21 Candice Leatherwood
21 Candice Leatherwood
Height: 5-7
Year: R-Sophomore
Hometown: Detroit, MI
High School: Farmington Hills Mercy/Liberty
Position: Guard

#21 Candice Leatherwood

Season Stats: 2016-17 (DNP-Transfer)


Before SHU:

  • Appeared in all 61 games for Liberty during her freshman and sophomore seasons, making the first 12 starts of her career as a sophomore
  • Made her collegiate debut on Nov. 12, 2014 against Charlotte, totalling two points and a rebound in three minutes off the bench, and her first collegiate start at point guard against Charlston Southern on Dec. 5, 2015, playing 34 minutes and tallying seven points and five boards
  • Set career highs for points (11) and rebounds (7), while tying her career high of two steals Feb. 20, 2016 against Coastal Carolina
  • Played a Liberty program-record 49 of 50 possible minutes during the Big South Championship title game against UNC-Ashville on March 13, 2016, finishing with nine points, a career-high seven assists, four rebounds and only two turnovers

High School:

  • Helped Farmington Hills Mercy go 77-20 in four seasons
  • In 2014, Farmington Hills Mercy won a school-record 25 games and advanced to the Detroit Class A state semifinal game.
  • Her squad captured Catholic League (CHSL) titles in 2011 and 2014.
  • Scored over 1,000 career points
  • As a senior, was an MLive Detroit Area Dream Team selection and a special mention AP Class A all-state honoree
  • All-Catholic team member as a sophomore, junior and senior