University of Iowa Athletics

#11 Erin Leppek

Height 6-0
Class Sr.
Hometown Rochester Hills, Mich.
High School Rochester
Erin Leppek - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

2014 as a Senior… Played in eight matches… appeared in Iowa’s win over Tulane on Aug. 30 and recorded four blocks and one kill off the bench… played in 3-of-4 matches at the 2014 SDSU Challenge, helping Iowa to a 4-0 mark and tournament championship… matched season-highs with one kill and two digs against North Dakota on Sept. 12… appeared in the third set at Nebraska on Sept. 24 and posted a block assist… played in two-of-three sets at Wisconsin on Oct. 22… played one set against Maryland on Nov. 26 and Michigan State on Nov. 28 in the Hawkeyes’ final home stand… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2013 as a Junior… Appeared in 31 matches and 113 sets… earned 29 starts… second on the team with 85 total blocks, 12 solo blocks, and 73 block assists… posted a season-high seven kills at Purdue on Nov. 23… earned personal bests in attacks with 16 vs. Illinois on Nov. 2, service aces with three vs. Eastern Michigan on Sept. 7, digs with eight vs. Youngstown State on Aug. 31, and total blocks with seven at Michigan on Oct. 12… matched career-highs with two solo stuffs at Indiana on Nov. 22 and two assists at Michigan State on Oct. 11… hit over .300 on seven occasions: .357 at Coastal Carolina on Aug. 31, .385 vs. Rhode Island on Sept. 6, .500 at Illinois on Sept. 27, .333 vs. Wisconsin on Oct. 2, .333 at Wisconsin on Nov. 10, .444 vs. Michigan on Nov. 15, and .429 at Purdue on Nov. 23… earned career-best numbers in 11 statistical categories including: matches played (31), sets played (113), starts (29), kills (80), total attacks (269), assists (13), service aces (24), digs (53), solo blocks (12), block assists (73), and total blocks… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012 as a Sophomore… Academic All-Big Ten… played in 29 matches… started the last 16 contests… tallied two solo blocks, three total, against No. 4 Nebraska (10/17)… registered four kills vs. No. 1 Penn State (10/24) and a season-high six kills vs. No. 20 Ohio State (10/27), hitting .300 or better in both contests… made first starts of the season in victories at Indiana (10/5) and No. 12 Purdue (10/6)… notched three kills in win at Indiana, to go along with five total blocks, which tied a career high… in win at No. 12 Purdue, notched two kills, a career-best two assists and a career-high two solo blocks… hit .500 against Minnesota (10/12) and at Northwestern (10/21), posting a season-high four kills in each match… posted four kills against Wisconsin (10/13) and equaled a career high with five total blocks… recorded three kills in wins over Eastern Illinois (8/31) and Eastern Washington (9/8)… tallied season-high three digs in 3-2 win over Syracuse (9/7)… letterwinner… named to the 2012-13 Dean’s List.

2011 as a Freshman… Appeared in 23 matches with nine starts… two kills in her Hawkeye debut vs. Central Michigan… career-high eight kills on a career best 12 total attacks vs. Chicago State (9/9)… career-high five total blocks vs. Loyola (9/10)… recorded three kills and one dig vs. Penn State (9/24)… letterwinner.

High School… Named a 2010-11 Under Armour Honorable Mention All-American… earned all-region honors in 2009 and 2010 and is a three-time all-conference honoree… competed at the varsity level all four years at Rochester Hills and was named team captain in 2009 and 2010… played club volleyball for the Michigan Elite and led her team to a national title at the 2010 USA Volleyball National Championships and a fifth place finish at the AAU National Championships… led Rochester to the 2010 track and field state championship and earned all-state track honors in 2009… member of the state record setting 3,200 meter relay and a state place-winner in the 800 meter relay, 1,600 meter relay and long jump.

Personal… Born April 6, 1993… parents are Kevin and Kathy Leppek… has one sister, Emily… biomedical engineering major.

Personal Bests
Kills: 8 vs. Chicago State, Sept. 9, 2011
TA: 16 vs. Illinois, Nov. 2, 2013
Attack %: 1.000, three times, last at Ohio State, Sept. 21, 2012
Assists: 2, four times, last at Michigan State, Oct. 11, 2013
Aces: 3 vs. Eastern Michigan, Sept. 7, 2013
Digs: 8 vs. Youngstown State, Aug. 31, 2013
Solo Blocks: 2, twice, last at Indiana, Nov. 22, 2013
Total Blocks: 7 at Michigan, Oct. 12, 2013