Tessa Lea'ea
Tessa  Lea'ea


Stockton, Calif.

High School:
Cesar Chavez HS


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Nevada goes 5-1 in home spring tournament

Pack sweep UC Davis and Academy of Arts


Nevada falls at home to New Mexico

Seniors Grace Anxo and Dana Holt honored


Nevada knocks off Air Force 3-1

Senior Night Saturday versus New Mexico


Nevada closes out home schedule with Air Force and New Mexico

Senior Night Saturday


Nevada snaps streaks with victory over San Diego State

Pack hosts UNLV Saturday at 1 p.m.


Tessa Lea'ea talks with Ryan Radtke

Tessa Lea'ea, women's volleyball, talks with Ryan Radtke on this edition of Pack Profiles presented by The Dolan Automotive Group.


Nevada vs. UNLV

Nevada vs. UNLV


San Jose State at Nevada 2011

San Jose State at Nevada


Utah State at Nevada

Utah State at Nevada




2014 (Sr.): 2014 All-Mountain West Honorable Mention ... Wrapped up a stellar career in the top-five in program history in points with 1,412 and total blocks with 452 ... Led the team in multiple categories including points (347.5), kills (280) and blocks (110) ... Finished in the top-10 in the MW in blocks and points ... Her 11 blocks against South Alabama (August 30) ranked in a tie for second for the most blocks by a Mountain West player in 2014 ... Racked up 24 kills in a win at Fresno State (Oct. 2), a season and team-high ... Became only the 11th player in program to record 1,000 career kills in the 3-2 win over the Bulldogs ... Set a new career-best with five solo blocks against Cal (Sept. 13).

2013 (Jr.): Led the Wolf Pack in numerous offensive categories last season including kills (307), kills per set (2.82), hitting percentage (.249), points (374.0) and points per set (3.43) ... Team leader in blocks (114) and blocks per set (1.05) ... Ranked 16th in the conference in kills, ninth in blocks and 15th in points ... Set match highs in kills four times ... Tallied her third career double-double against Cal Poly (Sept. 15) ... Set a career high in kills with 22 against Montana (Sept. 14) ... Her 13 blocks against UC Santa Barbara (Aug. 31) tied a career high ... One of four players who played every set (109) and started every match (32) for the Wolf Pack in 2013.

2012 (So.): Led Nevada in a multitude of categories in her second season as the Pack's starting middle blocker ... Was Nevada's top performer in kills (326), kills per set (3.13), attacks (7.91), hitting percentage (.258), solo blocks (25), assisted blocks (115) and total blocks (139) ... Her 25 solo blocks ranks T-9 for a single season at Nevada (two players) and led all Mountain West participants in 2012 ... Was one of three Wolf Pack players to play in every set (104) and start every match.

2011 (Fr.-Rs.): Started all 26 matches at middle blocker in her redshirt freshman season ... Selected to the WAC Freshman team ... Named to Hilton Garden Inn Classic All-Tournament team after averaging 2.45 kills and 1.09 with a .350 attack percentage ... Led the team averaging .97 blocks per set and her 2.48 kills per set ranked second ... Topped the team and ranked sixth in the conference with a .316 attack percentage ... Eight times led the team in kills with three of those being match highs ... Recorded a block and a kill in every match ... Totaled 272 points, an average of 3.02 per set to rank second on the squad ... Earned first volleyball letter.

2010 (Rs.): Practiced with the team but sat out the year as a redshirt.

High School
Lettered four years in volleyball for coach Dodd Pinkham at Cesar Chavez High School in Stockton, Calif. ... Earned three letters in track & field and basketball ... Three-time first-team all-league volleyball and track & field selection ... Three times captured league shot put title ... Junior year earned all-region volleyball honors and was the SJAA Hitter of the Year as a senior ... Twice selected as co-MVP in volleyball and three times was the track & field MVP ... Holds school records for games (305), kills (1296), kill percentage (.678), and blocks (605) ... Ranks in the top five in aces (124) and points (343) ... Played two seasons for Stockton Elite Club team.

In her free time likes writing poetry and spending time with family and friends ... Is a sneaker fanatic ... Chose to attend Nevada because of the program, team and coaching staff ... Selected the Pack over Arizona, Hawai`i, Florida and San Jose State ... Career highlight was 29 kills and 20 blocks versus Tracy in match played in 2008 and winning league championship in volleyball ... Sports heroes are Candace Parker and Michael Jordan ... General studies major ... Daughter of Fotuna and Epirosa Lea`ea.

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