Leah Palensky, a DS/L, a Papillion, NE native is the first to join the Reiver squad in 2019. The senior at Papillion La Vista South High School has helped the Titans qualify for the Nebraska State High School Tournament this past year. Individually, Leah has excelled and earned many accolades during her time with the Titans. In 2016 & 2017 she made the Defensive Dandies List for the state of Nebraska. In addition, she was also named on the 2018 Lincoln Journal Star All-State team and the 2018 All-"ITG" Volleyball Team.
Outside of high school, Palensky is part of the Nebraska Junior Volleyball Club. She has been playing there for the past six years playing at a high level and competing against top teams around the country.
In addition to her dedication and hard work on the court, she excels in the classroom as well. She has been part of the Honor Roll and received Academic All-state honors. She has also been awarded with the Academic Award of Excellence and the Believers and Achievers Award.
Leah is the daughter of Denise and Jim Palensky. Her major is undecided. Please welcome Leah Palensky to the Reiver family!