Cross Country

Leigh Bravender
Leigh Bravender

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Flushing, Mich.

High School:
Flushing

Height:
5-5

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

Intended Major:
Health Sciences



10/03/2014

BOWMAN AND BURR LEAD STRONG SHOWING AT 59TH ANNUAL NOTRE DAME INVITATIONAL

Andrew Bowman places 21st in men's 5 mile with Ashley Burr finishing 19th in women's 5K

09/06/2014

BOTH OAKLAND TEAMS FINISH FIFTH AT DETROIT TITAN INVITATIONAL

Alex West and Abby Bringard top finishers in men's 4-mile and women's 5K

06/03/2014

OAKLAND LEADS LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had 122 student-athletes named to the list.

01/23/2014

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN FALL HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS

The Golden Grizzlies placed 120 student-athletes on the honor roll list.

10/27/2012

Hutton Wins Summit League Championship, Oakland Teams Fourth

Brittni Hutton won the women's Summit League Championship

2013 Cross Country
▪ Competed in one race for the Golden Grizzlies.
▪ Finished the Michigan Intercollegiate meet in 20:48.36 (5K).

2012
▪ Ran in six races
▪ Finished second on the team and 22nd overall at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships with a 5K time of 19:41.9 (Oct. 5)
▪ Earned a 20th-place finish at the Golden Grizzly Open with a time of 16:18.1 in the 4K race (Aug. 31)
▪ Ran season-best 25:18.6 in the 6K at The Summit League Championships (Oct. 27)

Bravender's Career Bests
4K: 16:18.1 (2012)
5K: 19:41.9 (2012)
6K: 25:18.6 (2012)

2011
▪ Academic All-Summit League

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year letterwinner for coach Stan Holmes
▪ Earned all-conference first team for cross country her senior season
▪ Runner-up at conference meet in 2010
▪ Ranked fifth in the region in final season
▪ Voted MVP of her team

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Honor roll student
▪ Graduated with honors
▪ Vice President of DECA and the Varsity Club

TOP ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
Running a 5K time of 19:38

Personal
Full Name:
Leigh Anne Bravender
Birthdate: Feb. 24, 1993
▪ Cousin, Matt Jakeway, played basketball for Kent State University (2002-03, 2003-04)

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Opportunity to compete at Division I level
2. The location
3. The cross country and track and field program

NCAA Horizon Nike Oakland University Varsity