Event: High Jump (IN: 6-11; OUT: 6-10)
Lettered for the Tigers while competing in the high jump at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Finished in 11th place in the high jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships after clearing a seasonal-best height of 6 feet, 9 ½ inches at LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium ... Did not record a height in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Also competed in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships, finishing in 14th place with a mark of 46-8 ¼ ... Wrapped up the indoor season by setting an indoor seasonal-best of 6-5 ½ in a runner-up finish in the high jump at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Tied for ninth place in his collegiate debut at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a mark of 6-4 ¾ ... Cleared 6-5 at the Razorback Invitational and LSU Twilight ... Also cleared 6-4 ¾ for fourth place at the Texas A&M Dual Meet ... Opened the outdoor season with a clearance of 6-8 ¾ for fourth place at the Louisiana Classics ... Placed ninth at the Battle on the Bayou with a clearance at 6-8 ... Jumped 6-6 ¾ for fourth place at the Arizona State Tri-Meet ... Cleared 6-5 ½ at both the LSU Relays and LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Emerged as one of the nation's leading high jump prospects during his senior season at Cecilia High School ... Set the No. 4-ranked performance in the country in the boys high jump during the 2011 indoor season with a seasonal-best and personal-best clearance of 6 feet, 11 inches ... Established his lifetime personal record of 6-11 in winning the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division I indoor state championship at the Carl Maddox Field House ... That mark also set a new LHSAA Division I Indoor State Championships meet record, shattering the previous mark of 6-8 by three inches ... Followed by winning the AAU Junior Olympic Games gold medal in the young men's high jump during the 2011 outdoor season by matching his outdoor personal best with a clearance at 6-10 ... Was the LHSAA Class 4A Outdoor State Championships silver medalist in the high jump in 2010 and 2011 ... Also a two-time Region 2-4A high jump champion in 2010 and 2011 ... Cleared 6-10 in the high jump for the first time in winning the event title at the St. Martinville Cajun Chef Relays during his junior season in 2010 ... Was crowned the Louisiana Class 3A state champion as a high school sophomore in 2009 while competing at a lower classification with Cecilia High School ... A standout on the football field and basketball court throughout his prep career ... Was named a first-team Class 4A all-state defensive back following his senior year in 2010 by the Louisiana Football Coaches Association ... Finished the 2010 campaign with 91 tackles and eight interceptions from his safety position ... Ranked No. 3 among all classifications statewide in interceptions in 2010.
Full name is William Antoine LeBlanc ... Born on April 6, 1993 ... Mother is Julie LeBlanc ... Has one brother, Wilson, and one sister, Pauline ... Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport leadership.