Leah Clayton

#8 Leah Clayton

HT. 5'11"
YR. So.
HOMETOWN Danville, Va.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Westover Christian Academy (Liberty University)

2017 Season (Sophomore)

Played in all 31 matches for the Bucs…finished her first season as a Buc with 354 kills, 13 service aces, 241 digs, and 56 blocks…second on the team in total kills (354) and kills per set (3.13)…recorded five double-doubles…had a season-high 21 kills vs. Western Carolina (9/19)…had a season-high 14 digs vs. Mercer (11/4)…had a season-high of six blocks vs. Wofford (10/13)…recorded double-digit kills in 20 matches…recorded double-digit digs in nine matches…named to the All-SoCon First Team...named to the SoCon All-Tournament Team.

2016 Season (Freshman at Liberty University)
Named the VaSID State Rookie of the Year and the Big South Freshman of the Year…Made the VaSID All-State first team, along with the Big South All-Conference first team, and Big South All-Freshman Team…Named the Big South Player of the Week (Oct. 3)…Three-time Big South Freshman of the Week (Oct. 10, Oct. 24, Oct. 31)…Appeared in 85 sets, starting in 22 matches…Recorded 346 kills, 21 aces, 242 digs, and 39 blocks…Ranked second in the Big South in both kills per set (4.07) and points per set (4.67)…Her 4.07 kills per set ranked fifth among all freshmen in the NCAA Division I…Registered 15 double-digit kill matches.

About Clayton
Graduated from Westover Christian Academy, where she was a four-year starter…Recorded 2,189 career kills, the most ever by a Virginia high school volleyball player…Totaled 217 career blocks and 1,252 career digs…Voted VACA State MVP all four years of high school…Named VISAA D3 State Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior…Four-time first team VACA All-District, All-Region, and All-State…Led Westover Christian Academy to 2014 and 2015 VISAA state titles…Named to VISAA D3 All-State first team all four years…Received Danville Register and Bee All-Metro Player of the Year all four years…Also a two-time first team All-State player in basketball, scoring over 1,000 career points…Received the Distinguished Student Award.

Born Dec. 15, 1997…Granddaughter of Judith Moorfield and daughter of Dana Moss.