|High School:||Placer HS|
|Other College:||San Jose State|
Leonard played in five matches and nine sets and had seven assists and seven digs ... played one set against #2 Washington ... posted three digs against Georgetown on Sept. 19 ... had one dig versus Utah State on Sept. 13 and two digs and three assists against San Francisco on Sept. 11 ... made her Bruin debut against #1 Penn State on Sept. 6 and had four assists and a dig in one set.
SAN JOSE STATE - 2012/2013
Was a setter for two seasons at San Jose State ... currently ranks seventh on the school list in assists with 2,494 ... started 60 of the 61 matches she appeared in during the 2012 and 2013 campaigns, playing 225 sets ... averaged 11.06 assists, 1.88 digs and 0.47 blocks per set as a sophomore, adding 22 aces and 34 kills ... ranked second in the Mountain West Conference in assists ... recorded seven double-doubles, surpassed the 60-assist mark three times and the 50-assist plateau on six additional occasions ... had a career-best 66 assists on Oct. 10 against Nevada, to go with 65 versus UNLV (Nov. 9) and 60 against Eastern Washington (Sept. 11) ... tallied a career-high 18 digs against Campbell (Aug. 31) ... notched an ace in 14 matches, including three at Sacramento State (Sept. 6) ... posted 11.11 assists, 2.16 digs and 0.39 blocks per set as a freshman, with 23 aces and 21 kills, earning Second Team All-Western Athletic Conference and All-WAC Freshman honors ... ranked first in the WAC in assists ... surpassed the 50-assist mark three times and had nine double-doubles ... 2012 season highs: assists (52), aces (5), digs (15) and blocks (5).
PLACER HIGH SCHOOL
Leonard earned three volleyball letters at Placer High School in Auburn, Calif., playing setter and outside hitter ... was a three-time All-Pioneer Valley League First Team honoree, PVL Most Valuable Player and All-City Sacramento Metro selection ... MVP of North Team at the 2012 Optimist All-Star Game ... Named to the All-City Team and honored by the Sacramento River Cats ... helped the Hillmen to PVL titles in 2009 and '10 ... Marine Corp Distinguished Scholar-Athlete as a senior ... coached by UCLA volleyball alum and two-time NCAA Champion Jennifer (Gratteau) Wright (1988-1991) ... played club with NCVC Moxie under coaches Jeff and Kristi Deter ... attended Junior Olympics each year from 2008 to 2012, earning a bronze at the '12 Nationals ... was named to the Junior National Championships All-Tournament Team in 2012.
Born Michaela Donna Leonard on May 17, 1994 in Roseville, Calif. ... parents are Therese and Kevin Leonard ... has two brothers, James and Nick ... chose to attend UCLA because of the school's strong athletic traditions and challenging academic environment ... favorites include the TV show "New Girl", the movie "Into the Wild", the San Francisco 49ers and actress Kristen Wiig ... thing she likes the most about volleyball is how it takes an entire team to win ... athlete she most admires is U.S. Olympic volleyball setter Courtney Thompson for her dedication, work ethic and ability to draw the best out of her teammates ... hobbies include hiking, reading, playing guitar and piano and painting ... majoring in business/economics, with the career objective of being part of a social entrepreneurship or non-profit organization, or owning her own business.
Michaela Leonard's Match Highs (Match Highs at SJSU in Italics)
|KILLS||4, vs. New Mexico (10/19/13)
4, at Wyoming (10/24/13)
|TOTAL ATTEMPTS||10, at Wyoming (10/24/13)|
|ASSISTS||4, vs. Penn State (9/6/14)
66, vs. Nevada (10/10/13)
|SERVICE ACES||5, vs. New Mexico State (10/6/12)|
|DIGS||3, vs. Georgetown (9/19/14)
18, vs. Campbell (8/31/13)
||1, Seven Times (last vs. Nevada, 10/10/13)
|BLOCK ASSISTS||5, Four Times (last vs. San Diego State, 11/7/13)
|TOTAL BLOCKS||5 (0-5), Four Times (last vs. San Diego State, 11/7/13)
|POINTS||7.5, vs. New Mexico State (10/6/12)