McKay in Major Meets:
2005 WAC 7th-Steeplechase
5:07.32 (2005) 1500
10:54.46i (2006) 3,000
11:52.77 (2005) Steeplechase
18:36.55 (2005) 5,000
42:06.90 (2004) 10,000
Outdoor: Ran season-best 19:27.77 for 5,000 at Bayou Classic.
Indoor: Placed 27th in 3,000 at C-USA meet with a personal-best 10:54.46.
Cross Country: Ninth at Texas A&M Relays to open the season... Finished 20th at Islander Splash and eighth at Bayou meet Oct. 17.
Outdoor: Ran 5,000 (placed 15th) and steeplechase (seventh in 11:52.77) at WAC championships.
Cross Country: Member of team that finished second at the WAC championships (47th in individual standings)... Ran five meets for the Owls, finishing a best of 24th at Lamar... Also competed in NCAA regional meet.
Outdoor: Ran the 1,500 and 10,000 for the Owls at the 2004 WAC championships... Also competed in the 3,000 and 5,000 in first action at Rice.
2003 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School... Won six letters in cross country and track and field for coach Matt Ryan and the Colonials... Helped cross country team to second place finish at the state meet in 2003... Earned all-district honors in the indoor and outdoor 3200 in 2002 and 2003... Also lettered one season in soccer... Graduated with a 3.98 grade average... Named National Merit Scholar and AP Scholar... Member of Women in Science and Engineering and also National Honor Society Service Committee.
Personal - Full Name: Leah McKay... Born: Sept. 12, 1985, at Rockville, Md... Parents: Edward and Janell McKay, McLean, Va. (two brothers)... College: Hanszen.