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SJU Men's Cross Country BIO
Eddie Leonard
Player Profile:
Eddie Leonard 2826748
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chadds Ford, Pa.
High School: Archmere Academy (Del.)/Loyola (Md.)
Personal Records
             
                                      
                            
                            
         
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
5k 16:36.9 TCNJ Blue/Gold Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017
6k 20:54.0 Big 5 Invitational Belmont Plateau Philadelphia, Pa. 2016
8k
25:52.7 Rider Invitational Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2016

2016: Raced four times, including three 8k races... Scored in half of his races... Made SJU debut at the Friend Big 5 Invitational 6k (20:54.0), placing 38th overall to finish as SJU's #4 runner... Ran collegiate-best 8k (25:52.7) for 50th in a field of 129 at the Rider Invitational to finish as SJU's #5 runner... That time was an improvement on his previous 8k PR, set while at Loyola (Md.), by over three minutes... Also raced the 8k in the open race of the Paul Short Run (26:58.6) and at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational (27:20.6)... Placed 32nd in a field of 86 at Lafayette to close the season... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2015 (at Loyola (Md.)): Raced in four meets... Placed 97th at the Patriot League Championship 8k (30:16.7)... Turned in season-best 8k performance (29:02.3) for 81st at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational... Added 8k performance at the Paul Short Run (29:59.2)... Placed 63rd in collegiate debut at the Mount St. Mary's 5k Duals (19:05.1).

High School/Personal: Transfer from Loyola (Md.)... Two-time All-Diamond State Conference First Team selection... Led squad to two Diamond State Conference Championship titles... Guided team to runner-up finish at the 2014 DIAA D2 Championships and a third-place finish at the 2015 DIAA D2 Championships... Earned eight letters between track and field (5) and cross country (3)... Captained the outdoor track squad as a senior... Was a member of the National Honor Society at Archmere Academy... Involved with Hand in Hand at Saint Joseph's University... Majoring in actuarial science.

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