LSU Gold
Cecilia, La.
High School
Cecilia HS

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.

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.


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