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Valeria León
Valeria  León

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ponce, Puerto Rico

High School:
Colegio Sagrado Corazón De Jesús

Height:
5-6

Position:
Defensive Specialist

Club:
Ponce Levoc

12/12/2015

Buckeyes Battle No. 1 Washington for Five Sets

Ohio State concludes the season at 25-10

12/10/2015

VIDEO: Pre-NCAA Regional Press Conference

12/09/2015

Postseason Journey Continues in Lexington

Ohio State to take on Washington at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday

12/05/2015

Ohio State Rolls On to the NCAA Sweet 16 with Another Sweep

Buckeyes notched their 25th win of the season

12/04/2015

Buckeyes Advance to NCAA Second Round by Sweeping Robert Morris

Ohio State rolled to a 25-13, 25-16, 25-11 triumph

Leon Photo Gallery

Career: Enters 2015 averaging 2.82 career digs/set, slotted 11th all-time at OSU.

2014 (Sophomore Season): Played in every match for the second straight season ... served as the team's primary libero, seeing action in all 136 sets ... dug 482 balls, the fifth-most in school history ... her 3.54 digs per set rank 13th in OSU lore and were 12th-best in the Big Ten for 2014 ... totaled 114 assists and team-high 27 service aces ... posted double-digit dig totals in three-quarters of the team's 35 matches (26 times), including seven 20-dig performances ... earned first career double-double at Nebraska (10/4) with 22 digs and 10 assists ... named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week the following week (10/13) after averaging 3.44 digs/set and successfully handling 53 service receptions with no errors in a pair of wins over nationally-ranked foes Illinois (10/8) and Northwestern (10/11) ... paced the team with 859 serve receptions, committing just 35 errors for a team-best .959 percentage ... ripped nine service aces in a victorious weekend against Maryland and Rutgers (11/7-8) ... averaged 4.42 digs per set during the NCAA Tournament ... an Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete honoree.

2013 (Freshman Season): Played in every match and earned her first collegiate start against Green Bay (8/31) ... 220 digs for a 1.95 average ... notched 13 digs vs. the Phoenix and added a service ace ... recorded a season-best 15 digs vs. Southeast Missouri (9/14) ... had 13 digs against IUPUI (9/13) and Xavier (9/14) ... set a season-best with three service aces against Florida Gulf Coast (9/7) and again vs. Wisconsin (10/11) ... 10 digs and two service aces at Indiana (10/5) ... nine matches with double-digit digs ... 20 service aces on the season ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: Named MVP following both the 2011 Senior Varsity Sagrado Corazón championship and 2009 Junior Varsity Sagrado Corazón championship ... played for head coach Marcos Torres and was a five-year starter at Colegio Sagrado Corazón de Jesús ... starting libero at the 2012 Puerto Rico National High School All-Star Game ... played for the Ponce Levoc Club ... 2013 Costa Caribe Volleyball champions ... 2012 Power League West Coast 17U and 2011 16U champions ... third-place finish at 2011 Junior Olympic qualifier ... Puerto Rico 14U Junior National champions in 2010.

Puerto Rico Youth National Team: Represented Puerto Rico at the 2013 FIVA Pan American Cup ... member of the 16U & 18U national squads.

Personal: Daughter of Hector León and Vivian Peña ... has one sister, Karina ... a strategic communications major.

2013 Match-by-MatchGet Acrobat Reader

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