February 25, 2019

Leeson Selected to Compete for Team USA


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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Redshirt senior Blake Leeson is one of 12 individuals to be picked by USA Volleyball to compete at the World University Games (July 3-14) in Napoli, Italy. He joins fellow middle blockers, Tyler Mitchem (Lewis University) and Kyler Presho (Stanford University), on the men’s volleyball roster.

USA Volleyball Release

“I’m so excited to coach these talented young men, many of whom I know from coaching against or following their collegiate careers,” said Ryan Perrotte, head coach for Team USA’s men’s volleyball squad at the World University Games.

Raymond Barsemian (OH, 6-6, La Crescenta, Calif., Concordia Irvine)
Chandler Gibb (S, 6-2, Huntington Beach, Calif., Concordia Irvine)
Jaylen Jasper (Opp, 6-7, Annapolis, Md., Stanford)
Blake Leeson (MB, 6-7, Mequon, Wis., Ohio State)
Austin Matautia (OH, 6-4, Ewa Beach, Hawaii, UCLA)
Tyler Mitchem (MB, 6-11, Bolingbrook, Ill., Lewis)
Julian Moses (OH, 6-4, Atlanta, Ga., Lewis)
Kyler Presho (MB, 6-8, San Clemente, Calif., Stanford)
Brandon Rattray (Opp, 6-5, San Diego, Calif., UCLA)
Michael Simmons (L, 6-4, Aurora, Ill. Lewis)
Brett Wildman (OH, 6-5, Virginia Beach, Va., Penn State)
Garrett Zolg (S, 6-3, Huntington Beach, Calif., Loyola Chicago)