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Leah Elenbaas
Leah Elenbaas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, Mich.

High School:
Greenville

Position:
Distance


Personal Bests

  • (I) 800m Run - 2:09.52
  • (I) 1,000m Run - 2:50.32 (SR)
  • (I) 1 Mile Run - 4:52.43

    2008-09 - Junior:
    OUTDOOR: Competed in the 800m ... Finished with a personal-best time of 2:08.39 at the Joe Hilton Invite ... Posted a time of 2:08.69 at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded five of the Spartans-top six finishes in the 800m ... Ran with the 4x400m relay team at the Big Ten Championships.
    INDOOR: Set the school record in the 1,000m run, clocking in at 2:50.32 while running at the Meyo Invite ... Competed in the 800m run at the Big Ten Championships, clocking in at 2:09.52, a new personal-best time and earning her fourth place at the Championships, scoring for the team ... Posted the top-five team times in the 800m run on the season ... Also set a personal-best in the mile, running 4:52.43 at the Grand Valley Big Meet.

    2007-08 - Sophomore:
    OUTDOOR: Did not compete.
    INDOOR: School record-holder in the indoor 1,000m run after clocking in at 2:50.56 at the Meyo Invite ... Finished first at the Chippewa Open in the 800m run with a time of 2:17.95 ... Competed at the ISU Classic in the 800m run with a time of 2:11.03 ... Recorded a time of 2:12.34 at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 800m run ... Finished the one-mile run at the Akron Quad with a time of 5:00.2.
    CROSS COUNTRY: Posted two top-20 finishes ... Ran to a 12th place finish at the Jeff Drenth Memorial 5K with a time of 19:06 ... Took 18th at the Spartan Invitational tallying a time of 22:39 ... Best time of the year was at the Big Ten Championships after posting a 21:47 ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2006-07 - Freshman:
    OUTDOOR:
    Posted a time of 11:09.28 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship ... Competed at the Spartan Invitational in the 800m run (2:19.31) and the steeplechase (11:11.30) ... Recorded a time of 4:40.38 in the 1,500m run at the EMU Invitational ... Crossed the finish line with a time of 4:47.12 in the 1,500m run at the Colonial Relays ... Finished the steeplechase in 10:58.80 at the Hillsdale Relays in second place.
    INDOOR: Recorded a time of 5:07.39 in the mile run at the Big Ten Championship.
    CROSS COUNTRY: Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Finished 23rd at the Jeff Drenth Memorial, posting a time of 19:10.0 ... Placed 26th at the Spartan Invitational after finishing in 24:30 ... Recorded a 77th-place finish at the Big Ten Championship, running the 10K race in 23:43 ... Finished 252nd at the NCAA Championship with a time of 24:58.1.

    High School:
    Four-year letterwinner in track and lettered twice in cross country ... Earned all-state honors in cross country as a sophomore.

    Personal:
    Daughter of Steve and Ann Elenbaas ... Majoring in accounting ... Born Jan. 27, 1987.

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