Emily Leckenby
Emily Leckenby

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chesterton, Ind.

High School:
Chesterton

Event:
Throws



05/12/2012

Big Ten Championships - Day One

Both the Purdue men and women sit in ninth place after the first day.

04/26/2012

Penn Relays - Day One

Purdue competed in seven events on Thursday and is scheduled to compete in nine more on Friday.

04/25/2012

Track & Field Heads To Penn Relays

Purdue will compete in eight events on Thursday.

04/20/2012

Boilermakers Take Top Spot In Men's, Women's Hammer

The Dave Rankin Invitational will continue on Saturday at 11 a.m. ET.

04/19/2012

Track & Field Hosts Dave Rankin Invite And Alumni Weekend

Nine teams and over 400 athletes will compete in this weekend's meet.

CAREER BESTS
Weight Throw 16.05m/52-08.00 Hammer Throw 51.77m/169-10

2010 (SOPHOMORE)
Competed in nine varsity events (six indoors, three outdoors); surpassed her career best in the weight throw, marking 16.05 meters (52-08.00) at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational; had the Boilermakers' No. 2 hammer throw mark on the season, tossing 47.12 meters (154-07) at the Purdue Outdoor Open.

2009 (FRESHMAN)
Competed in nine varsity events (four indoor, five outdoor); notched the Boilermakers' top weight throw mark of the indoor season, tossing a personal record of 15.48 meters (59-09.50) at the Iowa State Classic; fell just shy of the NCAA Regional qualifying standard in the hammer throw, hurling her career-best toss of 51.77 meters (169-10) at the Dave Rankin Invitational.

2008 (REDSHIRT)
Did not compete during her initial season at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field at Chesterton High School; named the sectional championship MVP after winning the sectional title in the discus and finishing as the sectional runner up in the shot put as a senior; won four straight AAU state shot put titles and three AAU state discus titles; finished as the sectional runner-up in the discus as a sophomore and junior and the shot put runner up as a junior.

PERSONAL
Emily Leckenby was born March 4, 1989, in Detroit, Mich.; is the daughter of Elaine and Greg Leckenby; enjoys snowboarding; majoring in aerospace engineering.