Blake Leeson
Blake  Leeson

RS Junior

Mequon, Wis.

High School:
Homestead H.S.


Middle Blocker


Historic Run Comes to an End in 2018 NCAA Semifinals

Ohio State drops first postseason match since 2015


Ohio State Postseason Trek Continues in L.A.

Buckeyes need three wins for third straight NCAA title


Buckeyes Book Flight to LAX with Straight-Sets Win in NCAA Opening Round Match

Ohio State defeated King University to advance in NCAA Tournament


Buckeyes Move on to Third Straight MIVA Tournament Finals

Ohio State tops Lewis in five sets


Buckeyes Buzz by Hawks in Straight Sets

Ohio State overpowers Quincy to advance in MIVA Tournament

• Enters 2018 tied for 17th in school history with 39 career solo blocks
• All-MIVA Honorable Mention (2016)
• NCAA All-Tournament Team (2016, 2017)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
• MIVA Academic All-Conference (2015, 2016, 2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)

2017 (Sophomore)

• Started 33 of 34 matches
• Ranked 17th nationally with 1.03 blocks per set
• Totaled 23 solo blocks in 2017, slotted T-16th all-time at Ohio State
• Accumulated 137 kills, 117 blocks (23s, 94a), 23 digs and 18 aces while attacking .434 for the season
• Contributed five or more points in 25 matches, including five contests of double-digit points
• Multiple blocks came in 27 matches, highlighted by a seven-stuff performance against Hawaii in the NCAA Semifinals

2016 (Freshman)
• Blistered 11 kills on 13 errorless swings (.846), including the title-clinching kill, vs. BYU (5/7) in the NCAA Finals
• One of two Buckeyes to start all 34 matches and play in every set
• Totaled 185 kills, 90 blocks (16s, 74a), 34 digs and 23 aces while attacking at a .419 rate
• Season-high 19 points came against Ball State (2/6), putting away 17 kills, two block assists and a solo stuff
• Provided five or more points in 30 matches
• Opened the NCAA tournament with seven blocks vs. George Mason (5/3)

2015 (Redshirt)
• Practiced with team

• Two-time first team all-conference, honorable mention All-Wisconsin and team captain for Homestead High School
• Also competed on the track & field team, placing third in the high jump at the 2014 Wisconsin state championships
• Qualified for the state championships in triple jump as well
• Played club ball for the Milwaukee Volleyball Club in 2013-14, notching a fifth place showing at Nationals in the open division

• Son of Gregg and Patty Leeson
• Has two siblings, Bailey (sister) and Brett (brother)
• Double major in sport industry and marketing

2016 Match-by-Match Get Acrobat Reader

2017 Match-by-Match Get Acrobat Reader