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Savanah Leaf Joins ODK Honor Society

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami volleyball’s Savanah Leaf was one of four student-athletes recently tapped into the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society.

Leaf joined diver Kara McCormack, distance runner Taylor Votek and women’s tennis player Monique Albuquerque as the newest members in one of the oldest and most prestigious honor societies at the University of Miami.

All students inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa must rank among the top 35 percent in their class and have completed at least 60 credit hours. All Omicron Delta Kappa members possess the following five ideals: exemplary character, responsible leadership and service in campus life, superior scholarship, genuine fellowship and consecration to the democratic ideal.

“We are very proud of the student-athletes tapped into ODK,” said Chris Doell, Miami Director of Athletics Academic Services. “It’s a tremendous honor, and it highlights their demonstrated commitment to excellence in all areas of their lives.”

A double major in psychology and human and social development, Leaf carries a 3.856 cumulative GPA. She has also been an impact player on the court for Miami, leading the Canes with 293 kills and 23 services aces. The junior outside hitter also has a team-high nine double-doubles on the year.

“I am very proud of Savanah’s accomplishment,” head volleyball coach Jose “Keno” Gandara said. “She has been a leader for us on and off the court and it is great to see her get this recognition.”

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