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Iona Men's XC/Track & Field BIO
 Leonard Korir

Leonard Korir
Class: Senior
Iten, Kenya / Tambach Teachers College

Two-time National Champion (2011: Indoor 5k; Outdoor 10k)
Eight-time All-American (2010: XC; 2011: Indoor 3k, 5k; Outdoor 5k, 10k; XC; 2012: Indoor 3k, 5k)
Two-Time NCAA Regional Champion (2010, 2011: XC )
Six-time MAAC Champion (2010: XC, 2011:
   Indoor Mile, DMR; Outdoor 1500; XC; 2012: Indoor 3k)
Iona Record Holder: Indoor 5k, Outdoor 10k

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS AT IONA
Cross Country:
2010
Stony Brook Invitational, Stony Brook, NY (9/4/10) 6.2k 1st 19:56.22  
Meet of Champions, VCP (9/18/10) 8k 10th 25:28.8  
Pre-Nationals - Blue, Terre Haute, IN (10/16/10) 8k 9th 23:49.1  
MAAC Championship, Madison, CT (10/29/10) 8k 1st 23:50.4 MAAC Champion
NCAA Regional, Madison, CT (11/13/10) 10k 1st 29:36.9 NCAA Regional Champion
NCAA Championship, Terre Haute, IN (11/22/10) 10k 4th 29:42.0  
2009
Pre-Nationals - White, Terre Haute, IN (10/17/09) 8k 99th 25:06.3  
MAAC Championship, VCP (10/30/09) 8k 5th 25:59.2 All-MAAC
NCAA Regional, Franklin Park, Boston, MA (11/14/09) 10k 40th 32:37  
Indoor Track:
2011
Fordham Season Opener, Bronx, NY (12/3/10) shot put 18th 6.25m  
FDU Knight Classic, Hackensack, NJ (12/5/10) shot put 7th 6.25m  
BU Terrier Invite, Boston, MA (1/29/11) 3k 1st 7:51.40 No. 2 at Iona
UW Husky Classic, Seattle, WA (2/11/11) 5k 2nd 13:40.62 No. 3 at Iona
MAAC Championships, Armory, NYC (2/18/11) mile 1st 4:04.03 MAAC Champion
MAAC Championships, Armory, NYC (2/18/11) DMR 1st 10:08.87 MAAC Champion
NCAA Championships, College Station, TX (3/11/11) 5k 1st 13:26.01 NCAA Champion, Iona Record
NCAA Championships, College Station, TX (3/12/11) 3k 6th 8:05.76  
2010
Princeton Relays, Princeton, NJ (1/23/10) 3k 1st 8:47.27  
METS, New Haven, CT (1/29/10) mile 17th 4:32.58  
Collegiate Invite, Armory, NYC (2/6/10) 3k 79th 8:45.45  
Valentine Invite, Boston, MA (2/12/10) 3k 79th 8:45.45  
MAAC Championships, Armory, NYC (2/19/10) 5k 2nd 14:55.48 All-MAAC
Columbia Last Chance, Armory, NYC (3/6/10) 5k 3rd 14:43.11  
Outdoor Track:
2011
Duke Invitational, Durham, NC (4/8/11) 5k 1st 13:52.59 4th at Iona
Payton Jordan Invite, Stanford, CA (5/1/11) 10k 8th 27:29.40 Iona Record
MAAC Championships, Lawrenceville, NJ (5/8/11) 1500 1st 3:43.65 MAAC Champion, 5th at Iona
NCAA Regional, Bloomington, IN (5/26/11) 10k 7th 29:10.58 Semifinal
NCAA Regional, Bloomington, IN (5/28/11) 5k 5th 14:06.78 5th in heat (semifinal)
NCAA Championships, Drake, IA (6/10/11) 10k 1st 28:07.63 NCAA Champion, 2nd at Iona
NCAA Championships, Drake, IA (6/11/11) 5k 3rd 13:35.71 All-American, 2nd at Iona, pb
2010
Monmouth Opener, W. Long Branch, NJ (3/27/10) 1500 7th 4:06.22  
Sam Howell Invite, Princeton, NJ (4/2/10) 5k 34th 15:12.48  
FDU Track Classic, Teaneck, NJ (4/10/10) 1500 3rd 4:06.30  
METS, Leonia, NJ (4/17/10) 1500 12th 4:07.98  
MAAC Championships, Lawrenceville, NJ (5/1/10) 10k 3rd 33:05.71 All-MAAC
Position: Distance Runner
Year: Senior
Hometown: Iten, Kenya
High School: Tambach Teachers College
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