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Leka Kiner-Falefa
Leka  Kiner-Falefa

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Honolulu, Hawaii

High School:
Mid-Pacific Institute

Last College:
North Texas

Height:
5-8

Position:
L/DS

Experience:
TR

Graduated:
2016


10/14/2017

Hayden, Owens Power Rebels Past Aztecs

UNLV volleyball rallied for a 3-1 win over San Diego State Saturday.

10/11/2017

Rebels Begin Four-Match Homestand Thursday

UNLV volleyball returns to the Cox Pavilion to host Fresno State and San Diego State this week.

10/09/2017

Kiner-Falefa Recognized For Defensive Play

UNLV volleyball's Leka Kiner-Falefa named Mountain West's Defensive Player of the Week.

09/08/2017

Rebels Claw Past Wildcats In Five Sets

UNLV Volleyball defeats Weber State, 3-2, with help from five in double-digit kills.

09/08/2017

Rebels, Anteaters Go The Distance Friday Night

UNLV Volleyball forced UC Irvine to play five sets, but was unable to complete come-from-behind bid in 3-2 loss.

UNLV: Transferred to UNLV after playing one year (2016) at North Texas.

2016 North Texas: Played in 32 matches and 113 sets … Had a total of 13 kills … Had a total of 51 assists … Had a total of 17 aces with a season-high three aces on two occasions: vs. Nevada, Reno (Aug. 26) and vs. UTEP (Oct. 14) … Had a total of 335 digs with 10 or more digs in 16 matches, including a season-high 30 vs. Utah Valley (Sept. 2).

High School: A 2016 graduate of Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii … Lettered four years in volleyball … Named to three times to the All-Interscholastic League of Honolulu three times (2014-16) … Selected as the Owls MVP and Most Oustanding Athlete as a senior … Most recently, played club volleyball for Imi’ike VBC in 2016; helped Rox Rainbow VC to a third-place finish at the 2014 USAV Junior National Championship … Earned President’s List and Honor Roll recognition all four years.

Personal: Lekaleka Maia Kiner-Falefa was born in Honolulu, Hawaii … Daughter of Kimberly Kiner and Fili Falefa … Has two brothers, Jaris and Isiah … Brother, Isiah, was drafted in the fourth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft by the Texas Rangers, and plays with the organization’s Double-A affiliate, the Frisco RoughRiders.

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