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    Leanne Brady  
    Leanne Brady

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Trumbull, Conn.

    High School:
    St. Joseph

    Height:
    5-3

    Birthdate:
    06/08/1979


    AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in five cross country races for the second year in a row in 1998 ... placed 29th at the season-opening Wolf & Kettle Invitational ... two top-five finishes in the junior varsity divisions at the National Catholic Championships (fifth) and the Notre Dame Invitational (fourth) ... competed in her first BIG EAST Cross Country Championships, finishing 68th overall ... ran the 600 and the 800-meter races and was a member of the 4x800-meter relay team throughout the indoor season ... earned all-BIG EAST honors as a member of the third-place 4x800 relay at the BIG EAST indoor championships .... finished second in the 600 against Indiana with a time of 1:36.61 ... fastest 800 time came in a fourth-place finish at the Meyo Invitational (2:16.30) ... ran the 400, 800 and the 1,500 races during the outdoor season ... posted a career-best time of 59.87 in the 400 at the Purdue Open ... her best time in the 800 was 2:15.68 in a third-place finish at the Purdue Invitational ... ran the 1,500 at the BIG EAST championships where she recorded her career-best time of 4:44.21 ... finished 11th in the 1,500 at the BIG EAST meet with a time of 4:49.47.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Had not competed in cross country before running in five events in ?97 ... finished ninth (junior varsity division) and fifth (women?s open division) in the National Catholic and Notre Dame Invitationals ... best time of the year was at the Central Collegiate Championships where she ran the course in 19:12 ... placed 62nd at the BIG EAST championships ... only track appearance was in the 600 meters at the Purdue Open.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Starred in indoor and outdoor track and soccer at St. Joseph High School, winning 12 letters over her four years ... two-time indoor and outdoor state champion in the 500 and 800 meters and outdoor state champion in the 800 meters as a senior ... qualified for 1997 Junior Olympics in three relay events ... set state record in indoor 500 meters ... also set school records in 11 events ... born June 8, 1979, in Cortland, N.Y. ... enrolled in the College of Science with a major in pre-professional studies.

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