OU Track and Field BIO
Leya Buchanan
Player Profile:
Leya Buchanan 1948240
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Major: Criminology
• 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (100-Meter Dash, 4x100-Meter Relay)
• 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (4x100-Meter Relay)

Indoor Collegiate Bests
60-Meter Dash: 7:38, 2017
200-Meter Dash: 24.13, 2017

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
100-Meter Dash: 11.49, 2016
200-Meter Dash: 23.67, 2016

2017
(Indoor) 
Finished third in the 200-meter dash at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a personal best time of 24.13... Won the 60-meter dash at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 7.38... Won the 60-meter dash at the Sooner Opener with a personal best time of 7.38.


2016
(Outdoor)  Ran the anchor of the 15th-place 4x100 relay at the NCAA Championships that recorded a time of 45.41... Ran the anchor of the 10-th place 4x100 relay at the NCAA West Prelim that finished with a time of 44.68 to qualify for the NCAA Championships...Qualified to the NCAA West Prelim in the 100-meter dash and finished with a time of 11.74... Ran anchor of the 4x100 relay that finished second at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 44.54... Placed fifth in the 100-meter dash at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 11.63, after running a new best 11.49 in the prelim... Finished ninth in the 200-meter dash at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 23.69... Finished fifth in the 200-meter dash at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a time of 23.97... Won the 100-meter dash at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a time of 11.64... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x100 meter relay that won at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 44.90... Placed fourth in the 200-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 24.25... Won the 100-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 11.64... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x100 meter relay that finished fifth at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 44.38... Finished 10th in the 200-meter dash at the Battle on the Bayou with a new personal record of 23.67... Finished sixth in the 100-meter dash at the Battle on the Bayou with a personal best time of 11.56... Ran the last leg of the 4x100 meter relay that finished seventh at the Texas Relays with a time of 44.60... Finished seventh in the 100-meter dash at the Texas Relays with a time of 11.80... Ran the last leg of the 4x100 meter relay that won at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a time of 44.55... Finished third in the 200-meter dash at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a time of 24.17...Finished sixth in the 100 meter dash at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a time of 11.78... Placed 19th in the 200-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 24.54... Anchored the 4x100-meter relay that finished second at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 44.62. (Indoor) Finished 20th in the 200-meter dash at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a time of 24.37... Finished fifth in the 60-meter dash at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a time of 7.64... Finished eighth in the 200-meter dash at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a time of 24.82... Finished third in the 60-meter dash at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 7.58.

2015
(Outdoor)
  Ran the anchor leg of the 400-meter relay that finished ninth at the NCAA Championships with a time of 44.25... Ran the anchor leg of the 400-meter relay that placed third at the NCAA West prelims with a season best time of 44.02 to qualify for the NCAA Championships... Qualified for NCAA West prelims in the 100-meter dash and finished with a wind-aided time of 11.68... Ran anchor of the 4x100-meter relay that placed second at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 44.92... Placed 10th in the 200-meter dash at the Big 12 Championship with a PR of 23.91... Finished 13th of 54 in the 200-meter dash at the Longhorn Invitational with a time of 24.13...Placed seventh in the 100-meter dash at the Longhorn Invitational with a wind-aided time of 11.46... Ran anchor leg of the 4x100-meter relay that placed third in the championship division at the Penn Relays with a time of 45.49... Came in at sixth in the 200-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 24.51... Runner-up in the 100-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 11.68... Finished third in the 100-meter dash at the Rafer Johnson-Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a time of 11.82... Came in ninth in the 200-meter dash at the Baylor Invitational with a time of 24.37... Competed in the 100-meter dash at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays for a time of 11.90... Finished third in the 200-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 24.16. (Indoor) Came in 36th in the 200-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 24.20... Finished 12th in the 200-meter dash after clocking a new personal record of 24.15 at the Razorback Invitational... Came in sixth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.39 at the Texas A&M Quadrangular... Placed seventh in the 60-meter dash after clocking a time of 7.60 at the Texas A&M Quadrangular... Finished third in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.52 in the J.D. Martin Invitational.

High School

Attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School... Semi Finalist at the 2014 World Junior Track and Field Championships in the 200m, representing Canada...  Ran the lead off leg on the Canadian JR 4 x 100m relay team at the same event… MVP and Athlete of the Year in 2011… Helped lead the track team to win the OFSAA championships in 2011, 2012 and 2014… lettered in Ice Hockey.

Personal
Daughter of Rudy and Monica Buchanan… Has three siblings: Rachel, Nathan and Matthew... Majoring in criminology.

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