3 Leah Buys
3 - Leah Buys
Height: 5'7"
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Luverne, Minn.
High School: Southwest Minnesota Christian
Position: S/DS
Major: Elementary Education (Community Development minor)
m 29
k/s 0.47
h % .107
a/s 6.17
b/s 0.19
sa/s 0.39
d/s 2.28

Honors:

  • USA South All-Academic (2019-20)
  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)

2019 (Junior - Stats): Appeared in all 29 matches, with 21 starts, playing in 99 sets… Recorded 611 assists (6.17 per set) on the year… Had 226 digs (2.28 per set) and 47 kills (0.47) on the season… Had seven double-doubles including back-to-back in a quad-match at Piedmont Oct. 12) with 38 assists and 11 digs and vs. Brevard (Oct. 12) with 27 assists and 10 digs… Set a career-high in kills with five at Piedmont (Oct 12)… Posted a career-high 46 assists vs. Huntingdon (Oct. 5)… Recorded a career-high 18 digs in the opening round of the USA South Tournament against Piedmont (Nov. 5)… Had a career-high four blocks against Emory (Oct. 15)... Named to the USA South All-Academic team for a second straight year

2018 (Sophomore - Stats): In first season on varsity, appeared in 18 matches and made six starts... Produced 41 assists and 15 aces on the year... Made debut against Mississippi University for Women (Sept. 11)... Made first collegiate start at Berea (Oct. 3) and recorded 11 assists with eight digs... Had 13 assists and six digs against Birmingham Southern (Sept. 26)... Recorded 12 digs in a win over Piedmont (Sept. 22)... Named to the USA South All-Academic team

2017 (Freshman): Member of the JV volleyball program

High School: Attended Southwest Minnesota Christian High School... Was a two-time all-conference selection in volleyball... Helped team to a conference championship... Named a team captain... Was a three-sport athlete in volleyball, basketball, and track... Earned Honor Roll all four years

Personal: Parents are Wendel and Helene Buys... Has a brother, Joel, and three sisters: Mary, Rachel, and Grace... Mother, Helene, played college volleyball at Dordt... All three sisters have played varsity soccer at Covenant, including Grace who is a senior in 2018... Favorite Bible verse is Colossians 3:1-4... Majoring in elementary education and a community development minor

Buys' Single-Match Highs:

Kills: 5 at Piedmont, Oct 12, 2019
Assists: 46, vs Huntingdon, Oct 05, 2019
Serve aces: 6, LaGrange, Sep 22, 2018
Digs: 18, vs Piedmont, Nov 05, 2019
Blocks: 4, Emory, Oct 15, 2019                                                                                                             

Recent Games
Oct 26 vs. Berea W, 3-0
Oct 30 Sewanee L, 3-0
Nov 2 vs. Piedmont W, 3-1
Nov 2 vs. Brevard W, 3-0
Nov 5 vs. Piedmont W, 3-2
Nov 5 at Huntingdon L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 14
Sets 99 49
Kills 47 31
Kills per set 0.47 0.63
Errors 26 11
Total Attacks 196 107
Hitting Percentage .107 .187
Assists 611 410
Assists per set 6.17 8.37
Service Aces 39 26
Service Errors 22 14
Service Aces per set 0.39 0.53
Reception Errors 4 0
Digs 226 114
Digs per set 2.28 2.33
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 19 10
Block Total 19 10
Blocks per set 0.19 0.20
Block Errors 2 2
Ball Handling Errors 47 30
Points 95.5 62.0
Points per set 1.0 1.3
Matches started 21 12
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 at Birmingham Southern L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 3 .000 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. St. Catherine L, 3-0 1 3 1 1 3 .000 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Aug 31 vs. Rhodes L, 3-0 - 3 0 2 8 -.250 0 2 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 6 vs. Transylvania L, 3-0 - 3 1 1 2 .000 2 0 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 7 vs. Emory L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 6 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 7 vs. Rhodes L, 3-0 - 3 1 1 8 .000 9 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 10 at Trevecca Nazarene L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 Oglethorpe W, 3-1 1 4 2 1 7 .143 42 3 2 0 14 0 3 0 3 5 6.5
Sep 21 vs. Millsaps L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 4 -.250 18 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 0.5
Sep 21 at Berry L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 4 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 25 at Oglethorpe L, 3-1 1 4 2 2 9 .000 28 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 3.0
Sep 28 Berea W, 3-2 - 5 4 1 9 .333 41 2 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 8 6.5
Sep 28 Maryville L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 3 .333 16 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 2.0
Oct 1 at Agnes Scott W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 7 .286 21 1 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 3 3.5
Oct 5 at LaGrange W, 3-1 1 4 4 1 9 .333 33 1 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 4 5.0
Oct 5 vs. Huntingdon L, 3-2 1 5 2 0 6 .333 46 3 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 3 5.0
Oct 12 at Piedmont W, 3-1 1 4 5 0 10 .500 38 2 1 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 12 vs. Brevard W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 8 .250 27 5 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 15 Emory L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 9 .111 21 2 0 0 4 0 4 0 4 2 6.0
Oct 19 Huntingdon L, 3-0 1 3 1 2 8 -.125 20 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Oct 19 LaGrange L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 10 .200 22 2 1 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 4.0
Oct 23 Agnes Scott W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 10 .100 33 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 4.0
Oct 26 vs. Maryville L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 7 -.143 21 0 0 0 8 0 2 1 2 1 1.0
Oct 26 vs. Berea W, 3-0 1 3 1 3 7 -.286 29 2 1 0 7 0 2 0 2 2 4.0
Oct 30 Sewanee L, 3-0 1 3 1 2 9 -.111 17 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 1.0
Nov 2 vs. Piedmont W, 3-1 1 4 2 1 8 .125 36 3 3 0 9 0 2 0 2 3 6.0
Nov 2 vs. Brevard W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 27 2 1 0 7 0 1 0 1 1 4.5
Nov 5 vs. Piedmont W, 3-2 1 5 3 2 13 .077 40 1 3 0 18 0 1 0 1 5 4.5
Nov 5 at Huntingdon L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 13 .154 13 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2018-19 18 53 5 0.09 8 45 -.067 41 0.77 15 0.28 102 1.92 0 1 1 0.02 20.5 0.4
2019-20 29 99 47 0.47 26 196 .107 611 6.17 39 0.39 226 2.28 0 19 19 0.19 95.5 1.0
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 47 152 52 0.34 34 241 .075 652 4.29 54 0.36 328 2.16 0 20 20 0.13 116.0 0.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 99 47 0.47 26 196 .107 611 6.17 39 0.39 226 2.28 0 19 19 0.19 95.5 1.0
Conference 14 49 31 0.63 11 107 .187 410 8.37 26 0.53 114 2.33 0 10 10 0.20 62.0 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 27 15 0.56 8 65 .108 212 7.85 12 0.44 60 2.22 0 8 8 0.30 31.0 1.1
Away 8 28 16 0.57 4 52 .231 138 4.93 6 0.21 62 2.21 0 2 2 0.07 23.0 0.8
Neutral 13 44 16 0.36 14 79 .025 261 5.93 21 0.48 104 2.36 0 9 9 0.20 41.5 0.9
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Wins 11 41 30 0.73 11 93 .204 367 8.95 24 0.59 110 2.68 0 12 12 0.29 60.0 1.5
Losses 18 58 17 0.29 15 103 .019 244 4.21 15 0.26 116 2.00 0 7 7 0.12 35.5 0.6
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August 3 9 1 0.11 3 14 -.143 1 0.11 3 0.33 18 2.00 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.4
September 10 35 11 0.31 7 43 .093 166 4.74 10 0.29 75 2.14 0 5 5 0.14 23.5 0.7
October 12 40 25 0.63 12 100 .130 328 8.20 20 0.50 93 2.33 0 10 10 0.25 50.0 1.3
November 4 15 10 0.67 4 39 .154 116 7.73 6 0.40 40 2.67 0 4 4 0.27 18.0 1.2