Women's Track

 

  Meghan Leahy
Meghan Leahy

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Sterling, Mass.

High School:
Wachusett Regional

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
07/27/1992


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Massachusetts Outdoor Top Five All-Time Records
4x800 Meter Relay 2012 9:00.01 Second
4x800 Meter Relay 2013 9:00.15 Third
4800 Meter Relay 2014 9:00.22 Fourth
4x800 Meter Relay 2012 9:01.95 Fifth
Massachusetts Indoor Top Five All-Time Records
4x400 Meter Relay 2012 3:52.74 Fifth

As a senior in 2014: Outdoor: Won the 4x800m relay at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/4) with a time of 9-minutes, 0.22-seconds setting the fourth all-time record at UMass and qualifying for ECAC...Placed first in the 4x800m relay at the New England Championships (5/10) with a time of 9-minutes, 0.67-seconds also setting the fifth all-time record at UMass...Competed in the 200m at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) with a time of 26.74-seconds...Also ran the 400m a the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) placing ninth overall with a time of 1:00.11...At the UConn Invitational (4/5) placed tenth in the 400m (1:00.63)... Placed seventh in the 800m at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/19) (2:17.76)...Member of the 4x400m Relay at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) placed fourth overall with a time of 3-minutes, 59.94-seconds...Placed third in the 4x400m relay at the UConn Invitational (4/5)(4:00.91). Indoor: Part of a 4x440 relay squad that took home silver at the Harvard Invitational (2/1), finishing with a time of 4:02.08 ... Took part in the 4x400 relay three times as part of a team that placed sixth at the Northeastern Indoor Games (1/24) (4:09.67) ... Placed 10th at the Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/7) (3:52.89) and also competed at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23) (4:07.08) ... Ran the 500m dash twice, finishing with a season-best 1:16.99 at the Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/7) ... Also placed tenth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23), logging a 1:20.87 mark ... Competed in the 400m dash at the Northeastern Indoor Games (1/24), posting a team-best 59.85 mark ... Finished sixth in the distance medley relay at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23) (12:03.95) ... Ran in the 800m dash at the Harvard Invitational (2/1).

As a junior in 2013:Outdoor: Ran in the 800 meter run as well as the 4x400 and 4x800 meter relay ... Ran the first leg of the New England Champion 4x800 meter relay team, clocking in at 9-minutes, 00.05-seconds which stands as the third best time in UMass history (5/11) ... Assisted in the 4x800 meter relay team's eighth place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship, crossing the finish line at 9-minutes, 12.29-seconds (5/5) ... Ran the second leg of the season best time in the 4x400 meter relay at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet with a first place time of 3-minutes, 53.57-seconds (4/27). Indoor: Did not compete.

As a sophomore in 2012: Outdoor: Claimed her first collegiate New England Championship in the 4x800 meter relay when she crossed the finish line at 9:00.01 (5/11) ... Placed eighth in the 4x400 meter relay, finishing the race at 3:52.15 in the A-10 Championships (5/5) ... Finished fifth in the 800 meter run, crossing the finish line at 2:18.39 in the Pre-Conference Meet (4/28) ... Claimed first place in the 4x400 meter relay at the Holy Cross Invitational while also finishing the 800 meter run in 2:17.52 (4/21) ... Placed fourth in the 4x400 meter relay at the UMass Invitational (4/14) ... Took second place in the 4x400 meter relay at the AIC Invitational (4/7). Indoor: Grabbed a third place finish at the New England Championships in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:52.74, good enough for the fifth best time in UMass history (2/25) ... Factored in a fourth place finish at the Charles Torpey Tribute in the 4x400 meter relay (2/4) ... Finished fourth in the 4x400 meter relay at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/27) ... Placed second in the 400 meter dash at the Sorlein Invitational (1/14).

As a freshman in 2011: Indoor: Qualified for the New England Championships in the 400 meter run at the Giegengack Invitational with a time of 59.44... Her best time of the season came at the Valentine Invitational, which was 58.31...Ran on the 4x400 meter relay team at the Valentine Invitational and helped run a time of 3:54.01, the fastest time of the season.

Before UMass: A 2010 graduate of Wachusett Regional High School where she was a four-year letterwinner...Was an All-Star and All-American as a senior...Helped the Mountaineers to league championship titles during her first three years at school...Owns school records in the 300 meters, 4X400 meters (indoor and outdoor) and 4X200 meters (indoor).

Personal: Meghan Catherine Leahy...Daughter of Charles and Tayne Leahy...Has one brother, Charles Jr....Born on July, 7 1992 in Worcester, Mass....Intends to major in communication and journalism.


Career Best Outdoor Times/Marks
200 Meter Dash 26.74 (4/12/14)
400 Meter Dash 1:00.11 (4/12/14)
800 Meter Run 2:15.68 (4/27/13)
4x400 Meter Relay 3:52.14 (5/5/12)
4x800 Meter Relay 9:00.01 (5/12/12)
Career Best Indoor Times/Marks
200 Meter Dash 27.48 (1/21/12)
400 Meter Dash 58.31 (2/11/11)
800 Meter Run 2:21.25 (2/17/12)
4x400 Meter Relay 3:52.74 (2/25/12)
Distance Medley Relay 12:10.85 (2/24/12)

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    Friday, Dec 5
    at URI Pentathlon 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 10
    at Yale Invitational 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    at Beantown Challenge 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 23
    at Joe Donahue Indoor Games 4:00 PM
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