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Leah Amundson
Leah Amundson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

Last College:
Arizona Western C.C.

Height:
5-10

Position:
Lib.

10/06/2008

UMES vs. Delaware State University 2008 Women's Volleyball (10/5/08)

UMES vs. Delaware State University 2008 Women's Volleyball (10/5/08)

09/21/2008

2008 Women's Volleyball vs Duquesne Sept. 6, 2008.

2008 Women's Volleyball vs Duquesne Sept. 6, 2008.

08/12/2008

UMES vs. Howard University 2007-08 Women's Volleyball (10/3/07)

UMES vs. Howard University 2007-08 Women's Volleyball (10/3/07)

08/11/2008

UMES Comfort Inn Classic 2007-08 Women's Volleyball (9/28/07)

UMES Comfort Inn Classic 2007-08 Women's Volleyball (9/28/07)

02/01/2008

UMES vs. North Carolina Central University-2007 Women's Volleyball (11/02/07)

UMES vs. North Carolina Central University-2007 Women's Volleyball (11/02/07)

2007: Played in 28 matches...Led the team with a career-high 379 digs (3.54 digs per game)...Finished with personal bests of 39 assists (0.36 assists per game) and 35 aces (0.33 aces per game)...Earned honors in the 30 dig club with a career best 32 digs against George Washington (9/8)...Had 20+ digs in five games...Served up four aces against Coppin State (10/18).

2006: Medical Redshirt during the 2006-07 academic year.

2005: Medical Redshirt...Suffered a shoulder injury 13 games into the season...Averaged a team high 2.27 kills and 3.38 digs per game at the outside hitter position before sustaining her season-ending injury.

JUCO: Played two seasons of junior college volleyball at Arizona Western Community College...Played in 73 games as an outside hitter in her freshman year (2003)...Helped the Matadors to a 36-10 mark (17-1 in conference) in 2004...Recorded 16 kills, 13 assists and 16 aces to go along with her team high 296 digs during freshman season... Moved to defensive specialist in 2004 where she played in 41 games and recorded 10 kills, 17 aces and 74 digs.

Personal: Born July 19, 1985 in Tucson, Arizona...Daughter of Cyndi and Mike Amundson...Has one brother, Brock...Majoring in Exercise Science...Letterwinner in both basketball and volleyball during high school years...Personal athletic goals are to be a consistent player and to increase her vertical leap a few inches...Best advice received: "Winners never quit, and quitters never win."

Career Highs:

Kills: 21 (at Canisius, Sept. 2, 2005)
TA: 59 (at Canisius, Sept. 2, 2005)
Digs: 32 (vs. George Washington, Sept. 8, 2007)
Aces: 4 (vs. Coppin State, Oct. 18, 2007)