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8   Leah Mikesky
Leah Mikesky

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Schulenburg, Texas

High School:
Schulenburg

Height:
6-1

Position:
Outside Hitter

Club:
TEXSTAR


11/01/2013

Noles Block Out Tar Heels

No. 20 Seminole volleyball team sets school record under Coach Poole for team blocks in a single match en route to a 3-2 victory.

12/10/2012

Volleyball Holds Team Banquet

Several Florida State student-athletes honored with individual awards in recognition of another outstanding season

10/11/2012

For Your 'Nole'dge: Leah Mikesky

Freshman outside hitter Leah Mikesky answers nine intriguing questions

08/18/2012

Yildirim Guides Garnet to Victory over Gold

Senior outside hitter from Istanbul, Turkey puts on a strong offensive display in preseason tune-up to give Garnet a 3-2 victory

08/07/2012

FSU Volleyball Begins Preseason Wednesday

Seminoles' pursuit of another Atlantic Coast Conference title and NCAA Final Four starts with fall camp at Tully Gym

11/01/2013

Volleyball UNC at FSU 11-1-13 Photos Ross Obley

Volleyball UNC at FSU 11-1-13 Photos by Ross Obley

11/01/2013

Women's Volleyball vs North Carolina, 11-01-13, (Photo's by Steve Musco)

FSU's 3-2 set home victory

10/16/2013

Volleyball Miami at FSU 10-16-13 Photos Ross Obley

Volleyball Miami at FSU 10-16-2013 Photos by Ross Obley

09/06/2013

Women's Volleyball vs Ohio State, 9/06/13, (Photo's by Steve Musco)

FSU 3-1 loss

08/24/2013

Women's Volleyball - Garnet and Gold Game, 8/24/13, (Photo's by Steve Musco)

Gold Victory

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Excellent outside hitter option who is ready for a breakthrough season in 2013 ... fantastic leaper who spent her first season competing against several good middle blockers in practice ... will compete heavily for a starting spot in her redshirt freshman season ... has a workmanlike attitude with a clear focus on being a great student-athlete ... coaches and teammates feel very confident in her abilities ... athletically-gifted player.

FRESHMAN YEAR (2012):
-Redshirted her first season at Florida State
-Gained experience through practice everyday and showed immense improvement by season's end
-Earned the Maximum Effort award at the team banquet because of her relentless pursuit every day

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 the Volleyball Magazine/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: Born June 29, 1993 ... majoring in biology ... daughter of Shawn and Renee Mikesky ... has one sister ... her cousin, Shane Mikesky, is a wide receiver on Purdue's football team ... 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 ... served as vice president of her class in all four years at Schulenburg High ... knows how to play the piano and saxophone ... favorite movie is "The Wedding Planner" ... favorite band is Rascal Flatts ... is a big fan of Trix Cereal ... knows how to juggle ... opponent she would like to add to the schedule is Texas A&M because several family members went there ... most played song on her iPod is "Stand" by Rascal Flatts ... enjoys watching ESPN ... used to teach swimming lessons ... her sport idol is Tim Duncan ... wears No. 8 because of American volleyball player Reid Priddy and Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub ... favorite video game growing up was Mario Kart.

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