Lennon leads Owls with 17 kills
Lennon selected to All-Freshman Team
First serve scheduled for 2 p.m. on CUSAtv
Sophomore holds a 3.80 GPA
2016-17 (Freshman): Played in all 121 sets as a true freshman...was selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team...named to the Rice Adidas Invite I All-Tournament Team...earned the C-USA Defensive Player of the Week (8/29/16)...totaled a team-high 511 digs (4.22 dps), the sixth-most in a single season in Rice history...ranked second in C-USA in total digs (511) and fourth in the league in digs per set (4.22)...recorded a season-high 32 digs at Southern Miss (11/6/16), the 10th-most in a single match in school history...totaled 28 digs in just her second collegiate match against nationally ranked BYU (8/27/16)...had 10 matches of 20 or more digs...collected 10 or more digs in 27 of 32 matches...had a season-high three aces in a win at Middle Tennessee (9/30/16)...earned a C-USA Academic Medal...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Attended Assumption High School in Louisville, Kentucky where she played for head coach Ron Kordes...helped lead the Rockets to their 19th state championship in 24 years...recipient of the Above and Beyond Award and the Coaches' Award in 2014...also competed in the high jump in track and field under head coach Barry Hayworth...graduated with a 3.9 GPA...member of National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and Beta Club.
Personal: Full name: Lee Ann Cunningham...Parents: John and Sallie Cunningham (one brother)...Rice College: Duncan College...volunteered with Kentucky Refugee Ministries where she did a variety of work, including packing backpacks in preparation for the first day of school to answering phones in Spanish for the Cuban office...also worked at Signature Healthcare (nursing home), where she led activities and played the piano for residents.