Track & Field
Leah Moore - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Throws
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown New Haven, Conn.
  • High school Hillhouse High School 

2021-22 (Freshman) 


  • Earned a hammer throw collegiate best (154’9”/47.17m) at Kentucky Invitational 
  • Competed in four meets 


  • 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 


  • 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, brother Gary is a freshman thrower at Baylor 
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