Leah Mikesky

Leah  Mikesky

RS Senior

Schulenburg, Texas

High School:
Schulenburg HS

Last College:
Florida State





Conference USA Academic Medal Awarded to 48 Owls


C-USA Leading 255 Rice Athletes Named to Commissioner’s Honor Roll


Mikesky Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Granted a $7,500 postgraduate scholarship by NCAA


Harris Named Team MVP at Volleyball Banquet

Mikesky wins three awards


Rice Scholar Athletes Honored

31st annual banquet

*Graduated from Rice 12th all-time in kills (1,241).

2016 (Senior):
Selected a CoSIDA Academic All-America First Teamer...was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship...named to the C-USA All-Academic Team as well as the District 7 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team...earned a spot on the C-USA All-Conference Second Team...earned the Commitment, Hard Hat, and Scholar Athlete award...named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week (10/31/16)...named to the BYU Invitational and Rice Adidas Invite II All-Tournament teams...played in 118 sets...ranked third in C-USA with 15 double-doubles and was second on the Owls in total kills (368), kills per set (3.12), and total points (398.5)...third on the team in total digs (318) and digs per set (2.69)...10 or more kills in 26 matches, including a season-high 19 at Southern Miss (11/6/16)...10 or more digs in 17 matches, including a season-high 22 in a victory over Southern Miss in the C-USA Tournament (11/19/16)...2016 Preseason All-Conference member...earned a C-USA Academic Medal and was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015 (Junior): 
Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team…an AVCA Southwest Region Honorable Mention…named to the All-C-USA First Team…a District 15 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team selection…selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team…named the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (9/8)…selected the Rice Adidas Invitational MVP…earned a spot on the Baylor Classic All-Tournament Team…Hally Beth Poindexter Award (Team MVP)…team Scholar-Athlete Award…led the Owls in total kills (466-5th in C-USA), kills per set (3.76-7th in C-USA), total attacks (1,344-4th in C-USA) and points (508.5-5th in C-USA)…played in all 124 sets…second on the team with 17 double-doubles…had 10 or more kills in 27 of 31 matches played…posted a season-high 23 kills in a win over UC Irvine (8/29)…racked up a Rice season-high 26 digs at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (9/15)…recorded 21 kills and 16 digs to upset No. 22 WKU (10/31).

2014 (RS Soph.-Rice):
Named to the C-USA All-Conference Second-Team ... Became the 13th Owl to be named to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Selected to the All-Rice Invitational I Team and All-Marquette Invitational Team ... Named the Hally Beth Poindexter Award (Team MVP) ... earned the Owls' Scholar-Athlete Award ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... led the team with 16 double-doubles, the most by an Owl since 2006 ... ranked sixth in C-USA in kills per set (3.42), points per set (3.82) and total kills (407) ... led the Owls in total kills, kills per set and points (454.5) ... played in 119 sets ... had 10 or more kills in 26 of 33 matches played ... set a career-high with 18 kills on three different occasions (Aug. 30 vs. Fresno St., Sept. 20 vs. SFA, Oct. 19 at UTSA) ... hit a season-high .500 (18-of-34) vs. Fresno St. (Aug. 30) ... 19 matches with 10 or more digs, including a season-high 18 in a win at Marquette (Sept. 12).

Florida State (Redshirt Freshman):
Played in 18 games, making four starts as a redshirt freshman in 2013 ... Totaled 71 kills (1.5 per set) on 212 attacks and had eight service aces ... Sixth on the team in digs with 77.

High School:Ranked No. 39 on the PrepVolleyball.com senior class ratings ...Culminated her high school career with 6.3 kills per set, 466 digs, 105 service aces and 63 total blocks ...Named to the Under Armour Girls High School All-America Second Team ...Special mention on PrepVolleyball.com's All-America list ...Four-sport athlete at Schulenburg High, also playing basketball, tennis and running track ...Earned a spot on theVolleyballMagazine/Rox Girls' Fab 50 list ...Four-time all-state volleyball selection at Schulenburg High ...Excelled at basketball and track & field, being named a two-time all-state basketball selection while placing fourth in the state of Texas in triple jump ...Qualified for doubles in the state tennis tournament and won the regional tournament.

Personal: Parents:Shawn and Renee Mikesky ... Sister, Shannon Mikesky, plays volleyball at the University of Alabama ... College: Sid Richardson ... Was a multiple-sport athlete who performed well at volleyball, basketball, track, tennis and swimming growing up ... Academic all-state selection in high school in volleyball and basketball.

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