Leslie Roda
Leslie Roda
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Bedford, Mass.
High School: New Bedford
Position: Thrower
Events: Throws
Major: English

Collegiate Personal Bests
Weight Throw: 12.10m

Hammer: 28.63m
Javelin: 38.15m

2019 Outdoor Track:

  • Finished 4th in the javelin throw with a distance of 37.46 meters at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (3/8-3/9)

2018-19 Indoor Track:

  • Finished 4th in the javelin throw with a distance of 35.68 meters at the NE10 Championships (2/16-2/17)

2018 Outdoor Track:

  • Placed sixth at NE10 Championships (5/4) in javelin throw with a distance of 38.15, a personal best
  • Placed third at the Assumption-Merrimack Meet (4/21) in javelin throw

2017-18 Indoor Track:

  • Finished 19th at the URI Coaches Tribute Meet (2/9) in the weight throw with a distance of 9.20m

2017 Outdoor Track: Placed 5th in the Javelin at the NE10 Champs in a collegiate best throw of 34.16m.

2016-17 Indoor Track:  At the Alden Invitational, she thew a career-best distance of 12.10m to place 11th.

2016 Outdoor Track: At the Northeast-10 Outdoor Track & Field Championships, she placed 10th in the Javelin throw (33.86m) and 25th in the Hammer throw (25.89)… Had a career-best hammer throw at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite with a distance of 28.63m…At the 2016 Silfen Invitational, she threw a career-best javelin with a distance of 34.16m, good for sixth place… Had seven top-10 finishes during the outdoor season.

2015-16 Indoor Track: At the Northeast-10 Indoor Track and Field Championships she placed 20th in the weight throw with a career-best distance of 9.55m.

Prior to Assumption: Member of the track and field, basketball and softball teams at New Bedford High School... Named to the All-Conference Big Three Team… Posted a PR of 101 feet, two inches in the javelin… Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Alfred and Elizabeth Teves-Roda... Has one brother Eric… Was a member of the National Honors Society and student-teacher talent show… Pursuing a concentration in writing and mass communications… Born on June 7.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Tom Brady... Dream job: Sports Journalist... Favorite Professional Sports Team: Boston Celtics... No. 1 song on her  iPod: Bohemian Rhapsody… If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be: Russell Westbrook... Favorite TV show: Law & Order SVU... Favorite superhero: Batman... Favorite sports memory: "Breaking my high school's javelin relay record two years in a row..." Favorite Food: Salad with steak... Favorite Video Game: Battlefield.