SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Played alongside Victoria Boraski on court three for the majority of the season before an injury and tallied an 8-5 record … Recorded a six-match winning streak early in the season … Went undefeated during the Gamecock Invitational with wins against College of Charleston, Oregon, South Carolina and Mercer … Clinched the match against Jacksonville with a thrilling third-set victory over Emily Laskelle and Mayara Prestes during the Florida State Tournament … Tallied LSU’s third point against South Carolina with a 2-0 triumph against Jordan Loney and Jade Vitt … Competed in the quarterfinals of the FSU Pairs Tournament … Recorded LSU’s lone point against North Florida during the FIU Surf & Turf Tournament in straight sets over Tanner Garbutt and Cameron McGuire.
INDOOR VOLLEYBALL | Full Bio
Outside hitter for LSU’s indoor volleyball team ... Selected to attend open tryouts for the United States Women’s National Team and Women’s Collegiate National Teams ... Awarded 2013 Louisiana Sports Writers Association First Team honors ... Recorded her 10th double-double of her sophomore season against Washington in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Tallied 19 kills on a .304 hitting percentage to open the 2013 season against Texas-San Antonio ... Ranked first on the team in attacks, with 398 kills, averaging 3.24 per set and second in points, averaging 3.60 per set ... One of four Lady Tigers to compete in all 29 matches as a freshman.
Coached by Jimmy Latta at Guntersville High School in Alabama ... LSU's 2012 recruiting class checked in with a No. 29 national ranking by PrepVolleyball.com ... Powered home a school-record 2,913 career kills to go along with 2,256 digs and 974 assists ... Led Guntersville to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Alabama Class 2A championship and was the State Tournament MVP all three seasons ... Tallied All-District, All-Area and All-State awards all four seasons during prep career ... Notched 2010 and 2011 Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year awards ... Picked up 2011 AVCA Under Armour Girls High School All-American Second-Team accolades ... A 2010 and 2011 PrepVolleyball.com High School All-American ... Listed No. 84 among Prep Volleyball.com's Senior Aces ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Served as Vice President of her high school's National Honor Society and honor roll recipient ... Plays club volleyball for the Rocket City Volleyball Club.
Full name is Catherine Alice Leak ... Daughter of Chris and Laura Leak ... Burn on November 19, 1993 ... Has one brother Russell (19), who plays football at Birmingham Southern College ... Majoring in sport administration ... Also recruited by Auburn, Samford and Tennessee.