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



03/21/2015

Track and Field Wraps Up Shamrock Invite

Purdue had several winners on the meet's final day.

02/28/2015

Women Earn Highest B1G Indoor Finish Since '01

The Boilermakers broke three more school records on Saturday.

02/27/2015

School Record and Multiple Medals Highlight First Day of B1Gs

Purdue advanced at least one runner to the finals in every women's running event.

02/21/2015

Boilermakers Break Three Relay School Records at Alex Wilson Invite

Purdue put two relay teams in contention for NCAA Championships qualification on Saturday.

02/20/2015

Track and Field Heads to Alex Wilson Invite

The Boilermakers will be at Notre Dame for the third time in five weeks.

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)