winning goal against Georgia Southwestern as well as the game-winning strike against SSC foe Lynn University (10/13/07).

Named forward of the year in her sophomore, junior and senior years at Tampa Catholic High School where she played for coach Mike Krumbholz...Led the county in scoring as a junior and was an All-County selection in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Named the MVP of the All-Star Game in her senior year.

Born June 3 in Salem, Mass...Biology major...Chose Saint Leo because she immediately fell in love with the members of the women's soccer program...Lists going to the beach and traveling as her hobbies...Believes her speed and ability to read the game are her best assets to the team...Daughter of Juan Ledesma and Carmen Brache...Has one brother, John, and one sister, Ysamarie.