AS A JUNIOR (2010): Played in five matches and 13 sets as a junior before an injury cut short her season ... Recieved a medical redshirt for 2010 ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Played in 20 matches and 70 sets for the Pirates as a sophomore ... Hit .212 with 88 kills and 64 blocks ... Ranked 15th in the PBC in hitting percentage and 5th in the PBC in blocks per set ... Collected a season-high 10 kills against Flagler on 11/15 ... Had a season-high eight blocks against West Alabama on 8/28 ... Notched five or more blocks four times ... Hit .750 (7-1/8) against St. Andrews on 9/5 ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played in 25 matches and 86 sets for Lambuth University as a freshman ... Hit .391 with 179 kills (2.08 per set) ... Registered a season-high 14 kills vs. Martin Methodist on 9/22 ... Ranked 8th in NAIA Division I in blocks (1.49 per set) ... Earned All-Conference honorable mention honors.
Played for four years at College Heights Christian School in Joplin, Mo. ... Earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a senior ... Two-time All-Region honoree and three-time All-District honoree for the Cougars ... Set the CHCS all-time blocking record.
Born Leia Nicole Pittman on October 17, 1989, in Lake Charles, La. ... Hometown is Carthage, Mo. ... Daughter of David and Peggy Pittman ... Majoring in economics ... Enjoys playing guitar, kayaking, art and hanging out with friends ... Lists Kerri Walsh as a favorite sports personality.