Men's Track


Travis Leonard
Travis Leonard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mahomet, Ill.

High School:
Mahomet-Seymour HS

Last College:
UC-Santa Barbara

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
05/22/1986

AT ILLINOIS

2008 Track & Field
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

2007 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the discus at the Big Ten Championships ... Marked a career-best 159-1 in the discus in taking second at the Big Blue Classic ... Threw a career-best 134-1 in the hammer throw at the Illinois Invite. Indoor: Marked a career-best 44-4 3/4 in the weight throw at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational.

At UC-Santa Barbara
Two-time varsity letterwinner ... Conference finalist in discus as a sophomore.

High School
Two-time All-State honoree ... Set the conference record in the discus ... Three-time All-Conference honoree ... Earned four letters in track and field and two in basketball ... News-Gazette All-Area team.

Personal
Born May 22, 1986 ... Son of James and Robin Leonard ... Has one older brother, Zach ... Majoring in geography ... Biggest thrill in sports was setting the Corn Belt Conference record in the discus.

Leonard's Personal Bests
Discus (Outdoor): 159-1 (48.50m)
Weight Throw (Indoor): 44-4 3/4 (13.53m)
Hammer Throw (Outdoor): 134-1 (40.87m)

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