4 Leah Sully
4 - Leah Sully
Height: 5-11
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: Woodbridge HS
Position: OH

Was granted a medical redshirt after suffering a knee injury in the Gauchos' first match of the season.

In her inaugural season at UCSB, played in all 30 matches and all 119 sets ... Finished third on the team with 223 kills and 1.87 kill per set average ... Led the Big West with 52 service aces, an average of 0.44 per set ... That mark ranked her 25th in the nation ... Her 759 total attempts were second on the team ... Finished second on squad with 327 digs for a 2.75 per set average ... Had 28 total blocks for a 0.24 per set average ... Her seven service aces on Sept. 26 vs. UC Irvine are the most in UCSB rally-scoring history and third-most in school annals ... Had 12 matches where she had more than one service ace ... Tallied five aces on Oct. 30 vs. Cal State Fullerton and four vs. St. Mary's in NCAA Tournament ... Set a career-best with 16 kills on Aug. 29 at New Mexico ... That started a streak of five straight matches with double-digit kills and nine of 10 in double figures ... On Sept. 22 at Loyola Marymount, Leah had 15 kills ... Posted 20 double-digit digs performances ... Set career-high with 20 digs in NCAA Tournament vs. St. Mary's, which led the team ... Had a stretch of nine straight matches with double-digit digs ... Had 19 digs on Oct. 23 at UC Irvine in a match where she also put away 10 kills ... Had four blocks on Sept. 11 vs. Oregon State.

High School
Led Woodbridge High in hitting percentage, kills and digs as a junior and senior...Played for coach Donnie Rafter...Was three-time All-Sea View League selection and was named to the All-City squad as both a junior and senior...As a senior, tallied 26 kills in one match and posted 22 kills in a CIF playoff game...Also played shortstop for the softball team where she was named All-league as a freshman...

Played for the Laguna Beach Volleyball Club...Won a bronze medal in 2009 in the Junior Olympics Open Division...Took home a bronze medal in 2008 in the Junior Olympics National Division...Was also part of the All-Tournament Team...In 2007, won a gold medal in the Junior Olympics open division.

Leah Mychelle Sully was born on June 25, 1991 in Orange, Calif. to Gary and Julie Sully...Has an older sister, Alaina and a younger brother, Zach...Lists traveling, going to the beach, working out and watching movies as her interests outside of volleyball... "Inside Man" and "Slumdog Millionaire" are her favorite movies...The "Twilight" series and "The Kite Runner" are her favorite reads...Calls John Mayer her favorite musician...Most memorable athletic accomplishment came when she won a gold medal in the Junior Olympics when she was 16...Calls coach Bob Yoder her personal hero..."If you do what you've always done, you'll be what you've always been" are her words to live by.