Leandra Zimmermann
Leandra Zimmermann
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Augsburg, Germany
High School: Gymnasium bei St. Stephan
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2018: Google Cloud First Team Academic All-American... Google Cloud Academic All-District... USTFCCCA All-American... USTFCCCA All-Region... NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Finished third at the Purple Valley Classic, running a time of 22:38.7... Was 14th in both the NEICAAA Championship and the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational, running times of 18:24.88 and 22:22.08, respectively... Finished third at the NEWMAC Championship in 19:04 and sixth at the NCAA Regional with a time of 21:42.65... Placed 17th at the NCAA Championship, crossing in 21:34.2.

2017: USTFCCCA All-American... USTFCCCA All-Region... NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Google Cloud Second Team Academic All-American... Google Cloud Academic All-District... NEWMAC Runner of the Week (Oct. 10)... Finished 14th in the season-opening Purple Valley Classic in 22:57.8 and 13th in the NEICAAA Championship at 18:23.9... Was 15th in the Cowbell Classic in 21:58.63, fourth at the NEWMAC Championship in 18:11 and eighth at the NCAA Regional in a time of 21:12.2... Finished 30th at the NCAA Championship in 21:27.90 to earn her first career All-American honor.

2016: CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American... CoSIDA Academic All-District... USTFCCCA All-New England... NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Finished 11th at the Purple Valley Classic  in 22:35.8 and 40th at the NEICAAA Championship at 18:40... Placed 38th at the Border Battle in 21:54.7 and was fifth at the NEWMAC Championship in a time of 18:54... Finished 11th at the NCAA Regional in 21:38.18 and was 97th at the NCAA Division III National Championship in a time of 21:58.2

2015: New England All-Region ... NEWMAC Rookie of the Year ... NEWMAC All-Conference ... competed in all six races as a freshman ... placed 45th in 21:52.60 at the NCAA Division III Championship (11/21) ... crossed the finish line ninth at the Division III New England Regional Championsihp with a time of 21:57.8 (11/14) ... ran to a career-best third place at the NEWMAC Championship in 18:30 (11/1) ... came in 11th in 21:54.3 at the Connecticut College Invitational (10/17) ... opened her career as an Engineer 21st in 23:10.1 at the Purple Valley Classic (9/26) ... placed 74th in 18:51.52 at the NEICAAA Championship (10/10) ... SEASON RESULTS.

Off the Cross Country Trail: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in computer science and a concentration in industrial design... Research Internship at the Institute for Stroke and Dementia, Munich... UROP at the Essigmann Lab (Biological Engineering)... Interned with the Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory in Zuerich... Member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and the Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society... Industrial Design/Engineering intern at MMID (Product Development Agency)... Research Intern at ETH Zurich Rehabilitation Engineering Lab... Did researdch on prosthetic socket design at the Biomechatronics Lab at the MIT Media Lab... Finished third at the International Design Competition Robocon... Member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and the Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society... Social Chair at the Number Six Club... Member of the Organizing Team of the German American Conference at Harvard... Mentor at Makerworks and a member of the Kickboxing Club.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Gymnasium bei St. Stephen School … two-time varsity letterwinner in cross country and soccer … earned the Women's Cross Country 2012 MVP Award (Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School) … Swabian All Time Record wJu18 3000m … 2nd Bavarian Champion wJu20 3000m 2015 … 2nd Bavarian Champion wJu20 2000m steeplechase …. 4th at Bavarian Cross Country Championship 2015, 11th at German Cross Country Championship 2015 … 9th at German Youth Championship wJu18 3000m 2014 … 2nd Bavarian Champion 1500m steeplechase … Swabian Champion 1500m (2015), Cross Country (2015), Cross Country (2014) … also swam in high school as a member of the TG Viktoria Augsburg Club team … Art Honor Society … Orchestra … class representative … salutatorian … Honor Roll (RGNS 2012, 2013) … Award for outstanding achievements in Physics (RGNS 2013) … Award for outstanding achievements in Pre-Calculus (RGNS 2013).