2006 Outlook: Voted a captain by her teammates ... Improved conditioning will allow Ball to play all around this season after playing just the front row last year ... Has improved every area of her game.
2005 (Sophomore): Led the team with 96 total blocks ... Was also Lady Mocs’ leader with 81 block assists, the fifth best single-season total in the history of the program ... Was second on the team with 262 kills and 2.20 kills per game ... Hitting percentage of .255 was also good for second spot on the team and 10th in the Southern Conference ... Hit .625 in a win over The Citadel, the best single match mark by any UTC player last season ... Had a team-high eight blocks in two separate matches ... Recorded five or more blocks in a match on six occasions ... Posted double-digit kills in 11 matches, and seven of the last 11 matches of the season.
2004 (Freshman): Played in 99 of UTC’s 118 games as a freshman ... Recorded 228 kills from the middle hitter position with 541 attempts ... Averaged 2.30 kills per game ... Tallied nine sets and two service aces through 99 games ... Had 50 block assists and five solo blocks ... Registered 48 digs ... Ranked third on team in attack percentage (0.229) ... Third in blocks per game (0.56) ... Fourth in kills per game (2.30) ... Recorded her career-high 16 kills against Middle Tennessee State and had a career-best six blocks against East Tennessee State .... Named to UTC’s Athletics Director’s 2004-05 Honor Roll ... Named to Southern Conference 2004-05 Academic Honor Roll.
Sycamore High School: Played two years of varsity volleyball and the Spartans had a combined record of 60-14 in those seasons ... Captain of the squad that finished 31-8 as a senior ... Sycamore won back-to-back Sterling Tournament championships, back-to-back region titles and two consecutive sectional crowns ... Captain of basketball team for two years where she played center ... Also lettered as a first baseman and centerfielder in softball ... Played seven years of club volleyball for ClubFusion ... Achieved High Honors - Standard of Excellence.
Personal: Full name is Leslee Ball ... Daughter of Doug and Rose Ball ... Born in Dixon, Ill. ... Major is Psychology.
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