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 Leigh Ann Ganzar
Leigh Ann Ganzar
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Littleton

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/08/1989

05/13/2013

Former Trackster Ganzar Named Fulbright Scholarship Recipient

Middle distance runner is first BU athlete to garner the honor.

07/09/2012

304 Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll

65 earn perfect 4.0 grade-point averages for spring semester.

05/08/2012

Track Lands Program-Record 41 on Academic All-Big 12 List

Baylor placed a total of 36 on the first team and five more on the second team

01/17/2012

326 Student-Athletes Garner Fall 2011 Big 12 Honor Roll Recognition

63 of Honorees Posted 4.0 Mark For Semester

• 2010 All-Big 12 Indoors (1,000 Meters)
• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• 2008 Big 12 Indoor Champion (Distance Medley Relay)
• 2008 All-Big 12 Indoors (800 Meters)
• Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2011 Track: Just missed all-Big 12 honors indoors, placing ninth in 1,000 meters with time of 2:52.63 at conference championship...Won 1,000 meters at Texas A&M Conference Challenge with time of 2:50.27, fifth-best individual performance at Baylor...Finished fourth in lone 800-meter race indoors with time of 2:11.62 at Razorback Invitational...Won outdoor 800 meters with career-best time of 2:09.52...Placed 14th at Big 12 Outdoor Championship in 800 meters with time of 2:09.95...Led off indoor distance medley relay-winning team at Texas A&M Conference Challenge in time of 12:12.18...Helped outdoor 4x800-meter relay team to second-place finish at Drake Relays with second-best time ever at Baylor of 8:37.14...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in five meets, placing in team's top five four times...Had runner-up performance at season-opening Bear Twilight Invitational with four-kilometer time of 14:11.4...Finished 62nd at Big 12 Championship with season-best six-kilometer time of 22:09.94.

2010 Track: Had three top-10 finishes indoors, including all-Big 12 performance, placing sixth in 1,000 meters with time of 2:52.95...Ran season-best 1,000-meter time of 2:51.65 in Big 12 preliminary round...Placed third at Texas A&M Invitational in 1,000 meters with time of 2:54.85...Competed in just two individual races outdoors, placing 12th in 1,500 meters at Michael Johnson Classic with time of 4:53.17...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors, while also being named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2009 Cross Country: Competed in two events during season...Finished third overall at Bear Twilight Invitational with time of 14:20.9...Placed 45th at Bill Dellinger Invitational at Oregon with time of 17:54.53...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and spring Baylor Dean's List.

2009 Track: Finished eighth in 800 meters at Michael Johnson Classic with season-best time of 2:14.08...Took sixth at Texas Invitational in 2:15.39...During indoor season, won 1,000 meters at Texas Tech Invitational with season-best time of 2:55.17...Finished 11th at Big 12 Indoor Championships in 800 meters with time of 2:16.10...Season-best time of 2:13.15 in 800 meters came in sixth-place finish at Razorback Invitational...Ran anchor leg on Baylor's winning 4x800-meter relay at New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2008 Cross Country: Competed in five races during season, including fifth-place showing in junior varsity race at Paul Short Invitational...Scored for the team at Chile Pepper Festival with time of 22:27.89 to finish in 71st place overall...Competed at NCAA Championships, clocking time of 23:17.7 to finish 247th overall.

2008 Track: Redshirted outdoor season due to injury...Retains freshman eligibility...During indoor season, ran opening leg of Baylor's Big 12 champion distance medley relay...Won 600 yards at Husker Invitational with time of 1:24.73...Placed eighth overall in 800 meters at Big 12 Indoor Championships with time of 2:23.47 to earn All-Big 12 honors...Season-fastest time of 2:11.45 in 800 meters came at Arkansas Invitational...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Named to fall and spring dean's list.

2007 Cross Country: Competed in four events for Baylor, securing top finish of 15th place at Baylor Twilight Invitational...Top time over 6,000 meters of 23:05.90 came at Big 12 Championships...Finished 23rd at BYU Autumn Classic...Finished 73rd at Big 12 Championships and took 99th at Notre Dame Invitational.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country for head coach Jill Mullarkey and three-year letterwinner in track for coach Pete Hauser at Littleton High School...2006 USATF Junior Olympic national champion in 800 meters...All-league selection in cross country four times and three-time selection in track...Holds school record at 400 meters, 800 meters, 1,600 meters and six different relays...Personal bests of 56.82 in 400 meters, 2:10.81 in 800 meters and 5:13 in 1,600 meters...In cross country, holds personal record of 18:25 on 5K course.

Personal:
Full name is Leigh Ann Ganzar...Born Sept. 8, 1989, in Denver, Colo...Daughter of Jack and Jill Ganzar...Majoring in biology.

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