14 Leigh Buttner
14 Leigh Buttner
Height: 5-11
Year: Grad.
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.
High School: Lakewood HS
Major: Graduate Studies

As a Senior: Had an overall record of 11-13 for the season... Won first match 21-14 against Morehead State on 3/01/18... SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Earned the DII ADA Academic Achievement Award... Competed in 13 matches and 25 sets...Recorded a total of 17 kills.

As a Junior: SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Participated in 17 matches and 28 sets... Collected two kills for the season hitting at a .286 percentage... Tallied three assists... Notched a career best 32 digs for the season... Recorded five digs on three occasions versus Southwest Minnesota State (9/12), West Alabama (10/17), and Florida Tech (11/12).

As a Sophomore: SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Participated in 17 matches while playing in 27…Opened the season against No. 5 Central Missouri with one dig and a perfect service percentage (9/5)…Recorded a service ace versus No. 24 Indianapolis (9/6)…Registered three digs on three occasions…Captured a kill against Lee, Tenn. in the South Region Crossover (10/17)…Saw action during the NCAA South Regional versus Claflin, tallying two digs (11/20).

As a Freshman: SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll...Saw action in seven matches…Made Spartan debut versus Belmont Abbey tallying a season-high of four kills (9/6)…Slugged a lone service ace facing SSC opponent Nova Southeastern (10/12)…Concluded her premier season with four kills, an ace and dig apiece.

High School: Attended Lakewood High School, where she played for coaches Penkethman and Rodak…Was a two-time South County first-team selection for the Spartans…Named offensive MVP…Selected to play at 2012 Junior Olympics and 2012 Pinellas Senior All-Star match…Played club volleyball for Tampa Bay One and coach Jeff Lamm.

Personal: Volunteered with Keeping Pinellas Beautiful and Christmas Toy Shop…Member of the Center for Advanced Technology…Member of Honor Roll and National Honor Society…Full name is Leigh Alden Buttner...Daughter of Bill and Martha Buttner…Has two older brothers, William and Hayden…Father is the current head golf coach at Eckerd College…Psychology major…Born September 29.