Track & Field

LeahMoore

  • class Freshman
  • Hometown New Haven, Conn.
  • High school Hillhouse High School

https://www.tfrrs.org/athletes/7987492/Kentucky/Leah_Moore

2021-22 (Freshman) 

Outdoor

  • Earned a hammer throw personal best (145’11”/44.47m) at the Black and Gold Invite

Indoor

  • Competed in six meets, including SEC Championships
  • Placed ninth in the weight throw at the McCravy for a personal best throw of 53’11.75”/16.45m
  • Earned a shot put personal best (47’0.25”/14.33m) at the Tiger Paw Invitational

High School 

  • 2021 Connecticut Outdoor State Champion in the shot put and discus throw
  • Competed at Outdoor Nationals by Nike in the shot put and hammer throw, placing 22nd and 15th, respectively
  • Won the shot put at 10 meets in the 2021 outdoor season with her personal best coming from a performance at Connecticut Eastern Sectionals (44’1”)
  • Won the discus throw at seven meets and won hammer throw at four meets in the 2021 outdoor season
  • Achieved personal best discus throw (131’0”) and personal best hammer throw (162’9.5”) in the 2021 outdoor season
  • Went undefeated in the shot put in the 2021 indoor season
  • Placed in the top 10 at state championship meets all three years of high school outdoor season

Personal 

  • Full name: Leah Michele Moore
  • Birthday: May 24
  • Parents: Michele and Gary Moore Sr.
  • Sibling: Gary Moore Jr.
  • Major: Civil Engineering
  • Hobbies: Painting, reading, learning languages, practicing piano
  • Favorite athletes: Caeleb Dressel and Deanna Price
  • Fun fact: Her favorite food is french fries
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