Socorro Leal Athlete Profile

#23 Socorro Leal

Positions: Outside Hitter, Middle Blocker Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 1983-1985 Hometown: Brasilia, Brazil

At BYU

  • Majored in international business
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1983): "Outstanding fundamental skills, but will need some time to adjust to our style of play. Capable of playing any position on the team."
  • Part-time starter in 1983
  • Tied for 16th place in NCAA Division I Volleyball for service aces in 1984 (.650)
  • Honorable Mention Team of 1983 BYU Volleyball Preview
  • 1984 HCAC Honorable Mention Team
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1985): "Excellent fundamentals. A leading hitter in the conference. Holds a school record in service aces from last season. Stronger and in better condition than ever. Exceptional passer. Increased hitting options. Provides experienced leadership by her consistent play."

Before BYU

  • Highly rated player in Brazilian national competition