2020-21 Women's Track & Field
Grace Aurand Distance
Sarah Caesar Distance
Alaina Carpenter Distance
Kailee Carro Distance
Maranda Donahue Distance
Danielle Durak Distance
Tori Gerhardt Throws
Tyler Howard Sprints
Claire Kovarik Distance
Hayley Krulik Throws
Charlotte LaFleur Throws
Kaitlynn Leady Distance
Lena Luebbering Throws
Lauren Mikolajczak Throws
Devyn Miller Throws
Kathleen Neal Distance
Joely Overstreet Distance
Sarah Padilla Distance
Mackenzie Patten Throws
Michelle Pierce Throws
Olivia Recker Distance
Ellie Roeglin Distance
Taylor Smith Sprints
Ally Thaxton Distance
Peyton Weber Hurdles/Jumps
Juel Wiseman Throws
Nyssa Zuehls Pole Vault
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Kaitlynn Leady

Kaitlynn Leady

Events Distance
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Chesterton, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Chesterton

2022 (Cross Country): Finished the 5K in 20:04.4 at the Sept. 2 Valparaiso Winrow Open... Posted a 6K time of 24:21.34 at the Spartan Invite on Sept. 16... Finished with a 5K time of 19:38.5 at the Joe Piane – Notre Dame Invitational on Sept. 30... Stopped the clock in 23:37.5 in the 6K at the Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 14... Had a time of 24:35.4 in the MVC Championship on Oct. 28... Finished the season with the team’s third-best time in the 6K at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Nov. 11 at 24:04.1.

2022 (Track & Field): During the indoor season, set PRs in the 3,000 (11:23.90, Windy City Rumble) and the mile (5:47.47, MVC Indoor Championships)... In outdoor competition, established a new personal best in the 1,500 (5:14.37, Illini Invitational).

2021 (Cross Country): Finished the season-opening 5K at the Sept. 3 Valparaiso Winrow Open with a 20:51.3... Followed with a 24:51.0 in the 6K at the Illinois State Invite on Sept. 17... Stopped the clock at 20:35.4 in the 5K at the Joe Piane – Notre Dame Invitational on Oct. 1... Finished the 6K in 24:30.9 at the Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 15... Crossed the finish in 25:02.7 in the 6K at the MVC Championship on Oct. 29... Finished the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 6K in 24:41.6 on Nov. 12.

2021 (Track & Field): Had a season best in the indoor 3000 on Feb. 13 at the GVSU Big Meet, crossing the line in 11:25.26… Participated in the outdoor 1500 and had a season-best 5:17.93 on May 14 at the MVC Championships… Competed in the outdoor 5000 on three occasions with her top time of 19:27.62 coming on April 9 at the Big Blue Classic… Member of MVC Academic Honor Roll.

2020-21 (Cross Country): Participated in the MVC Championship on March 3 at Evansville, clocking a 20:37.8 to rank fifth on the team.

Prep: Part of the 2018 regional-champion Chesterton team that placed 10th in the IHSAA state meet… Received the Larry James Award for the 2019 cross country season and was a team captain in both cross country and track… During the 2019 cross country season, had a 5K PR of 20:29… Received scholar-athlete honors all four years of high school.

Personal: Has completed two half marathons… Played softball for six years… Enjoys biking, hiking, swimming and reading at the beach… Daughter of Elayne and Richard Leady… Has three siblings – Addison, Payton and Jack… Majoring in exploratory studies.