Assistant Coach
Hometown: Guntersville, Ala.
High School: Guntersville HS
Alma Mater: LSU
Graduating Year: 2016
Major: Sports Administration
Experience: 1st Year


Selected to the CCSA Preseason Watch List … Played solely at the three spot for the Tigers in 27 matches … Played alongside longtime partner Callan Molle for the majority of the season, earning a 16-7 record together … Defeated Houston Baptist during the Green Wave Invitational alongside Mandi Orellana in straight sets … Went 1-0 with Lilly Kessler at the LSU Beach Invitational against Grand Canyon … Finished 7-6 in conference play on the season … Garnered six wins against ranked opponents alongside Molle, including five wins against teams in the top-10 in No.5 FIU, No. 8 Stetson and No. 9 FIU in a rematch at home … Went undefeated at the Palmetto Invitational in four matches … Won two matches in tournament play of the gold bracket with Kessler against the three pair and one pair for Grand Canyon and Florida State, respectfully … Member of the CCSA Honor Roll.

Started season at the No. 3 spot with Callan Molle before the duo jumped to the No. 2 position … Combined for a 19-4 record and a 5-3 mark versus ranked teams … Collected LSU’s only point against No. 16 Arizona in the Arizona Invitational and began the season on a six-match winning streak … Came away with a 5-0 record with Molle on court three with a trio of victories coming against Top 20 teams … Will enter next season alongside Molle with a five-match winning streak.

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.

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 ... 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 High School All-American ... Listed No. 84 among Prep'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.


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