Leigh slams 15 kills, dominates second set in loss

November 6, 2014

Allison Leigh VolleyballPalmer’s Allison Leigh put the Quinnipiac volleyball team on her back in the second set, scoring eight points and slamming home set point with a spike.

It resulted in a 25-17 win, only the second time the NCAA D1 Bobcats have won a set in their last eight matches.

In the end, Quinnipiac lost in four sets to Fairfield in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference to fall to 2-25 on the season.

Leigh, of Colony High fame, finished with 15 kills on 29 arm swings for a scorching .345 attack percentage. It was her best hitting percentage of the season and second-highest kill total.

The 6-foot-3 middle blocker has reached double figures in kills just twice. She’s better known for her defense.

At the net, she stuffs big hitters and is one of the best blockers in the MAAC with 1.23 blocks per set.

In 58 career matches, Leigh has 374 kills and a .227 attack percentage. She also had 248 blocks, including 77 solo stuffs.