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.
“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)