Leigh flirts with double-double for Quinnipiac spikers

October 30, 2014

Allison Leigh VolleyballThe Quinnipiac University volleyball team is having a down year, but middle hitter Allison Leigh of Palmer is playing at a high level.

The 6-foot-3 sophomore had nine kills and eight blocks in a three-set loss to Hartford. She also had an attack percentage of .273; the team hit .216.

It was her second-highest kill total and block total in 26 matches this season.

Leigh, of Colony High fame, leads the NCAA D1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference with 102 blocks and 1.24 per set.

She’s hitting .226 on the season, up from .222 last year. And she’s got 26 aces compared to just eight a year ago.

Leigh is moving up the Quinnipiac record book in blocks with 243 in 57 career matches.