Nichole Leslie
Nichole Leslie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huron, Ohio

High School:
Perkins

Event:
Distance


2006: Did not compete during indoor season due to injury...finished second in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational with a personal-best 11:33.19...finished third in the event at the Southern Ohio Cup (11:50.89) and fifth at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships (11:45.31).

2005: Ran a season-best 5:26.44 in the mile at the Bowling Green Quadrangular, finishing sixth...shaved over 20 seconds off previous best 3,000 steeplechase time, posting an 11:41.88 to finish 11th at Conference USA Outdoor Championships...was a third-place finisher in the event at the Southern Ohio Cup (12:02.25).

Personal: Born July 23, 1985...daughter of Paul and Debbie Leslie...also competes on UC's cross country team.

Academic Major: Health Sciences.

Honors: BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2005-06)...Topcat Scholar (Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Winter 2005, Fall 2004)...Bearcat Scholar (Winter 2006, Spring 2005)...Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal (2004-05)...C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2004-05).