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Brittany Leonard
Brittany Leonard


Menlo Park, Calif.

High School:
Archbishop Mitty HS




Vision VBC

2007: Played in 100 games and 30 matches, making 14 starts as a libero or defensive specialist... Was fourth on the team with a 2.02 digs per game average, tallying 202 digs on the season... Has posted 200 digs or more in each of her first three seasons as a Wildcat... Ranks 10th all-time with 968 career digs... Will need 329 digs during the 2008 season to match Terry Lauchner's 18-year-old school record mark of 1,297 digs... Enters the season as the schools all-time leader in digs per game average at 3.19... Led the team in digs seven times and tallied double figures in digs eight times. Season: Posted a season-high 22 digs to go with three assists at Stanford (11/17)... Finished with Finished with 13 digs against Arizona State (11/7)... Tallied 10 assists versus Washington State (11/2)... Tallied 12 digs against Washington (11/1)... Had 12 digs and a career-high four assists at Oregon State (10/26)... Registered 12 digs and three assists at Arizona State (10/12)... Finished with 12 digs at USC (9/21)... Posted 10 digs against Cal State Bakersfield (9/14)... Notched nine digs against Saint Mary's (8/25).

2006: Played in 107 games and 30 matches, making 30 starts at the libero position... Set school records with 411 digs in a season, and a 3.84 dig per game average... Posted double-figures in digs 19 times, including seven matches with 20 digs or more... Led the team in digs on 17 different occasions. Season: Finished with 22 digs and an assist at Washington State (11/17)... Tallied a team-high 20 digs and three assists at Washington (11/16)... Posted a season-high 24 digs and had a service ace against Oregon (11/9)... Finished with a team-high 13 digs and a service ace at USC (11/3)... Posted a team-high 10 digs versus Stanford (10/28)... Notched a team-high 17 digs to go with two service aces against Washington State (10/19)... Posted a team-high 16 digs at Oregon State (10/12)... Finished with a team-high 14 digs versus USC (10/7)... Tallied a team-high 19 digs and had an assist against UCLA (10/6)... Finished with a team-high 11 digs and two service aces at California (9/30)... Posted 10 digs at Stanford (9/29)... Tallied a team-high 21 digs versus Arizona State (9/22)... Had a team-high 19 digs and a service ace at Northwestern (9/16)... Posted 12 digs versus Eastern Illinois (9/15)... Had a team-high 20 digs, a service ace and an assist versus Rice (9/9)... Finished with a team-high 20 digs at Louisville (9/2)... Had 10 digs versus Dayton (9/2)... Posted 17 digs and an assist versus San Francisco (8/26).

2005: Played in 96 games and 30 matches ... Averaged 3.70 digs per game ... Set Arizona single season record for digs-per-game average ... Led team in digs 16 times ... Reached double-digit digs 19 times and had 20 or more digs three times. Honors: Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 Freshman. Postseason: Finished with a team-high 18 digs in the win over Utah in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 3) ... Tallied 14 digs vs. Ohio in the Sweet 16 (Dec. 9) ... Led the team with 19 digs in regional final match vs. Santa Clara (Dec. 10). Season: Led the team with 10 digs to go with three assists at Oregon State (Nov. 26) ... Posted a team-high 18 digs in win at then-No. 4 Stanford (Nov. 11) ... Notched 16 digs vs. Washington State (Oct. 28) ... Finished with a team-high 15 digs to go with one service ace against Arizona State (Nov. 4) ... Led the team with 24 digs at then-No. 19 USC (Oct. 22) ... Tied her career high with 27 digs at then-No. 21 UCLA (Oct. 21) ... Posted a team-high 14 digs in sweep of then-No. 13 California (Oct. 14) ... Finished with 13 digs in upset of then-No. 3 Stanford (Oct. 13) ... Posted a team-high 10 digs at then-No. 2 Washington (Oct. 1) ... Led the team with 13 digs at Washington State (Sept. 30) ... Tallied a team-high 14 digs and two assists vs. Oregon State (Sept. 24) ... Had a team-best nine digs, one assist and a service ace vs. Connecticut (Sept. 16) ... Tallied a season-high-tying 27 digs vs. Fresno State (Sept. 10) ... Had 15 digs vs. then-No. 18 UC Santa Barbara (Sept. 8) ... Finished with a team-high 15 digs against Northwestern (Sept. 3) ... Tallied five digs in two games in the season opener vs. Winthrop (Sept. 2).

High School: Lettered three times in volleyball at Archbishop Mitty High School for coach Bret Almazencezar ... Ranked second nationally for all liberos by ... Named first team All-West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) as a senior ... All-Central Coast Section (CCS) Nor-Cal pick during her junior and senior seasons ... Named first team all-league by the San Jose Mercury News as a junior and senior ... Team won the state title in 2003 and 2004 ... Member of the Honor Roll in 2003.

Club: Played for Vision VBC ... Named All-American in Junior Olympics 18 open in 2004 ... Nominated for All-American in Junior Olympics in 2002 and 2003 ... Team was silver medalists at the 2004 Junior Olympics.