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#2 Matt Leske
Position: Middle Attacker
Height: 6'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Highwood, Ill.
High School: Highland Park
Major: Accounting
Experience: 3 Letters
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Matt Leske
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 12/03/2009

Matt Leske's Career Statistics
Career Statistics in PDF Format
2013 Match-By-Match in PDF Format
2012 Match-By-Match in PDF Format
2010 Match-By-Match in PDF Format

CAREER NOTES
 - - 2012 and 2013 All-MIVA Second Team
 - - Four-time Academic All-MIVA (2010, 11, 12, 13)
 - - Five-time MIVA Defensive Player of the Week (March 19, 2012, Jan. 21, 2013, Feb. 11, 2013, Mar. 11, 2013, March 25, 2013)
 - -  2013 Volleyball Magazine All-America Third Team

2013 (R-Jr.): Earned third letter at Ball State ...  All-MIVA Second Team ... Academic All-MIVA ... four-time Defensive Player of the Week (Jan. 21, Feb. 11, Mar. 11 and Mar. 25) ... named to Volleyball Magazine's All-America Third Team list ... started in all 27 matches ... saw action in 93 of a possible 96 sets ... ranked first in the MIVA and second nationally in blocks-per-set with a 1.43 average ... recorded a block in all 27 matches, with five-or-more in 16 matches ... tallied 10 total blocks on two occasions; at Sacred Heart (Jan. 19) and versus Grand Canyon (Feb. 9) ... registered a season-best 10 kills in two matches; at Mount Olive (Jan. 25) and versus Lindenwood (Feb. 2) ... notched at least one kill in all 27 matches, incuding five-or-more 18 times ... second on the team with a .365 hitting percentage ... hit .300-or-better on 16 occasions ... knocked in three service aces in a four-set win versus Lewis (Apr. 11) ... tallied at least one dig in 24 matches, including three-or-more seven times.

2012 (R-So.): Earned second letter at Ball State ... All-MIVA Second Team ... Academic All-MIVA ... MIVA Defensive Player of the Week (March 19) ... started all 25 matches he played ... saw action in 92 of a possible 95 sets ... ranked first in the MIVA and eighth nationally with a 1.32 blocks-per-set average ... recorded at least one block in all 25 matches, with five-or-more in 14 matches ... notched a career-best 12 total blocks (including a career-high four solo blocks), while adding a career-high 13 kills in BSU's five-set win over Ohio State (March 18) ... recorded eight total blocks versus IPFW (Feb. 18) and in BSU's MIVA Tournament quarterfinal victory at Grand Canyon (April 21) ... smashed at least two kills in each match he played, including five-or-more 16 times ... tallied 11 kills at Grand Canyon (March 10), while adding nine versus Loyola (Feb. 2) ... served up a pair of aces at George Mason (Jan. 14) and at Lindenwood (April 14) ... hit .346 on the year, including 15 matches above .300 ... tallied at least one dig in 15 matches, with two on two occasions.

2011 (So.): Redshirted at Ball State ... Academic All-MIVA.

2010 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State ... Academic All-MIVA ... played in seven matches, earning his first career start versus King College (April 9) ... saw action in 10 games ... posted season-highs of seven kills and eight block assists versus King College ... collected one kill and four block assists in his first career game at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (Jan. 17) ... scored four kills and two block assists versus Carthage (Jan. 22) ... also scored one kill at Quincy (Feb. 12), at No. 7 Penn State (Feb. 19) and at No. 2 Pepperdine (March 11).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned one letter in volleyball at Highland Park ... helped guide the Giants to a 20-11 record his senior year, including a 6-4 mark in Central Suburban League North action ... named team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... All-Lake County First Team his senior season ... posted 262 kills, 115 blocks and hit .608 in his one year with the team ... Also played three years of club volleyball, including two with Adversity Volleyball Club ... his U18's team at Adversity VBC qualified for nationals.

PERSONAL: Son of Terry and Julie Leske ... has three sisters and two brothers ... received a bachlor's degree in business and is currently pursuing a master's degree in accounting ... born May 17, 1991 in Lake Forest, Ill.