Vanessa McLeod
Vanessa McLeod

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario

High School:
Father John Redmond Catholic HS

Height:
5-3

Event:
Mid Distance

Birthdate:
07/05/1994



01/24/2015

Four School Records Fall at Notre Dame Invite

The Boilermakers recorded 11 top-10 marks in program history on Saturday.

01/17/2015

Schmelzle, Women Knock off Indiana in Unbelievable Finish

The Boilermakers split with the Hoosiers on Saturday.

01/16/2015

Governor's Cup Points on the Line at IU/Purdue Dual

The Boilermakers head to Bloomington for the annual intrastate showdown.

01/09/2015

Boilers Open Home Slate with Gene Edmonds Invite

Saturday's meet is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. with the field events.

05/14/2014

Purdue Set to Host B1G Championships

The Boilermakers will host for the first time since 2004.

2014: Participated in five outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships ... placed fifth at the Border Battle in the 4x400m along with Megan Broecker, Alexandra Parks and Kathryn Graf with a time of 4:12.80 ... finished eighth at the Dave Rankin Invite in the 800m with a time of 2:14.68, which stands as her PR in the 800m ... took 27th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 800m with a time of 2:20.26.

High School: Four-time letterwinner in track and field ... four-time letterwinner in cross country ... named Athlete of the Year three times ... two-time track Most Valuable Player ... as a Freshmanwas named Regional Championin the 400, 800, and 1500 meters ... Track and Field Provincial Champion in the 800 meters ... Sophomore year named Regional Champhionin the 400, 800, and 1500 meters ... as a Junior was named Regional Champion in the 800 and 1500 meters as well as steeplechase ... Provincial track and field silver medalist for 800 meters and bronze medalist for the 4 X 400 meter relay ... Senior year won Regional Championin the400, 800, and 1500 meters and named Athlete of the Meet for the fourth consecutive year ... Provincial bronze medalist for the 800 meter and fourth in the 4 X 400 meter relay ... competed for the Father John Redmond Redhawks.

Personal: Vanessa Margarita McLeod was born on July 5, 1994, in Toronto, Ontario ... is the daughter of Fanny Donaldson ... has two brothers, Omar and Kenneth ... enjoys music and puzzles ... majoring in Movement and Sports Sciences.

Career Bests

600m 800m
Lifetime 1:32.09 (2/16/14) 2:05.21 (2/23/13)
Indoor 1:32.09 (2/16/14) 2:05.21 (2/23/13)
Outdoor -- 2:06.08 (5/24/13)