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Leon Bond III

203 lbs.
Redshirt Freshman
Wauwatosa, Wis.
Wauwatosa East
High School
Leon Bond III - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Recorded 12 points, nine rebounds and two steals in collegiate debut vs. Tarleton State (11/6/23)
• Scored 16 points on 8 of 10 field goals vs. North Carolina A&T (11/14/23)
• Tallied eight points and three rebounds vs. Texas Southern (11/16/23)
• Registered eight points and team-high seven rebounds vs. West Virginia (11/22/23)

• Four-year letterwinner at Wauwatosa East High School from 2019-22
• Averaged 21.1 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.9 steals in 2021-22
• Named Wisconsin Division 1 All-State First Team and Greater Metro All-Conference First Team
• Four-year Varsity Award recipient and McDonald’s All-American nominee
• Averaged 11.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots en route to second-team All-Conference honors in 2020-21
• Led Red Raiders to 2021 Wisconsin Division 1 State title with a 23-3 record
• Averaged 11.8 points and 5.9 rebounds as a sophomore in 2019-20
• Tallied 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per game as a freshman in 2018-19

• Leon Bond III
• Son of Leon and Maura Bond
• Has one sister, Lauren, and one brother, Theodore
• Father, Leon, played basketball at UW-Milwaukee in 1990-91
• Volunteered for Cathedral Center Women’s Shelter Meal Program, St. Ben’s Meal Program, Robyn’s Nest Clothing Bank and Jr. Raiders Basketball Camp
• Enjoys hunting, fishing, trying new foods and watching movies
• Chose Virginia because head coach Tony Bennett and the entire coaching staff was the most genuine about his skill level and the five pillars – humility, passion, unity, servanthood and thankfulness align with his personal beliefs
• Was also recruited by Marquette, Cincinnati, Virginia Tech, UW-Milwaukee, St. Thomas and Texas A&M
• Career objective is to work for Nike as a brand ambassador or in community outreach
• Intends to major in sports marketing/real estate