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.
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.