- U.S. National Team: WNT
- Position: Midfielder
- Date Of Birth: May 27, 1983
- Height: 5-8
- Hometown: Brookfield, Wis.
- Club: Boston Breakers
Earned her first nine caps for the USA in 2004, starting six matches … A member of the U.S. team that won the 2002 FIFA Under-19 Women’s World Championship … 2009: Played in just one match for the USA, against Canada in Charleston, S.C., as she regained her form in the WPS after coming back from a serious knee injury … 2008: Played in eight matches, starting three, including the championship game victory against Canada at CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying in Mexico, but tore her left ACL on May 27 during training, knocking her out of the Olympics … Took the opportunity during the break to have reconstructive surgery on her left ankle as well … Scored one goal before her knee injury, that coming in a 6-0 rout of Canada on May 10 in Washington, D.C. … 2007: Earned an increasingly important role as a defensive midfielder, playing in 22 matches during the year, starting 15 … Played in five matches at the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup, her first world championship at the senior level, starting four games and effectively marked some of the world’s best players … 2006: Played in 19 matches, starting 12, and scored both of her career goals, the first against Chinese Taipei in a rout, and the second in the CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup Final against Canada … Played in all three matches off the bench at the Four Nations Tournament in China … Played in two matches off the bench at the Algarve Cup … 2005: Played in just two matches after recovering from major surgery on her right ankle in December of 2004 … 2004: Played in her first nine matches, starting six … Was a member of the USA’s 2004 Olympic Residency Training Camp … 2003: Was on the bench for the USA’s match against Brazil in New Orleans on July 13, 2003 … Youth National Teams: A key member of the USA’s 2002 Under-19 World Championship team, scoring two big goals in the first round (against England and Australia) and played a part in the “golden goal” that beat Canada in the title game, slipping the pass behind the defense, starting the movement that led to the goal … Scored one goal in CONCACAF Qualifying in Trinidad & Tobago to help the USA advance to the world championship … Finished her U-19 career with 21 caps and four goals … Also has eight caps with the U.S. U-21s and played on the 2003 Nordic Cup championship team … First Appearance: Jan. 30, 2004, vs. Sweden … First Goal: Oct. 1, 2006, vs. Chinese Taipei.
Signed with the Boston Breakers as a free agent during the WPS off-season … 2009: Allocated to FC Gold Pride for the inaugural WPS season, where she played in the same stadium where she played her college soccer for Santa Clara … Played in 19 matches for Gold Pride, starting 18 and led the team in minutes played with 1,622 … Captained the Gold Pride … Etc.: Played for FC Milwaukee for seven years, winning state titles every year … Won U-20 National Championship in 2001, scoring the winning goal in the championship game ... Played with the Sacramento Storm in the WPSL in 2005, helping the club to the national championship game.
As a senior, she was the winner of the NCAA’s prestigious Honda Award as the nation’s top female athlete in her sport … Finished her Bronco career with 44 goals and 34 assists … Named the WCC Defender of the Year, becoming the first player in league history to be selected as both the Player of the Year (which she accomplished in 2003) and Defender of the Year … Led the Broncos to the program's 10th NCAA semifinal appearance and was named to the College Cup All-Tournament team … Named to the All-WWC First-Team for the fourth consecutive time and a semifinalist for the 2004 M.A.C. Hermann Trophy … Was also an NSCAA First-Team All-American … The team captain started all 25 contests, scoring nine goals with one assist and led the team with six game-winning goals despite playing the last eight weeks of the season with two torn ligaments in her right ankle, which required surgery after the season … The WCC Player of the Year as a junior for Santa Clara in 2003, leading the team in scoring with 11 goals and six assists … As a sophomore, she was a First-Team All-WCC selection ... Missed one match against Stanford while with the U.S. U-19s at the World Championship … Did not miss a minute the rest of the season … As a freshman, she was named to the Soccer America All-Freshman Team and was First-Team All-WCC honors ... Named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team ... Helped lead Santa Clara to the NCAA title, scoring one goal and getting two assists in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored the Broncos’ second goal against Florida in the Final Four and assisted on the game-winner in the Championship match against North Carolina … Played at Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha, Wis. ... Had her jersey retired (#10) at CMHS in 2004 … Earned Parade and NSCAA All-American honors as a senior … Also named the Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year, and was named the Wisconsin Player of the Year as a sophomore and senior … Led Catholic Memorial to a No. 1 national ranking as two state championships … Recorded 97 goals and 79 assists while leading her prep squad to a 83-5-6 record.
Full name is Leslie Marie Osborne … Majored in Communications and has an interest in broadcasting … Sister Danielle played soccer for Whitewater, a Division III school in Wisconsin … Played basketball at Catholic Memorial as a freshman and sophomore, when she made all-conference … Her favorite foods are chocolate and cheese … Loves to travel, especially to Hawaii … Wants to live in Europe at some point in her life … Also loves kids and coaching soccer … Loves fashion and would like to create her own fashion line one day … Was a model in a high fashion runway show during the Peace Queen Cup in South Korea in 2006 … Was a volunteer assistant coach for the Santa Clara Broncos in the 2005 season.