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Leah Meffert

At A Glance...

Senior 5-11 Outside Hitter

In 2009 (Junior):

Louisville, Ky.

Leah was one of three Golden Eagles to start in all 28 matches and to appear in all 112 sets…she led the team in kills with 406 (3.62 kps) which ranked second in OVC…led the team in aces with 28…ranked second on the team in digs with 315…finished third on the team in total blocks with 57…named to the OVC first team…tied her careerhigh in block with five vs. Austin Peay (11/6)…tallied at least 10 kills in 25-of-28 matches…finished second in the OVC in points with 463.5 (4.14 pps)…record 20 double-doubles in kills and digs including a 22 dig, 15 kill performance against Tennessee State (10/3).

Assumption HS Leah’s Career Highs

In 2008 (Sophomore):

Att.%(K-E-TA) .548 (19-2-31) vs. UT Martin, 9/25/09 Following a breakout freshman year, Leah made her presence felt durKills 30 vs. Tennessee State, 11/2/07 ing her sophomore campaign as she received OVC Player of the Year Total Attempts 100 vs. Tennessee State, 11/2/07 and All-OVC First Team honors after ranking fifth in the conference in both points (264.5) and kills per set (3.48) during OVC matches...she Assists 4 vs. Jacksonville State, 10/27/07 twice earned OVC Offensive Player of the Week accolades and was Digs 30 vs. UT-Chattanooga, 9/7/07 named to the Lady Bearcat All-Tournament Team after totaling 33 kills, Aces 5 vs. Murray State, 11/10/07 30 digs, four blocks and two aces over three tournament matches... Blocks 5 vs. Austin Peay, 11/6/09 Tech Outstanding Female Athlete finalist...OVC All-Tournament Team selection after recording a pair of double-doubles against Austin Peay (12 kills, 12 digs) and Murray State (16 kills, 24 digs)...set a career high for hitting percentage of .423 (26-4-52) against Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 1...led the Golden Eagles in points (414), kills (359) and attempts (1,001) while ranking second in aces (22) and third in digs (287)...tallied 14 double-doubles throughout the season and finished with 10-or-more kills in 20 of 32 matches.

In 2007 (Freshman):

Leah proved to be the most dominant freshman in the OVC, being named the OVC Freshman of the Year along with All-OVC second-team and all-newcomer honors...she was in the top three in the league in kills (548), kills per game (4.28) and total attacks (1,537)...in the match against Tennessee State on Nov. 2 she tallied 100 attempts to break the Tech and OVC record previously held by TTU Hall of Fame member Becky Murray Isom (97)...it places her 25th all-time in NCAA history for attempts in a match and only the second freshman ever to reach triple digit attempts...She tallied five kills in the 3-0 sweep of Murray State on Nov. 10 that clinched Tech a spot in the OVC Tournament... she was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week three times and twice named to an all-tournament team (Louisville and UT-Chattanooga).

Prep/Club Highlights:

A four-year starter at Assumption High School, Leah was named a 2003 Prep Volleyball Top Freshman during her rookie campaign and was named an honorable mention in the all-state team selection... As a senior, Meffert was part of a back-to-back-to-back state champion as her Assumption team finished 41-2 and was ranked second in the nation... led the team to 2004 and 2005 state titles and the 2005 national prep championship... also has strong club experience with the KIVA Volleyball Club for coach Dan Palmer, earning AAU All-America status in 2004 and 2005.

Personal File:

The daughter of Rick and the late Karen Meffert of Louisville... full name is Leah Marie Meffert... born August 20, 1989... majoring in speech communication.

Leah Meffert’s Career Stats Year 2007 2008 2009 TOTALS

SP K 128 548 113 359 112 406 353 1313

E 220 162 204 586

TA 1537 1001 1181 3719

K/S 4.28 3.18 3.62 3.72

Pct. .213 .197 .171 .195

A 26 14 6 46

SA 42 22 28 92

SE SA/S DIG 26 0.33 449 29 0.19 287 40 0.25 315 95 0.26 1051

D/S 3.51 2.54 2.81 2.98

BS 16 15 15 47

BA 27 34 29 90

2009 F TENNESSEE TECH VOLLEYBALL MEDIA GUIDE

TB 43 50 44 137

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