JUNIOR (2007-08): Indoor - Reached lifetime-best marks in the 60m hurdles and 400m dash...ran hurdles time of 8.26i at Vandal indoor (2/8/08, Moscow)...clocked 400m time of 48.19i at Husky Classic (2/16/08, Seattle)...at MPSF Championships finished 12th in 60m hurdles (8.33i)...ran lead leg of third-place 4x400m relay that ran NCAA PQ and school record time of 3:08.86i (3/1/08, Seattle)...Outdoor - Won intermediate hurdles at UCLA Johnson/Joyner-Kersee meet with improved NCAA RQ and PR time of 50.83 seconds (4/11/08, Los Angeles)...scored win in the Olympic Dev. 400mIH Race at the Mt. SAC Relays (51.90)...placed fourth in 400m hurdles at Pac-10 Championships with PR time of 50.82 and ran lead leg of 4x400m relay that finished fourth with an NCAA RQ time of 3:07.47 (5/17/08, Tempe)...at NCAA West Regionals punched his ticket to national meet with PR time of 50.44 for third place in int. hurdles final...time is seventh-fastest time in WSU men's intermediate hurdles records...had quick turnaround to run lead leg of 4x400m relay for third place in 3:07.48 (5/31/08, Northridge)...at NCAA Championships ran 400m hurdles prelim time of 51.63 (21st) and did not advance to final...ran lead leg of 4x400m relay as squad finished 15th in prelims with time of 3:09.45 (6/12/08, Des Moines)...named Pac-10 Track & Field All-Academic honorable mention...named to USTFCCCA Div. I Men's All-Academic team.
SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Indoor - Resumed training after two-year layoff...ran a time of 8.58i in the 60m hurdles and a time of 51.91i in the 400m dash...Outdoor - Finished seventh in the 400m hurdles at the Pac-10 Championships with an NCAA Regional Qualifying time of 52.50 after running a prelim time of 52.30 (5/13/07, Stanford)...NCAA West Regionals intermediate hurdles finished 13th (prelims) in 52.99 (5/25/07, Eugene).
2004-06: Served two-year church mission in French Polynesia.
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Indoor - Ran top 60m hurdles time of 8.40i at McDonald's Last Chance (3/6/04, Moscow)...ran a 400m dash time of 50.10i at UW Pac-10 Invite (2/14/04, Seattle)...Outdoor - At Pac-10 Championships, finished sixth in 400m hurdles with lifetime-best time of 51.48...also at conference meet, PRd in high hurdles of 14.52 came in prelims and finished seventh in final in time of 14.67 (5/14/04, Tucson).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Earned eight varsity letters at Kiona-Benton High...four in track and field and two in cross country under Jim Perry...also a two-year letter winner in wrestling...captained cross country and track teams senior year...state champion in 110 HH as a junior and set 2A meet record...also placed second and sixth in the 300 IH and 200 m respectively...competed at State all four years...league champions as a team junior and senior years...seventh place team finish junior year...set school records in the 200 m as a senior and the 300 IH as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born Barry Weston Leavitt 5/2/85, at Palmer, Ala...father Lynn works in concrete construction...mother Gwen is a homemaker...brothers Devin (1/27/84), Holden (10/20/87) and Gage (10/27/94)...sisters Whitney (10/5/90) and Jacy (8/23/97)...enjoys camping, hiking, bowling and swimming...majoring in civil engineering.
LEAVITT'S WSU BESTS
200m - 22.69i (2004)
400m - 48.19i (2008)
60m Hurdles - 8.26i (2008)
110m Hurdles - 14.52 (2004)
400m Hurdles - 50.44 (2004)
4x400m Relay - 3:07.47 (2008); 3:08.86i (2008) SR
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2008 400m Hurdles 4th 50.82 4x400m Relay 4th 3:07.47 2007 400m Hurdles 7th 52.50 2004 110m Hurdles 7th 14.67 400m Hurdles 6th 51.48
NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES 2008 400m Hurdles 3rd 50.44 4x400m Relay 3rd 3:07.48 2007 400m Hurdles 13th (prelims) 52.99
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2008 400m Hurdles 21st 51.63 4x400m Relay 15th 3:09.45