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09-04-21-womens-volleyball-vs-canisius-autumn-leak-kylie-cooper

Junior Autumn Leak spikes the ball through opposing Canisius player's hands in a Sheraton University City Invitational game.

Credit: Kylie Cooper

The Sheraton University City Volleyball Invitational was a huge success for the Red and Blue's women's volleyball team, who won all three of their matches and swept the tournament. The star of the show was junior captain Autumn Leak, who finished the weekend with 50 kills and a .311 hitting percentage. 

Leak also had two blocks, four assists, 19 digs, and a service ace. Her performance on Friday — in which she tallied 16 kills against Bucknell — marked an all-time personal best.

The next day, Leak broke her own record with 21 kills on .398 hitting percentage against Coppin State. In the third and fourth sets of that match, she posted a .480 hitting percentage. She also hit the final kill of the match, clinching the victory for the Red and Blue. 

Leak was named MVP of the tournament and earned the title of Ivy League Player of the Week at the Ivy League's inaugural weekly awards for the 2021 volleyball season. 

She and the Quakers will square off against their competition at the DePaul Invitational in Chicago this weekend; the first match will be against Akron on Sept. 10. 

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