Track & Field



 Lenyn Leonce
Lenyn Leonce

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Castries, St. Lucia

High School:
St. Mary's HS

Height:
6-4

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
3L


04/21/2013

UW Ends Visit to California with Strong Beach Invite

Kereston Thomas earns UW's seventh best all-time mark in 100m dash

04/13/2013

Track Athletes Achieve Multiple Personal Bests in Nebraska

Solid outing leads to Mt. SAC, most important meet before championship season

03/30/2013

Multiple Athletes Earn Top Marks, Personal Bests at Fum McGraw

Several post improved times or marks in second outdoor meet of season

03/22/2013

Track Off to a Good Start to the Outdoor Season

Several first-place marks and personal bests highlight meet in Greeley

02/23/2013

Hall, Finley Lead UW to Solid Finishes at MW Indoors

Men finish fifth, women eighth to conclude league indoor meet

05/17/2011

2011 MWC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2011 Mountain West Conference Track and Field Championships

2012-13
Indoor: Competed at the MW Championships in the 60-meter dash (6th, 7.02) and placed second in the long jump at 23'-8.25" (team-best for season) for All-MW honors for the long jump ... earned second place in the long jump at 22'-8.50" at the Power Meet ... achieved fourth place in the long jump at the Holiday Inn Invite at 23'-7.25" ... placed first in the long jump at 23'-5.50" at the AF Invite ... jumped a 22'-7.25" long jump for eighth place at the Husker Invite ... came in seventh in the long jump at the AF Team Challenge at 22'-8."
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the long jump as a No. 47 seed ... finished 29th at 23'-10.25" in the long jump at the preliminary ... competed at the MW Championships in the long jump, placing fifth at 23'-7.50" and helped the 4x100 relay to a sixth-place finish in 42.39 ... placed first in the long jump at the Cowpoke Open at a distance of 23'-8.75" ... came in first in the long jump at the Jack Christiansen Invite at 24'-2.25" and ran a 10.61 in the 100-meter, UW's eighth best all-time mark ... competed in the long jump at the Mt. SAC Relays for fifth place at 24'-2.25" and was a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relays at the meet ... finished second in the long jump at 24'-0.75" at the Nebraska Quad, where he also placed ninth in the 100-meter dash and helped the 4x100 relay to fourth place in 42.12 ... achieved first place in the long jump at the Fum McGraw Quad at 23'-6.75" and placed sixth in the 200-meter in 22.41 ... opened the outdoor season at the Tom Benich Invite, placing first in the long jump at 23'-6.75."

2011-12
During the indoor season, finished fourth in the long jump at the Air Force Invite and placed fifth in the 60-meter dash at the AF Team meet ... was a contender in the 200-meter dash at the Power Meet where he finished second ... for the outdoor season, came in third in the long jump at the AF Relays ... part of the 4x100-meter relay that placed fourth at the MW Championships and he also competed in the long jump at the meet for fifth place ... helped the 4x100 relay finish first at the Tom Benich Invitational ... ended the year qualifying for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the long jump.

2010-11
Came away with six first-place finishes in the indoor and outdoor seasons, along with four personal records, including one at the outdoor MW Championships in the 200-meter dash ... competed in six different events, four of them being sprints and the other two in jumping ... during the MW Indoor Championships, finished 12th in the 60-meter run and fourth in the long jump ... competed at the outdoor MW Championships, finishing fifth in the 200-meter run and eighth in the long jump.

2009-10
Leonce's athleticism showed from the beginning of his college career ... had the best long jump on the team during the indoor track season ... his leap of 24'-6.25" set the bar for the Pokes ... captured the MW Outdoor long jump championship as a freshman and ran in the 100-meter dash and the 60-meter dash in both indoor and outdoor track.

High School
Team captain for his high school team from 2006-08 and in 2007 was the Carifta U17 champion in the jumps ... backed that with another Carifta Championship in 2009 for participants age 20 and younger.

Personal
Born in St. Lucia to parents Joan and Andrew Leonce ... majoring in finance.

Leonce's Bests:
Indoor
55m dash - 6.49 (2012)
60m dash - 6.92 (2012)(No. 10 UW all-time mark)
200m dash - 22.10 (2012)(No. 8 UW all-time mark)
300m dash - 35.90 (2012)
Long jump - 24'6.25" (2010)(No. 8 UW all-time mark)
Triple jump - 46'10.25" (2011)

Outdoor
100m dash - 10.61 (2013)(No. 8 UW all-time mark)
200m dash - 21.50 (2011)(No. 6 UW all-time mark)
Long jump - 24'-6.50" (2010)(No. 6 UW all-time mark)

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