2022-23 Women's Track & Field
Grace Aurand Distance
Klarissa Cox
Kai Dilosa Hurdles, Sprints
Maranda Donahue Distance
Tori Gerhardt Throws
Katelyn Hyde
Marion Isaac Hurdles, Jumps
Rhena Kiger Multi
Kaitlynn Leady Distance
Lena Luebbering Throws
Talia Morgan Hurdles, Sprints, Jumps
Joely Overstreet Distance
Mackenzie Patten Throws
Michelle Pierce Throws
Ellie Roeglin Distance
Allie Smith Sprints
Isabella Smith Sprints, Mid-Distance
Kenzie Sorrell Pole Vault
Amelia Tandy Throws
Ally Thaxton Distance
Alina Worzella Distance
Full Roster
Kaitlynn Leady

Kaitlynn Leady

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

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.