Graduate of 1989
Leslie DeWind, a 1989 graduate was an outstanding athlete who played soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball for Lyons Central School. Leslie earned 14 varsity letters during her career at LCS.
Leslie was a Wayne County 1st team all-star in volleyball in 1988 and 1989. In 1989 she was MVP of her team which won the Division II Championship. In basketball, Leslie played four years at the varsity level. She earned the Fireman’s Award in 1986, Top Rebounder in 1987 and the Best All-Around Player in 1989.
Leslie was a five year varsity softball player. She was selected to the Wayne County All-Star 2nd team as a freshman and the All-Star 1st team as a sophomore, junior and senior. Her pitching record for four seasons was 67 wins and 13 losses. She holds a career batting average of .585 with 140 RBIs. In 1989 she led the team to a perfect 21-0 record. The team won the league title in 1987, 1988 and 1989 and Leslie was named MVP of the team all three years. In her senior year, Leslie was chosen as Female Athlete of the Year.
After graduating from LCS, Leslie earned an Associate’s Degree from FLCC. While at FLCC she played two years of soccer and one year of softball. Recently, Leslie has coached Little League Girl’s Softball for five years and Community Center Basketball for six years. In 2008 she was the JV volleyball coach for Lyons Central School.
Leslie currently works for the Wayne County Sheriffs’ Department. She and her two daughters, Jordan and Ryenn live in Lyons. The two girls attend LCS and are very active in sports following in their mother’s footsteps.