|High School:||Plymouth Regional|
A 2013 graduate of Plymouth Regional High School, McAuliffe was a four-year letter winner in lacrosse and field hockey and also lettered one year in basketball and Unified Basketball. McAuliffe captained both the field hockey and lacrosse squads her senior year and was a part of the 2011 lacrosse team that captured their first ever NH State Championship title. She earned All-State Second Team honors in lacrosse in 2012. In field hockey she earned All-State First Team honors in 2012 and All-State Second Team honors in 2011. McAuliffe excelled academically at PRHS earning the English Award and the Scholastic's Art Show Award. She was coached by PSU lacrosse alumna Maureen (Hartford) Wentzell.
Leah Carey McAuliffe is the daughter of Chris and Donna McAuliffe. She has one brother (Kyle) who played college football for Plymouth State in 2010. After his first year of college, he decided to join the Marine Core in 2012.