UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Leon Baham

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: Qualified for the NCAA DII National Championships as the fourth seed in the 400 hurdles after posting a time of 52.38 and a second place finish at the Occidental Invitational… 400 hurdle time is career-best and ranks third all-time in UCSD history… CCAA Champion in both the 110 hurdles and 400 hurdles event with times of 14.58 and 53.24, respectively, with time in 110 hurdles ranking fifth all-time in UCSD history… a member of the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: 400M Hurdle Champion and placed second in the 110M Hurdles at the San Diego City Championships with a time of 15.38... Placed sixth in the 110M and fifth in the 400M Hurdles at the All-Cal Challenge Cup... At the Cal-Nevada Championships finished 11th in the 110M Hurdles with a time of 15.81... Placed ninth in the 110M Hurdles at the Rossi Relays.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: Posted season best time of 51.69 in the 400 during the All-Cal Championships... Finished fifth in the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.51 and 6th in the 400 hurdles with a time of 55.08 during the CCAA Championships... Recorded Third place finish in 400 hurdles during San Diego City Championships with time of 56.19... Posted time of 15.32 in the UCSD Triton Invitational, finishing 14th and posting the 9th best all-time mark for the event in UCSD history.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of Redlands High School in Redlands, Calif... Sixth place finisher at 2006 California State Championships Meet in the 300 Hurdles. Attained statistical bests of 38.09 in the 300 hurdles, 14.55 in the 110 high hurdles, and 11.00 in the 100m... Helped team to two conference championships.

PERSONAL: Born August 1, 1988... Father is Leon Baham... Dad played baseball for the farm team of the Chicago White Sox... Has one younger sibling named Noel... Is a Political Science major at John Muir College... Enjoys writing and running in his spare time.

Position: Jumps/Hurdles
Year: Senior
City/State: Redlands, CA
High School: Redlands HS
Experience: High School
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