Ari Leao
Ari Leao
Birth Date: 08/01/1992
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: New Bedford, Mass.
High School: Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech
Event: Mid-Distance

2010-11: Had a strong rookie season with the Beacons ... Finished in 5th place in the 800 meter run at the Tiger All-Comers meet with a time of 2:42.86 ... Took 4th place at the Reggie Poyau Memorial meet on January 15 in the 600 meter run with a time of 2:06.48 ... Finished in 8th place at the same meet with a time of 1:09.18 in the 400 meter dash ... Crossed the finish line in 3rd place with a time of 1:17.22 in the 400 meter hurdles at the Husky Spring Open ... Notched a 4th place finish in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:02.83 at the Corsair Classic on April 9 ... Helped the 4x100 meter relay team to a 7th/4th place finish at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet on April 30.

Personal/High School: Earned the maximum of 12 varsity letters at Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School, earning four in cross country as well as four in both indoor and outdoor track & field ... Was a team captain in all three running seasons ... Named the Bears Athlete of the Year as a senior in 2010 ... Born August 1, 1992 ... Daughter of Jose and Lucia Leao ... Undecided on major ... Interests include bowling, going to the movies and dancing.

Indoor Personal Best

200m Dash27.411/27/2012BU Terrier Classic
400m Dash1:02.151/27/2012BU Terrier Classic
800m Run2:33.022/4/20122011 Jay Carisella Invitaional


Outdoors Personal Best

100m Dash14.024/28/2012Brigdewater State U. Bears Invitational
200m Dash30.203/24/2012Umass Dartmouth Cosair Invitational
400m Dash17.784/14/2012Northeastern Solomon Invitational