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Danny Leland
 

Danny  Leland

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park HS

Height:
6-0

Event:
Middle Distance

04/01/2017

Track & Field Closes Out Texas Relays Competition

Senior Cion Hicks wins second-straight shot put event title.

03/31/2017

Obi Sets Triple Jump School Record

Senior jumper finishes second in record-setting fashion Friday in Austin.

02/25/2017

Track & Field Women Lead Big 12 Indoor After First Day

Rhodes wins pole vault title, four score in 5,000 meters to propel Bears.

02/25/2017

Track & Field Women Win First Big 12 Team Title

Bears set program records for points, event champions to clinch indoor crown.

02/11/2017

T&F Rewrites Record Book At Tyson, Iowa State Meets

Miller sets school record, Bears produce five other top-10 times in BU history

• 2017 All-Big 12 Indoors (DMR)
• 2016 All-Big 12 Indoors (DMR)
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member

2017: Recorded All-Big 12 honors after running the third leg of BU's sixth-place distance medley relay at the Big 12 Indoor Championship, posting a time of 10:05.62...Also competed in the 600-yard and 800-meter races...Finished fourth with a personal-best time of 1:12.09 in the 600 yards at the Rod McCravy Memorial...Ran a personal-best 1:52.17 at the Big 12 Indoor Championship...Competed in the 400 meters and 800 meters during the outdoor season, finishing fifth at the Michael Johnston Invitational with a time of 1:52.27 in the 800 meters.

2016: Earned All-Big 12 honors indoors by running third-leg for seventh-place distance medley relay crew at Big 12 Championship...Raced individually in four indoor meets...Had season-best time and finish in 800 meters at Texas A&M 11-Team Invitational with mark of 1:56.45 to be 21st...Competed outdoors at six meets...Set personal-best 800-meter time of 1:52.06 to be 15th at Michael Johnson Invitational...Recorded top-10 finishes in event at season's first three meets...Placed 19th in prelim action for 800 meters with time of 1:56.32...Raced on three 'b' 4x400-meter relays...Was member of 4x1600-meter relay team at Drake Relays that placed 11th... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field, while spending freshman season at Episcopal School of Dallas and then moving to Highland Park High School for final three prep years...Was two-time all-district in cross country (2012 & '13) and three-time all-district honoree in track and field (2013, '14 & '15)...Qualified for New Balance nationals with country's seventh-fastest indoor 800-meter time...Was member of three time district champion cross country squad that finished fourth at state in 2012 and 11th in 2014...Was regional medalist and state alternate in 800-meter event in 2013 and 2014...Owns school records as member of 4x800-meter and distance medley relays...Registered personal-bests of 49.0 (400m), 1:54.92 (800m), 4:30.77 (1,600m) and 16:24 (5,000m).

Personal: Son of Dan and Susan Leland...Has one sister, Kristen...Majoring in business.

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