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Katie Leonard
Katie Leonard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Burkburnett, Texas

High School:
Burkburnett

Event:
Distance

Experience:
In.: 2L Out.: 3L


2005 OUTDOOR: All-conference in the 3000M steeplechase ... finished eighth at the Big 12 Championships in a time of 10:53.60 ... won the event at the TCU Invitational in a time of 11:22.36 ... opened the season by running 11:20.71 at the Wes Kittley Open.

2005 INDOOR: Competed in one event in the 5000M, running a time of 18:56.88, a career-best.

2004 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 1500M, 3000M, 3000M steeplechase and the 5000M ... had three regional qualifying marks on the season in the steeplechase ... ran a personal-best time of 4:52.00 in the 1500M at the ASU Relays ... finished fourth in the 3000M at the TTU Invitational in a time of 10:53.94 ... earned all-conference honors with a seventh-place finish in a time of 10:51.83 ... finished third at the MJ Invitational with a time of 10:53.62 ... at the Texas Relays, finished eighth in a time of 10:56.85 ... ran a personal-best time of 18:21.01 in the 5000M at the UTEP Invitational for a second-place finish ... at the Big 12 Championships, ran a time of 18:45.10.

2004 INDOOR: Competed in the mile, 3000M and as a member of the DMR ... ran a personal-best time of 9:58.89 in the 3000M at the Big 12 Championships for a 19th-place finish ... finished third at the Red Raider Classic with a time of 10:28.04 ... competed in the DMR at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 12:06.01 and a 10th-place finish ... team finished first at the Red Raider Classic with a time of 12:57.53.

2003 OUTDOOR: Tech's top competitor in the 3000M and the 3000M steeplechase, earning all-conference honors ... finished in first at the Texas Tech Invitational running a 10:32.52 ... finished in eighth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 11:10.25 ... finished in fifth in the 3000M with a time of 10:33.66 ... in one appearance in the 5000M, ran an 18:36.28 to finish in second.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2002 graduate of Burkburnett High School, in Burkburnett, Texas ... competed in cross country, track and basketball ... district champ in cross country in 2000, 2001, district champ in the 1600M in 2000 and 2001 ... regional champ in the 800M in 2000 ... state medalist in cross country ... state bronze medalist in the 800M in 2000 ... state bronze medalist in the 3200M in 2002 ... class valedictorian ... was involved in FCA, Student Council, NHS President, voted most likely to succeed by her senior class, Kodak Young Leader, TSBE Honoree 2001, 2002 and St. Jude Catholic Choir.

PERSONAL: Born 7-31-84 in Wichita Falls, Texas ... daughter of Gregory and Debra Leonard ... father is a teacher and mother is an insurance clerk ... has one brother, Zachary ... hobbies include running, working out, scrap booking, and singing ... majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry.

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