Mark Leininger
Mark Leininger
Year: Junior
Hometown: Colts Neck, N.J.
High School: Colts Neck

2011-12: Took second place at the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals in a personal-best time of 15:26.00 … placed 26th at the Patriot League Cross Country Championship in 26:13.10 … recorded a personal-best time of 4:17.39 in the indoor mile at the Navy Invitational to place fourth … placed second at the Maryland Invitational in the indoor 3,000 meter run with a personal-best time of 8:35.66 … tallied a personal-best 14:47.15 in the indoor 5,000 meter at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … posted a 10th-place finish in the 5,000 meter and 11th in the 3,000 meter at the Patriot League Indoor Championship … registered a personal-best 8:38.70 in the outdoor 3,000 meter run to finish second at the Maryland Invitational … tallied a personal-best time of 14:38.82 in the outdoor 5,000 meter run at the Bison Outdoor Classic … posted the eighth fastest time at American in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 31:04.75 to finish seventh at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in the spring.

2010-11: Placed third overall at the Mount St. Mary’s 5k Duals … finished 31st overall at the Patriot League Cross Country Championships with a time of 26:03.00 … placed eighth at Navy with a personal record indoor 3000 meter time of 8:35.76 … ran a season-best time of 14:55.58 in the 5000 meter to place 11th at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships … ran a personal record 4:01.96 outdoor 1500 time at the Maryland Invitational … set a personal-best time of 14:51.31 in the outdoor 5000 at the Bison Classic … placed seventh at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a personal record 31:10.84 in the 10000.  

2009-10: Placed sixth at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals in 15:48.16 ... ran a personal best 4:42.47 in the indoor mile at the GMU Patriot Games … set a personal record in the indoor 3000 meter at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, finishing in 8:41.45.

High School: Was a member of two All-American relay teams ... was a state champion in the 3200 meters ... was named Second Team All-State as a senior ... named Colts Neck High School Outstanding Athlete as a senior.

Personal Records

Track
Indoor Mile: 4:17.39
Indoor 3000: 8:35.66
Indoor 5000: 14:47.15
Outdoor 1500: 4:01.96
Outdoor 3000: 8:38.70
Outdoor 5000: 14:38.82
Outdoor 10000: 31:04.75

Cross Country
5k: 15:26.00
8k: 25:53.90
10k: 33:03