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Blake Leeson
Blake  Leeson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Mequon, Wis.

High School:
Homestead H.S.

Height:
6-7

Position:
Middle Blocker

08/21/2017

World University Games Headquarters - Leeson & Johnson

06/14/2017

Humphrey Highlights | Blake Leeson

Leeson interning with Athletic Administration

05/30/2017

Three Buckeyes to Attend NCAA Career In Sports Forum

Taylor White, Blake Leeson and Kassidy Sauve will represent Ohio State

05/08/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

05/06/2017

No. 1 Ohio State wins National Championship

Buckeyes top BYU in straight sets to win back-to-back national championships

CAREER HONORS
• 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)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
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

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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

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