Leslie Lyness

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Leslie Lyness
Medal record
Women's Field Hockey
Representing the  United States
Champions Trophy
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Mar del Plata Team Competition

Leslie Lyness (born August 7, 1968 in Paoli, Pennsylvania) is a former field hockey midfielder from the United States, who was a member of the US women's team that finished fifth at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Her first selection came in 1990. She won a bronze medal at the 1995 Pan American Games.[1]


In 1990, while at North Carolina, Lyness won the Honda Award (now the Honda Sports Award) as the nation's best field hockey player.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Olderr, S. (2015). The Pan American Games / Los Juegos Panamericanos: A Statistical History, 1951-1999, bilingual edition / Una Historia Estadistica, 1951-1999, edicion bilingue (in Spanish). McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers. ISBN 978-1-4766-0468-8. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  2. ^ "Leslie Lyness". faculty.elmira.edu. Retrieved 2020-03-29.
  3. ^ "Matson Picked For Honda Award". University of North Carolina Athletics. Retrieved 2020-03-29.
  4. ^ "Field Hockey". CWSA. Retrieved 2020-03-29.

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