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Leticia De Souza

Leticia  De Souza


Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
E.T.E.C. Guaracy Silveira

Last College:
Paulista University





Rhodes Earns Pole Vault Bronze At NCAA Outdoor Championships

Senior Bear finishes third to secure third All-American accolade of her career.


Track & Field Totals 17 Entries For NCAA Outdoor Championships

Bears conclude NCAA West Preliminary action in Austin on Saturday.


Track & Field Qualifies Five More For NCAA Outdoor Championships

Bears continue qualifying action Friday in Austin.


Rhodes Punches Ticket To NCAA Outdoor Championships

Bears also have seven entries advance to quarterfinal action on the track.


Track & Field Earns 34 Entries To NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

Women's team ties school record with 21 entries to regional meet in Austin, Texas.

• 2017 Indoor All-American (4x400m relay)
• 2017 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400m relay)
• 2017 All-Big 12 Outdoors (400m, 4x400m relay)
• 2017 All-Big 12 Indoors (400m, 4x400m relay)
• 2017 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member (spring)

Earned her first All-America honor and four All-Big 12 nods during her first season at Baylor...Ran a total of 11 meets...Earned Indoor All-America distinction after running anchor leg of 4x400m relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships for a school-record time of 3:30.60...Helped BU claim its first women's indoor track & field title while running anchor leg of Big 12 champion 4x400m relay...Also recorded All-Big 12 finish in 400m...Won Charlie Thomas Invitational title in 400m with a personal-best time of 52.93...In the outdoor season, won the Michael Johnson Invitational 400m title with a time of 52.74...Also recorded runner-up finish at Baylor Invitational (52.86)...Recorded third-place finish for All-Big 12 distinction with a time of 53.42...Advanced to NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in 400m...Helped 4x400m relay squad post runner-up finish at Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Posted top-five finish with 4x400m relay team at NCAA West Preliminary Rounds to advance to NCAA Outdoor Championships...Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in spring semester.

Prior to Baylor:
Attended Mackenzie Presbyterian University (Jan.-Dec. 2014) and Paulista University (Jan.-Dec. 2015)...Competed nationally with track club and internationally with Brazil...Ran third leg for Brazil's 4x400-meter relay at 2016 Rio Olympics...Ran personal-best 52.64 in 400 meters at 2016 National Brazilian Championships...Won 2015 Brazilian National Junior Championships with time of 53.93...Named best female athlete at the meet...Was finalist at 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships as part of Brazil 4x100-meter relay...Won 2014 Brazilian National U23 Championships with 400-meter time of 53.13...Took third at 2014 South American U23 Championships.

High School: Competed for track club under coach Victor Fernandes...Won 200-meter event title at 2012 South American Youth Championships with time of 24.30...Captured 100-meter event crown at 2013 Sao Paulo State Youth Championships with mark of 11.84...Was finalist at World Youth Championships in 200 meters.

Personal: Also goes by "Lety"...Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil...Parents are Carlos Cherpe de Souza and Arajarir Oliveira Nonato...Major is kinesiology.

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