2008 OUTDOOR: Competed at the Midwest Regional in the high jump event with a season-best mark of 6'-11" ... competed at the Big 12 Championships in the high jump ... competed at the Big 12 Championships in the long jump event ... won the ACU Invitational in the high jump with a height of 6'-7.50".
2008 INDOOR: Competed at the NCAA Championships in the high jump ... competed at the NCAA Championships in the long jump ... earned All-Conference honors at the Big 12 Championships in the high jump finishing fifth with a mark of 6'09.75" ... won two events in the high jump competition at separate Texas Tech Invitationals ... finished a season-best third in the long jump event at the United Heritage Invitational with a mark of 24'-06.25".
2007 OUTDOOR: Competed in two events...placed seventh in the long jump at the Big 12 Championship setting a personal best and a NCAA regional qualifying jump of 24'-11.5"...cleared a height of 6'-8.75" setting a personal best at the Sooner Invite in the high jump.
2007 INDOOR: Competed in the high jump and long jump ... set a personal record in the high jump clearing 6'-9" at the Dan DeHart Invitational and Texas Tech Open ... jumped a personal best of 23'-8.75 at the Tyson Invite ... finished the season at the Big 12 Championships jumping 23'-3.5"
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Abilene High in Abilene, Texas... was a multi-sport standout, participating in football, basketball and track... was a two-time 5A State high jump champion, clearing 7'-1" as a senior... height ranked second best in the state for 2006... was State runner-up in the long jump with a jump of 24'-8.25"... named to the All-USA boys track and field team by USA Today.
PERSONAL: Born on August 23, 1987, to Lyle and Kari Leong in Abilene, Texas... father Lyle attended Abilene Christian and works as a counselor... mother Kari also is a graduate of ACU and is a principal... has one sibling, London, 14... interests include music... majoring in exercise and sport sciences... future goal is to be a coach.
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