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- Leah Nye
Leah Nye

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Hoover High School

Height:
6-0

Position:
Right Side



AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2007)
Played in four matches ... had one kill and one block for the year ... played in her first career Conference USA match at UCF Oct. 26 ... finished with one kill on one attempt against Mercer Oct. 9 ... had one block assist against Stetson at the U of Memphis Invitational Sept. 15 ... made her first collegiate appearance at Lipscomb Aug. 25, recording one assist and one dig ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2006)
Redshirted ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Hoover High School under head coach Donna Burke ... two-year letterwinner for the Buccaneers, receiving the captain's award as a senior ... led the team in kills and blocks, while garnering all-state honorable mention honors ... given the 3-D award (Desire, Dedication and Determination) by the coaching staff after an outstanding senior season ... won back-to-back Area 12 championships as a junior and senior ... named The Birmingham News "Female Scholar Athlete of the Week" ... earned a spot on the all-state Academic team as a senior ... also competed as a swimmer for Hoover.

PERSONAL
Leah Mary Nye ... born July 15, 1988 in Cleveland, Ohio ... daughter of Robin and Michael Nye ... member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society ... chosen for the Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society and selected as Who's Who Among American High School Students.