Leah Rice
Leah Rice
Height: 5-8
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Prospect, NY
High School: Holland Patent
Position: Distance

High School: Won four letters and captained two seasons at Holland Patent High School for coaches John Reilley and Phil Lucason. Earned New York Class C all-star honors twice, and was also named to the Tri Valley League and Central New York all-star teams. Set school records in four distance events and two relays. Also lettered in nordic skiing.

Personal: Born January 18, 1993. Daughter of Ted Rice and Ann Brelsford. Has one brother (Zack Rice). Favorite athlete is world champion middle distance runner Jennifer Barringer Simpson. Lists author Ayn Rand as a non-sports hero. Great uncle Quentin Brelsford won the 1946 NCAA Division III cross country title at Ohio Wesleyan while grandfather Clayton Brelsford won the indoor mile at the 1935 Western Conference (precursor to the Big Ten) Championships. Majoring in chemical engineering.