Leandro Schultz

Leandro Schultz

YR. So.
HOMETOWN Valley View, Ohio
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Brecksville-Broadview Heights

2008 (Track and Field): Did not compete last season for the Crusaders ... currently holds the fifth-fastest time in program history outdoors in the 10,000m run.

2007 (Cross Country): Ran six times during junior year ... a Second Team All-Horizon League honoree ... finished among Valpo’s top three runners at all six meets ... opened season with eighth-place showing at Crusader Invitational, finishing the 6K race in 20:24 ... ran his fastest 8K of the year at the Boston College Open and was the highest-finishing Crusader, taking 30th place with a time of 26:01 ... placed 14th in back-to-back races at the Evansville Invitational and Horizon League Championships ... placed second among Crusader runners at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 34:42.48 over the 10K course.

2007 (Track and Field): Competed in nine meets for Valpo ... took part in the one mile run, 3,000m run and 5,000m run during indoor campaign ... placed fifth at Mid-Con Indoor Championships in the 5,000m run ... competed in the 5,000m and 10,000m runs outdoors.

2006 (Cross Country): Ran in all six races for the Crusaders ... earned Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference honors ... contributed to Valpo team score in each of the last five races ... was Crusaders’ second-highest finisher in each of season’s last three meets ... named Valpo’s Most Improved Runner ... ran career-best 8K time of 26:50 at Notre Dame Invitational ... improved upon that time by nearly a minute next time out, covering 8K course at the Evansville Invitational in 25:57.10, good for seventh place ... finished 14th at Mid-Con Championships ... shaved nearly four minutes off of time at NCAA Great Lakes Regional from the previous season, running 10K in 34:05.77.

2006 (Track and Field): Did not run for the Crusaders.

2005 (Cross Country): Competed six times as a freshman ... ran third-fastest Crusader 8K of the season in second career race, Brissman-Lundeen Invitational, by finishing in 27:08 ... led all Valpo runners at Brissman-Lundeen Invite ... finished 24th overall at Evansville Invitational and second among Crusaders, crossing tape in 27:24.4 ... competed at both Mid-Con Championships and NCAA Great Lakes Regional.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Bees ... led cross country team to Pioneer Conference Championship as a junior and senior ... named Most Valuable Runner in Pioneer Conference in 2004 ... earned First Team All-Conference honors as a junior and senior ... was a Regional Qualifier in 2004 ... was an All-Conference track athlete in several events ... also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Leandro is the son of Stephen and Kathy Schultz ... majors are international business and French ... named to Valpo’s Dean’s List in the spring of 2008 ... born April 1, 1986.