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Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mechanicsville, Va.
High School: Hanover
Club: U-Turn Sports
Major: Civil Engineering


Brings about excitement because she has the potential to be an outstanding hitter for the Aggies over the next three years of her career …  Solid attacker who can hit multiple sets along the net … Brings versatility to the Aggies offense and has a fast arm swing … Head coach says Haynesworth can “terminate” at the net … Will be competing on both the left and right side positions.

2016 Season:  Played in 23 matches with four starts over 73 total sets played as a freshman…Totaled 74 kills (1.01 per set) with 248 total attacks for a .020 hitting percentage…Had 52 digs (0.71), two assists (0.03), and 27 total blocks (0.37) on the season...Finished sixth on the team in total kills and fifth in blocks…Had a season-high nine kills against Alabama A&M in the season-opening tournament Aug. 26…Recorded 13 digs against Radford in the Spartan-Aggie Invitational on Sept. 10…Put up five total blocks against Norfolk State in Moore Gym on Oct. 4.

High School:  Four-time all-conference player … Conference Player of the Year and all-state her senior season … Three-time all-regional selection … Hanover High School Female Athlete of the Year as a senior … All-Academic all four years … All-conference track & field athlete …  All-regional and all-state runner for four years. 

Personal:  Full name is Leila Haynesworth … She is the daughter of Donna and Leroy Haynesworth … She was born October 2, 1998 …  Majors in civil engineering … Has two siblings, Donte and Antoinette … Father and brother played football at Norfolk State … Mom competed in track and field at Hampton … Favorite book is The Kite Runner and favorite TV show is Dance Moms … Was a youth mentor for Richmond Heat Track & Sports


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