Sami Leach

#14 Sami Leach

HOMETOWN New Berlin, Wis.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Bethel College (Ind.)

2017 (Junior): 
Academic All-NSIC
Only player to appear in all 97 sets and all 29 matches this season for Bemidji State... Led the team in total kills with 157 and assists with 527 for an average of 5.43 assists per set in 1,209 total sets on the season... Second on the squad with 202 digs averaging 2.08 digs per set... Finished the season with a .203 kill percentage, 22 blocks and 10 service aces... Recorded a career high 47 assists at Minneosta Crookston (9/19), 12 kills vs Lake Superior State (9/9), and 16 digs vs MSU Moorhead (9/1)...2017 Fall Academic All-NSIC Team.

Prior to BSU: (Bethel College) Selected as Crossroads League Setter of the week five times… Named to Crossroads League All-Conference Team in 2014 and 2015… Conference Setter of the Year in 2015… 2015 and 2014 NCCAA All-Region Team… 2015 NAIA Mid-Central First Team…Lead the team in assists in both her freshman and sophomore seasons with the Pilots... Totaled 2,395 assists at Bethel (Ind.)...Played under head coach Kevin Ulmer her freshman and sophomore seasons at Bethel.

Personal: Born January 8th, 1996… Daughter of Dale Bugajski and Michelle De Witt Bugajski and Ken Leach… Plans to major in Exercise Science… Brother Nick plays football at Minnesota State Mankato.

Career Highs: Kills: 12 vs Lake Superior State (9/9/17); Assists: 47 at Minnesota Crookston (9/19/17); Service Aces: 3 vs South Dakota Mines (9/1/17); Digs: 16 vs MSU-Moorhead (9/1/17); Blocks: 3 vs Sioux Falls (9/23/17).