Ohio State hosts No. 2 Penn State Wednesday in St. John Arena; travels to Iowa Saturday
Senior Kaitlyn Leary led Ohio State with 23 kills and 12 digs in the win
The Buckeyes face off with No. 11 Minnesota Friday; No. 14 Wisconsin Sunday
Ohio State will take on the Hoosiers Friday; the Boilermakers Saturday
Senior Kaitlyn Leary sets career-best with 31 kills
2013 (Freshman Season): Played in all matches this season 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 ... majoring in health professions.