22 Grant Leiendecker
22 Grant Leiendecker
Birth Date: 06/27/1987
Height: 6-3
Weight: 178
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fort Wayne, Ind.
High School: Homestead
Position: G
Seasons at Butler: First Year

2008-09: Saw action in 26 games for the Bulldogs...Recorded a career-high 12 points and a career-best two rebounds in a career-high 16 minutes to help Butler secure a win over Milwaukee at Hinkle Fieldhouse...Scored 18 points in only 13 minutes against Oakland City...Had a career-high three assists to go along with six points on two three pointers against Ball State...Added four points in nine minutes to help the Bulldogs over Evansville...Had two points, one assist and his first career steal in Butler's win over Youngstown State...Posted first career blocked shot and rebound against Bradley...Hit two three pointers against Florida Gulf Coast.

2007-08: Played three minutes in Butler's victories over Indiana State and Evansville...Played two minutes against Bradley...Scored first career points with a field goal against Milwaukee at Hinkle Fieldhouse...Played four minutes in Butler's win at home over Youngstown State...Had one assist in a career-high seven minutes in Butler's home victory over Detroit...Saw brief action in Butler's NCAA Tournament win over South Alabama.

2006-07: Sat out initial season as a redshirt.

High School: All-State guard at Fort Wayne Homestead High School...member of the Indiana All-Star Team for the 2006 Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Series...ranked as one of the top 15 seniors by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association in 2005-06...tabbed first team on the 2005-06 Hoosier Basketball Magazine Boys All-State Team...named first team all-conference for a school-record three consecutive years...earned Academic All-State recognition...team captain as a senior...leading scorer in the Northeast Hoosier Conference in 2005-06...averaged 19.9 points and 6.1 rebounds as a senior...averaged 18.1 points as a junior and 15.0 points as a sophomore...scored 1,145 career points...set a school career record for three-point field goal shooting (.476 - 165 of 347)...shot 77% from the free throw line during his career...posted a career-high 40 points against Wayne High School in 2005-06; the third-highest single game total in school history...hit a career-best seven three-point field goals against Wayne...scored 31 points against Huntington North and 30 points against Fort Wayne Elmhurst as a senior...honorable mention All-State performer as a junior...named to the 2005 Indiana Junior All-Star Team...helped lead Homestead to a 40-25 record over three seasons, including a 15-7 mark in 2005-06...four-year basketball varsity letterwinner...two-year letterwinner on high school soccer team...High School Coach: Chris Johnson.