Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated with honors 2008 Suburban South Conference Player of the Year 2008 Eureka High School Female Athlete of the Year Four-year varsity starter Four-time All-Conference first team As captain, led team to 2008 conference championship Won 2008 U18 state title with St. Louis Soccer Club Reached club state finals in 2004 and 2006 2008 4x800 state champion 2008 All-State in 4x200 and 4x400 Two-time All-State in cross country.
Personal: Full Name: Katherine Ann Leinert
Parents: Pat & Barbara Leinert
Sisters: Shannon & Hannah
Joined the track team after being a four-year member of the soccer team