Cal Track & Field BIO
Leland Later
Player Profile:
Leland Later 1251428
Position: Distance
Other Position: 1500-5000
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
High School: New Trier Township HS
Experience: SQ

Leland Later’s TFRRS Profile (for top performances and meet results)

2014: Made his indoor season debut at the Husky Classic with a time of 8:18.35 in the 3000-meters ... Placed 13th at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the 5000-meters with a PR time of 14:16.56 ... Opened his outdoor season at the Hornet Invitational on 3/22 with a PR in his win in the 1500-meters with a mark of 3:50.85 ... Placed fifth at the Big Meet on 4/12 in the 3000-meters with a time of 8:16.51.

2013: Did not compete during the indoor season … Made his Cal debut in the outdoor season at the Stanford Invitational on 3/29 in the 1500m, winning his section with a mark of 3:52.89 … Placed seventh in the 5000m at the Tri-Meet against Michigan and Virginia on 4/6 with a time of 14:24.75 … Placed sixth at the Big Meet on 4/20 in the 3000m with a time of 8:18.33 …  Finished third in the Dan Bowden Mile at the Brutus Hamilton Open Challenge with a mark of 4:06.74 on 4/27 … Placed 13th and set a new PR in the 5000m at the Payton Jordan Invitational on 4/28 with a time of 14:23.85 … Ran the 5000m at the Pac-12 Championships in Los Angeles on 5/12 in 14:33.47, placing 14th.

High School: Set high school bests of 8:55.61 in the 3200m and 4:09.95 in the 1600m ... the 2012 Illinois state champion on the 1600m ... ranked second in the state and 13th nationally in the 3200m ... also 35th in the country in the 1600m ... finished fourth in the Illinois state AAA meet in the 1600m as a junior ... the Illinois state cross country champion his senior year, up from 44th as a junior ... took 10th at the Nike Cross Midwest Regional in 2011.

Personal: Born on Sept. 10, 1993 in Wilmette, Ill. … Parents are Stephen and Charmain Later … Has one brother, Matthew … Philosophy Major … Enjoys cooking, reading, golfing and listening to hip hop … Trained with teammates at elevation in Flagstaff, Ariz. In the summer of 2013 … Has volunteered for the Special Olympics.

Best Marks
Event     Mark   Date
1500m  3:50.85   March 22, 2014
Mile   4:06.74   April 26, 2013
3000m 8:16.51 April 12, 2014 5000m 14:16.56 Feb. 14, 2014
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