9 Nikki Leonard
First back-to-back winning season in 25 years
Second consecutive winning record for GU volleyball
No. 17 Jayhawks beat Gonzaga in four sets
12 returners, 11 upperclassmen leave Gonzaga prepped for a big year
Gonzaga volleyball's team photos for the 2015 season.
2014: Played in all 29 matches, starting eight as a freshman...second on the team with 273 assists and 244 digs...also third with 15 aces...saw first career action August 29 at Boise State, tallying nine assists, two digs, and one kill in three-set victory...tallied 10 digs August 30 vs. Portland State...earned first collegiate start September 25 at BYU, digging 12 balls...tallied season-high 34 assists in win over LMU October 4...set season high with 18 digs October 9 at San Francisco...dished out 22 or more assists in three consecutive games November 8-15.
High School: Played volleyball all four years at Liberty High School in Bakersfield, Calif....tallied 488 kills, 527 digs as a senior...earned League MVP, First Team All-Area honors in 2013...also earned Jockey Club Award, team MVP, and Liberty's Top Female Athlete awards as a senior...finalist for Jim Tyack and Female Athlete of the Year PEAAK Awards...Second team All-Area as a junior in 2012...named Volleyball Outstanding Scholar in 2012 and 2013...also participated in track for one year (high jump, long jump, and triple jump) and basketball (point guard) for one year.
Personal: Daughter of Dana and Don Leonard...has two brothers: Blake and Ryan...uncle Dale Leonard played baseball at Vanguard University...business major...career goals are to be a purchasing agent for an oil company...grew up doing gymnastics for eight years.
11/20/2017 - Zags End Season with Senior Day Win
11/18/2017 - Penner Lands 22 Kills as Zags Fall in Five
11/16/2017 - Tough Night Offensively Hands VB Loss in Stockton
11/15/2017 - Zags to End Regular Season with Long Weekend
11/14/2017 - Two NLI Signees for Volleyball
11/11/2017 - VB Falls to No. 12 San Diego
11/09/2017 - VB Falls to Ninth-ranked BYU