Freshmen continue impressive outdoor season during season's final home meet.
Freshmen highlight season's first home meet Saturday at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium.
Bears close season-opening outdoor meet in Fort Worth Friday.
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2016 Cross Country: Race in four meets, providing one scoring performance...Had season-best 5,000-meter time (20:32.94) at Aggieland Open to finish 31st overall and third among BU runners...Opened season by running 16:30.1 to be 64th at Bear Twilight Invitational...Was 46th at Ken Garland Invitational with mark of 20:41.5 over 5K course...Completed 6,000-meter Texas A&M Invitational in 24:47.2 to be 124th.
2016 Track: Raced in three outdoor meets...Set season-best mark of 11:03.88 in 3,000 meters at Baylor Invitational to be 13th...Finished 20th at Michael Johnson Invitational with 5,000-meter time of 19:58.97...Opened season by running 11:10.16 at TCU Invitational to be 29th...Did not compete in any indoor meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.
2015 Cross Country: Took part in seven races with two scoring performances...Had season-best 5,000-meter time of 18:55.0 at Chile Pepper Festival to place 171st and be BU's second runner to finish...Produced season-high finish of 37th at Ken Garland Invitational to help BU place fifth...Competed on both Big 12 Championship and NCAA South Central Regional squads...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.
High School: Four-year member of Linfield Christian High School cross country and track and field teams...Received All-League allocades in cross country and track and field in her sophomore through senior seasons...Won 2011 cross country league championship and qualified for state meet under head coach Thomas Beese...Helped track and field team win league championships in 2011, '12 and '13...Competed in the 1,600 meter run (5:45) and 3,200 meter run (12:11) under track and field head coach Amber Young.
Personal: Full name is Leila Katariina Rohde...Born July 30, 1996 in Fallbrook, Calif...Daughter of Steve and Marjaana Rohde...Has three sisters: Sharon, Jinna and Maija....Majoring in business.