DURHAM, N.C. – Middle blocker Leah Meyer followed a stellar freshman campaign with a standout sophomore effort, leading the Blue Devils with 139 blocks while also adding 316 kills.
Meyer ranked sixth in the ACC and 35th nationally with a 1.31 blocks-per-set average. Her 139 total blocks were also the most by a Blue Devil since Chelsea Cook in 2012. She posted at least four blocks in 18 matches, including her first career double-double Sept. 24 at Virginia. Meyer totaled 12 kills and 11 blocks at UVA to record the first double-double for a Duke middle blocker since Christian Gray in 2012.
On offense, Meyer ranked second on the team in kills and ranked eighth in the ACC in hitting percentage.
For her career, Meyer has averaged 1.18 blocks per set, good for fourth all-time at Duke.
|2016 ACC Hitting Percentage Leaders|
|1.||Beth Nordhorn, North Carolina||.446|
|2.||Mara Green, Florida State||.359|
|3.||Jordan Tucker, Duke||.358|
|4.||Katie Higgins, Notre Dame||.354|
|5.||Jenna Potts, Pitt||.353|
|6.||Layne Van Buskirk, Pitt||.345|
|7.||Tess Clark, Louisville||.336|
|8.||Leah Meyer, Duke||.333|
|9.||Taylor Fricano, North Carolina||.327|
|10.||Milica Kubura, Florida State||.327|