Kayla Leland of Track & Field has been selected as the Whitworth / Subway Co-Women’s Student-Athlete of the Month for her performance during the month of March.
Kayla excelled on the indoor and the outdoor track in March. She posted a pair of All-American performances at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, finishing fourth in the mile run and eighth in the 800 meters. One week later she posted the NWC's best time in the 1,500-meter run (4:36.82) at the Buc Scoring Invitational, which also ranks fifth on the NCAA Division III list. Then one week later she set a school record in the 5,000-meter run (17:07.11) at the Sam Adams Classic, a mark that currently ranks fourth in NCAA DIII.