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    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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