CU (W) Volleyball BIO
14 Korie Lebeda

2007 Repeated first-team all-MVC honors while starting all 31 matches ...Averaged 12.50 assists per set, which ranked third in the MVC and 45th nationally ...Set Creighton record for career assists against Northern Iowa in MVC Tournament semifinals (Nov. 23) and enters senior season with 4,222 helpers .....Second in MVC-only matches with 13.06 assists per set ...Named to Bluejay Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 12.67 assists, 2.56 digs, 1.00 blocks and hitting .300 ...Notched 3,000th career assist on first point of road win at Iowa State (Aug. 28) ...Had first double-double of the year against the Cyclones with 53 assists and 11 digs ...Had 60 assists and 15 digs in win over UNI (Sept. 21) ...Had 44 assists, 17 digs and five kills in win over Illinois State (Sept. 28) ...Tied career-high with eight kills in three sets against Bradley (Oct. 19) while adding 44 assists and eight digs ...Had 36 assists, eight digs and seven kills while hitting .636 against UNI (Oct. 20) ...Became first player in CU history with 1,000 assists in each of her first three years when she passed 1,000 against Southern Illinois (Nov. 2) ...Had 47 assists, eight digs, eight blocks and five kills in win over the Salukis ...Surpassed 4,000 career assists in set two of match victory at Missouri State (Nov. 9) ...Had season-high 61 assists in win over Southern Illinois in MVC Tournament quarterfinals (Nov. 23), most in one match in CU’s MVC Tournament history ...Her 105 assists in the 2007 MVC Tourney were a school-record for one year at the event, and her 230 career assists at the Valley meet are also a CU mark ...Leads active CU players with 38 double-doubles .

2006 Led MVC with 12.79 assists per set (next closest was 11.96 apg) ...Was 38th nationally in assists per set ...Team’s most-decorated player, she was an all-Tournament pick at all three regular-season events as well as a first-team all-MVC selection ...Also named MVP of the Holiday Inn Classic and Blue Raider Bash ...MVC Player and Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Aug. 28 ...Volleyball Magazine Player of the Month in the November issue ...MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team ...Broke her own school record for assists in a season, finishing with 1,484 ...Third on the team with 3.12 digs per set, which ranked 16th in the MVC and was tops among setters ...Posted five straight double-doubles from Sept. 1-9 and finished year with seven double-doubles in a row ...Owned team lead with 21 double-doubles ...Had 66 assists in road win at Wichita State (Oct. 13) ...Became school’s quickest to 2,000 career assists (43 matches, 152 sets), a pace much faster than even MVC all-time assist leader Jill Arganbright (UNI) needed (50, 165) ...Had 38 assists, 12 digs, six kills and four blocks against #1 Nebraska (Sept. 24) ...Had 40 assists, 17 digs, tied career-best with eight kills and five blocks in loss to Missouri State (Nov. 12) ...Had career-highs with 71 assists and 20 digs in five-set triumph at Evansville (Nov. 18), making her the fourth player at Creighton with at least 20 assists and 20 digs in the same match ...Had 49 assists, 16 digs and five blocks at Illinois State in MVC Tourney win (Nov. 24) ...Notched her 1,000th assist of the year on Oct. 21 at Drake in Creighton’s 21st match, quickest in single-season history ...Played every point of every match ...MVC Honor Roll.

2005 Earned MVC All-Freshman Team accolades ...Broke an MVC and Creighton single-season record with 13.34 assists per set ...Ranked 13th nationally in assists per set, tops among freshmen ...Named a Freshman “Rising Star” by, one of only 15 players mentioned ...Set a Creighton record for assists in a season (1,401), which ranked 23rd in MVC history and fourth among MVC freshmen all-time ...Named MVC Freshman of the Week (Oct. 17) after averaging 13.18 assists, 2.73 digs, .55 blocks and .36 aces per set in three road wins ...Owned a team-high 13 double-doubles and became the third player in school history to debut with one during Aug. 26 sweep vs. Northern Colorado (39 assists, 10 digs) ...Led team with 23 aces ...Earned All-Tournament Team honors at the SDSU Invite after setting Creighton team to hitting percentages of .495 vs. UC Riverside (Sept. 2) and .414 vs. Liberty (Sept. 4), two of the top four performances in school history ...Set a Creighton record for assists in a three-set match with 55 at Evansville (Oct. 14), then broke that in a Nov. 12 rematch with UE with 56 ...Had 61 assists and 16 digs in five-set win at Southern Illinois (Oct. 15) ...Had season-best 68 assists in five-set win at Northern Iowa (Nov. 18) ...Needed just 77 sets and 23 matches to reach 1,000 career assists, quickest in Creighton history, when she did it vs. Missouri State (Oct. 29) ...Dean’s List.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was one of 12 finalists for the Andi Collins Award, given to the top senior setter in the country ...First-team Super-State pick had 990 assists while leading the Crusaders to the Class A state semifinals and a 28-12 final record ...Also hit .349 and had 169 kills, 354 digs and 59 blocks ...As a junior, team went 33-6 as she had 217 kills and 133 assists while splitting time between setter and outside hitter ...A two-time all-Metro selection by the Omaha World-Herald ...Team went a combined 126-40 with four district titles with her as a four-year starter ...Owns Marian records for career aces (147) and digs (1,226) and season mark for assists (990) ...Coached by Rochelle Rohlfs.

Career Highs
Kills 8 (3x) last vs. Bradley 10/19/07
Attempts 20 vs. Iowa 9/2/06
Attack Pct. .636 vs. Northern Iowa 10/20/07
Assists 71 at Evansville 11/18/06
Digs 20 at Evansville 11/18/06
Aces 3 (3x) last vs. Charlotte 9/15/07
Blocks 8 vs. Southern Illinois 11/2/07
Points 13.0 vs. Iowa 9/2/06

Creighton Awards & Honors
2005 Freshman “Rising Star”
2005 MVC All-Freshman Team
2005 MVC Freshman of the Week , Oct. 17
2005 SDSU Invitational All-Tournament Team
2005-06 Dean’s List
2005-06 MVC Honor Roll
2006 12th Annual Holiday Inn Classic All-Tournament Team
2006 12th Annual Holiday Inn Classic MVP
2006 Blue Raider Bash All-Tournament Team
2006 Blue Raider Bash MVP
2006 Bluejay Invitational All-Tournament Team
2006 First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
2006 MVC Player of the Week, Aug. 28
2006 MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team
2006 Prairie Farms/MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week, Aug. 31
2006 Prairie Farms/MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week, Nov. 22
2006 Volleyball Magazine Player of the Month (Nov. issue)
2006-07 MVC Honor Roll
2007 First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
2007 Bluejay Invitational All-Tournament Team
2007 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team honorable-mention
2007-08 MVC Honor Roll

More About Korie
Full Name: Korie Ann Lebeda
Birthday: October 25, 1986
Birthplace: Omaha, Neb.
Parents: Jim and Cindy Lebeda
Sisters: Kristen Svehla (28) and Kylie Voorhees (26)
Major: Finance/Business Management
Nicknames: Kor, Lebs, Korkor and Korky-baby
Career Ambition: To play professional sand volleyball
Favorite Athletes: Misty May-Treanor and Michael Jordan
Favorite Memory From 2007: Beating Iowa State at their place
Summer Job: Numerous volleyball camps and internship with Citi Smith Barney
Dream Job: Own a volleyball facility to coach young players
Favorite Spot on Campus: The locker room
Did You Know? Father played baseball at Nebraska-Omaha, mom played volleyball, basketball and softball for UNO, sister Kristen played volleyball at College of St. Mary’s (for Paul Giesselmann) and sister Kylie played volleyball at UNO

Position: Setter
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Marian HS