Several Florida State student-athletes honored with individual awards in recognition of another outstanding season
Freshman outside hitter Leah Mikesky answers nine intriguing questions
Senior outside hitter from Istanbul, Turkey puts on a strong offensive display in preseason tune-up to give Garnet a 3-2 victory
Seminoles' pursuit of another Atlantic Coast Conference title and NCAA Final Four starts with fall camp at Tully Gym
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):
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.