12   Leslie Curtis
Leslie Curtis


Caledonia, Mich.



2009: Played in 17 sets in 12 different matches...Totaled 22 digs, six kills, three service aces, and three blocks for the year...Notched three kills and three digs in 3-1 win over Texas-Permian Basin (8/28)...Matched career-highs of six digs and three block assists in 3-0 sweep of Southwestern Oklahoma (8/29)...Served up career-high two aces against East Stroudsburg in 3-0 win (9/6)...Tallied three or more digs in five different matches.

2008: Saw action in 14 sets and 11 matches...Recorded nine kills, seven digs, and three block assists...Totaled season-high four kills and three digs in 3-0 win at Lake Superior State (9/27)...Added season-best two block assists and a kill in sweep of Davenport (9/10)...Recorded a kill in six different matches and at least one dig in five matches.

2007: Played in 66 games and 29 matches for GVSU as a true freshman...Averaged 1.48 kills per game...Added 33 digs and 15 assisted blocks...Tallied 10 kills, one dig, one solo and one assisted block in her first start in a Laker uniform against Minnesota-Crookston (8/24)...Recorded a career-high 12 kills in a 3-0 win at Findlay (9/28)...Posted nine kills and a career-high six digs as GVSU knocked off Ashland, 3-2 (9/29)...Had five kills, three digs, and three assisted blocks as the Lakers defeated Lewis, 3-2, to win the Great Lakes Region Championship title (11/17).

High School: Prepped at Caledonia High School under head coach Missy Ritz...Was her team leader in kills her sophomore and junior seasons...Named to All-OK Gold Conference Team as a sophomore and junior...Earned all-area and all-region honors her junior season...Team MVP as a junior...Named to Mason Invitational All-Tournament Team her junior season...Team placed first at Jerry Fellows Memorial Volleyball Tournament during her sophomore season...Also played basketball and was on the equestrian team for four years...Ran track for three years and earned all-state in the high jump as a sophomore...Earned all-state honors in three events in track as a junior...Was a 4H member for four years...In the ART Program and National Art Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Russel and Diane Curtis...Enjoys art, horses, and mentoring...Majoring in veterinary medicine.

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