Hometown: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Previous Club/College: College of Charleston
Leland enters his third season with the Battery after signing his first professional contract in 2018. Archer's 2019 season was cut short when he suffered an injury against Pittsburgh, but still managed to finish second in blocks and third in clearances.
Prior to joining the Battery, Archer played four years at the College of Charleston where he collected several All-Conference accolades including CAA Defensive Player of the Year. Archer played over 6,000 minutes for the Cougars and was one of the CAA’s most dominant defenders throughout his collegiate career. In addition to his dominant defensive play, Archer finished as the team’s leading scorer during his senior year.
During high school, Archer attended Fatima College in Trinidad where he won the North Zone InterCol championship in 2013. Additionally, Archer has earned appearances with the Trinidad and Tobago U-17 National Team.