Leah Kiyohara
Leah Kiyohara


Auburn, Wash.

High School:
Thomas Jefferson


Men's Cross Country Takes First, Women Finish Fourth at Greater Louisville Classic

Ernest Kibet finished second in the men's race, while Benadate Cheruiyot led the women's team by finishing 22nd.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in all six events ... finished second on the team at the Winthrop Invitational ... finished sixth at the Mid-America Opener (15:56.32).

Prep: Accomplished runner at Thomas Jefferson High under coach Paul Ruston ... was a three-time state qualifier in cross country ... named first team all-South Pudget Sound League in 2010 and 2011 ... also earned Washington state all-star status each of those two years ... named team MVP as a junior in 2011 ... tabbed team captain in 2010 and 2011.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Sharon Kiyohara ... birthday is March 8 ... has two sisters ... one sister, Hannah, plays softball at Louisville ... majoring in exercise science.

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