ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
7 - Danielle Leavitt
Danielle Leavitt
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Longwood, Fla.
High School: Lake Highland Preparatory School
Position: Libero
House Affiliation: Dunster

Before Harvard
Selected as defensive captain her senior year and earned four varsity letters in volleyball ... Helped Lake Highland to back-to-back 4A district championships ... Aided Lake Highland to a No. 4 ranking in Florida by Max Preps Volleyball in 2012 ... Led Lake Highland to the Tampa Prep Tournament championship as a senior ... In 2012, named Tampa Prep Tournament MVP ... Named All Central Florida Top Defensive Player as a senior ... Four-time Lake Highland defensive MVP ... Two-time All-State selection ... Named to the Under Armour All-American Watch List in 2012 ... Two-time Bright House Sports Network Preseason All-Area Team ... Named Bright House Sports Network Impact Player in 2011 ... First team Academic All-America selection ... Competes for Orlando Volleyball Academy ... Helped OVA to three AAU National Championship in 14-, 15- and 17-open ... Competed in seven consecutive USAV National Championships ... Led OVA to back-to-back national qualifiers at Disney and Atlanta in 2013... Three-time Defensive Dandy winner ... Senior Aces Honorable Mention in 2012 ... In 2009, Dream Team libero MEQ qualifier ... Also a six-year letterwinner in tennis ... Served as captain as a senior ... Led Lake Highland to four 2A district and regional championships ... Won four singles and doubles 2A championships ... Placed fourth in the 2A state tournament as a senior ... Won district and regional titles six straight years ... Compiled an undefeated record as a junior and senior ... Three-year Booster Award recipient ... Named to the Florida High School Student Athletic Association All-State Academic Team as a senior ... Coaches Award recipient in 2012... USTA Diversity Achievement Award winner ... Valedictorian ... National Merit Finalist ... AP Scholar with Honor ... Recipient of President's Council Award for Community Service ... Member of Cum Laude Society, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, Captain's Council, Mu Alpha Theta and Pre-Medical Club ... Volunteered at Crohn's and Colitis Foundation and E-Buddies International ... Co-Founder of G.U.T.S.