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8 Leah Sopneski
8 Leah Sopneski
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Deep River
High School: Valley Regional '15
Position: Setter
m 22
k/s 0.11
h % .100
a/s 4.38
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.37
d/s 1.63

2018: Tri-captain...As a fourth-year member on the team, earned fourth varsity letter…E-Club Scholar Athlete Award…appeared in 22 matches with 285 assists…had 24 service aces and a .925 serving percentage…had 106 digs and averaged 0.48 points per set…in LEC regular season, appeared in 5 matches with 50 assists…had 3 service aces and a .960 serving percentage…had 17 digs and averaged 0.23 points per set…appeared in 8 matches with 127 assists…had 7 service aces and a .931 serving percentage… had 34 digs and averaged 0.35 points per game…in LEC tournament play, appeared in 2 matches with 45 assists…had 4 service aces and a .879 serving percentage…had 16 digs and averaged 0.57 points per set…had a season high of 5 total attempts against Husson on Sept. 15th…had a season high of 6 points, 35 assists, and 5 aces against Framingham St. on Sept. 22nd…had a season high of 11 digs against Keene St. on Nov. 3rd…had three double-doubles for assists and digs…

 

2017: E-Club Scholar-Athlete Award...appeared in 26 matches with 333 assists, 22 service aces and a .899 serving percentage while having 120 digs...in LEC play, appeared in 6 matches with 94 assists, 25 digs and a .933 serving percentage...in 12 home games, appeared in 11 matches with 131 assists, 45 digs and a .937 serving percentage...in LEC playoffs, appeared in 2 matches with 29 assists, 12 digs and a .857 serving percentage...had 2 Double-Doubles for assists and digs...had a season high of 6 points and 4 aces against Eastern Nazarene on Sept. 5th...had a season high of 27 assists against Plymouth on Sept. 23rd...had a season high of 12 digs against 2 different teams...

2016: Second year as part of the program with second varsity letter...appeared in 26 matches with 432 assists, 18 service aces and a .882 serving percentage while having 140 digs...in LEC play appeared in 7 matches with 125 assists... had 44 digs, 4 aces and a .915 serving percentage...appeared in 11 home games... had 163 assists averaging 4.79 per game...had 7 aces with a .895 serving percentage...had 39 digs... in LEC playoffs appeared in 2 matches...had 35 assists averaging 5 per match with 14 digs... had a season high of 29 assists against Kean University on September 4th... had a season high of 12 digs against Keene State University on October 29th... had a season high of 3 aces against Hartwick on September 3rd...

2015: First year member of the program and first varsity letter...September 21st Rookie of the Week...appeared in 26 games with 353 assists averaging 4.3 assists per set...served 19 aces with a .893 serving percentage...had 96 digs averaging 1.17 digs per set...In LEC play appeared in 6 matches... had 98 assist with 4.9 assists per set...had 3 aces with a .956 serving percentage...had 25 digs with 1.25 digs per set...appeared in 6 home games with 86 assists and 5.06 assists per set... had 3 aces with a .902 serving  percentage...had 15 digs...had a season high 28 assists against Wesleyan University on September 17th...had a season high 8 digs against Salve Regina on September 15th...had a season high 4 aces against Newbury College on September 5th...

High School: Setter who played four years of volleyball and two of softball... as a senior captain in volleyball, first-team All-State and first-team all-conference, team MVP repeater and recipient of Coaches' Award... as a junior, recipient of Heart of the Warrior Award... high honors all four years...

Other: Has played for Connecticut Juniors and for three years with the Connecticut Volleyball Academy...  played in grass volleyball tournament in summer of 2016...

PERSONAL: Born Leah A. Sopneski February 4, 1997... Parents: Gina and John…Sibling: Steven...Major: Health Sciences...  Career plans:Personal training...  Residence: Deep River, CT…

LEAH... REVEALED

If you did not have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Weight training

What job would you be terrible at? Being a brain surgeon

What song have you completely memorized? Let it go from the movie Frozen

What could you give a 30 minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Weight training

What would you rate a 10/10? A thin crust crispy cheese pizza

What fad or trend do you hope comes back? Girls wanting to be stronger instead of skinnier

What is one thing do you really want but cannot afford? A nice house with a big kitchen

What question would you most like to know the answer to? What does my future look like?

What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of? Winning a burping contest when I was little

What stereotype do you completely live up to? I’m not sure, probably a “dumb blonde” but that’s just because I laugh at everything

What is one of your favorite smells? Pizza

What is something your friends would consider “so you”? An obnoxious laugh

What gets you fired up? Stupid drivers

What irrational fear do you have? The fear of the unknown

What was the most memorable gift you received? Finding my dream job

What stat for your life would you most like to see? How much I laugh at things that aren’t actually funny

Which one of your scars has the best story behind it? I have a scar on my leg from trying to jump into an inflatable pool but completely missed and scrapped my leg on the outside of the pool

What is the worst and best thing about getting older? Becoming more independent is the best and worst thing about getting older

What childish thing do you still enjoy? Bouncy house or trampoline parks

What is your spirit animal?An elephant

What is your pet peeve? Stupid drivers

 

 

Recent Games
Oct 23 Albertus Magnus W, 3-0
Oct 27 Southern Me. W, 3-0
Oct 27 Mt. St. Vincent W, 3-0
Nov 2 Rhode Island Col. W, 3-0
Nov 3 Keene St. W, 3-1
Nov 9 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 22 5
Sets 65 13
Kills 7 0
Kills per set 0.11 0.00
Errors 5 0
Total Attacks 20 0
Hitting Percentage .100 -
Assists 285 50
Assists per set 4.38 3.85
Service Aces 24 3
Service Errors 18 2
Service Aces per set 0.37 0.23
Reception Errors 3 0
Digs 106 17
Digs per set 1.63 1.31
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 5 1
Points 31.0 3.0
Points per set 0.5 0.2
Matches started 1 -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 at Regis (Mass.) W, 3-2 - 5 1 0 2 .500 19 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Sep 1 Mitchell W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.0
Sep 1 Nichols W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 13 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 4 at Roger Williams L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 13 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 7 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 3-2 - 5 0 1 1 -1.000 18 2 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 8 vs. Clark University L, 3-0 - 3 0 2 2 -1.000 8 1 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 8 at Westfield St. W, 3-0 - 3 1 1 3 .000 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 15 at Keene St. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 9 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 15 vs. Husson W, 3-0 - 3 1 1 5 .000 11 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 21 at Mass.-Boston W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 10 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 22 vs. Anna Maria W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 1 1.000 19 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 22 at Framingham St. W, 3-2 - 5 1 0 1 1.000 35 5 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 25 Western Conn. St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 16 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 29 at Western New Eng. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 vs. Westfield St. W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Rhode Island Col. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Castleton W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Connecticut Col. L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at Mass.-Dartmouth W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 13 vs. Farmingdale State W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 13 at Misericordia L, 3-2 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 19 Plymouth St. W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Salve Regina W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Mass.-Dartmouth W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Albertus Magnus W, 3-0 - 2 1 0 1 1.000 11 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 27 Southern Me. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 15 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Oct 27 Mt. St. Vincent W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 19 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 2 Rhode Island Col. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 20 2 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Nov 3 Keene St. W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 25 2 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 9 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 1 1.000 8 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 26 82 1 0.01 3 13 -.154 353 4.30 19 0.23 96 1.17 0 2 2 0.02 21.0 0.3
2016-17 26 90 5 0.06 0 23 .217 421 4.68 18 0.20 140 1.56 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.3
2017-18 26 71 12 0.17 2 27 .370 333 4.69 21 0.30 122 1.72 0 0 0 0.00 33.0 0.5
2018-19 22 65 7 0.11 5 20 .100 285 4.38 24 0.37 106 1.63 0 0 0 0.00 31.0 0.5
Total 100 308 25 0.08 10 83 .181 1392 4.52 82 0.27 464 1.51 0 2 2 0.01 108.0 0.4
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 22 65 7 0.11 5 20 .100 285 4.38 24 0.37 106 1.63 0 0 0 0.00 31.0 0.5
Conference 5 13 0 0.00 0 0 - 50 3.85 3 0.23 17 1.31 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 23 1 0.04 0 2 .500 127 5.52 7 0.30 34 1.48 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.3
Away 10 32 4 0.13 2 9 .222 120 3.75 14 0.44 57 1.78 0 0 0 0.00 18.0 0.6
Neutral 4 10 2 0.20 3 9 -.111 38 3.80 3 0.30 15 1.50 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.5
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Wins 16 47 6 0.13 2 15 .267 229 4.87 19 0.40 65 1.38 0 0 0 0.00 25.0 0.5
Losses 6 18 1 0.06 3 5 -.400 56 3.11 5 0.28 41 2.28 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.3
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August 1 5 1 0.20 0 2 .500 19 3.80 1 0.20 9 1.80 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.4
September 12 39 4 0.10 5 14 -.071 168 4.31 17 0.44 68 1.74 0 0 0 0.00 21.0 0.5
October 6 11 1 0.09 0 2 .500 45 4.09 1 0.09 9 0.82 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.2
November 3 10 1 0.10 0 2 .500 53 5.30 5 0.50 20 2.00 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.6