|Hometown:||Mill Valley, Calif.|
|High School:||St. Ignatius|
|Team:||San Francisco Juniors|
2011: Played 81 sets...213 kills...127 digs...27 blocks...ranked second on the team in kills and fifth in digs...finished ninth in the NEWMAC in kills...amassed 20 kills and 15 digs versus Western New England (10/15)...also had 15 digs against Middlebury (10/22)...posted five blocks versus Amherst (10/21)...earned three aces against CCNY (9/30) and WPI (11/1).
2010: Played 101 sets...242 kills...186 digs...48 blocks...26 aces...ranked third on the team in kills and digs and fifth in blocks...posted a career-high 16 kills against Springfield (9/28)...collected 11 digs versus Bowdoin (9/10), Williams (9/24) and Coast Guard (10/30)...earned four aces against Mount Holyoke (9/14)...totaled four blocks versus Emmanuel (9/11) and Endicott (9/25).
2009: Played 31 sets...71 kills...tallied 15 kills and eight digs at Gordon (9/5)...registered three aces against Mount Holyoke (10/31)...notched two blocks versus DeSales (9/11).
Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in environmental engineering with a concentration in writing... completed an internship with ESA PWA, a company that provides high quality environmental hydrology and coastal and estuarine restoration...Alpha Phi...played softball freshman year and was a member of the tennis team last spring.
Why I Chose MIT: I came for Campus Preview Weekend and got to play with and hang out with the volleyball team. After that, I could picture myself as a part of the team and a part of MIT. MIT had become a place where I could live a balanced life.
High School: A 2009 graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep.
Club: San Francisco Juniors Volleyball Club (five years).
Personal: Daughter of Stella Perone and Dan Leonard...mother played tennis at MIT...brother Columbus '12 is the goalie for MIT's water polo team.