Missouri State receives six personal bests, five season bests against quality field
Background Earned eight letters in track & field, volleyball and basketball at Washington High School ... Ran the 400, 800, 4x400-meter relay and 4x800-meter relay at Washington for coach Michael Olszowka's Bluejays, which won the Gateway Athletic Conference four consecutive years ... Was a two-time qualifier for sectionals in the 4x800 as a freshman and senior ... Part of the all-academic team for all four years ... Also played a season of collegiate volleyball at East Central College in Union, Mo., as a hitter for Lisa Mathes-Peters' Falcons ... Team finished 13th in the NJCAA Division II tournament.
Personal Hannah Christine Leslie was born Aug. 22, 1994, in St. Louis ... Daughter of Sonia and Steven Leslie ... has a sister, Kirstie and brother, Trent ... Sister is also a member of the track & field team at Missouri State and holds the indoor school record in the pole vault ... Plans to major in biology education at MSU and go on to earn a masters degree in biology.