Leif Le Mahieu
Leif Le Mahieu
Height: 6'0"
Year: So.
Hometown: Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea
High School: Ukarumpa International School
Major: History, International Studies


  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)
  • USA South All-Academic (2017-18)

2018-19 (Sophomore): Ran in all seven cross country meets... Had a season-best time in the 8k at 28:02.9 at the Berry Invitational (Oct. 13)... Set a personal record in the 5k with a time of 18:45.8 in the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31)... Finished 27th at the USA South Championships (Oct. 26) at 29:06.3... Competed in all six outdoor meets and both indoor meets during the track and field season... Set program record in the outdoor mile with a time of 4:37.82 at the Rhodes Invitational... Set an outdoor personal record in the 800 meter at 2:00.15 at the Emory Invitational... Also topped outdoor personal best in the 1500 (4:13.26)... Part of the 4x800 group that set outdoor program record with a time of 7:59.82 at the Rhodes Invitational... Member of the outdoor DMR team that set program record at 10:45.84 at Emory Invitational... Earned USA South All-Academic honors for a second straight year

2017-18 (Freshman): Ran in seven meets during the fall cross country season… Ran a 29:41.1 8k in his collegiate debut at the Georgia Division III Invitational (Sept. 1)… Set his 8k personal best at the NCAA Regional meet (Nov. 11) with a time of 27:57.4... Competed in two events during the indoor track season... Set a personal best in the mile at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 3) with a time of 5:00.89... ran a career-best time of 9:34.31 in the 3000m at the Southern Indoor Challenge (Feb. 12)... Competed in four events during the outdoor track season... Set the school record in the 800m with a time of 2:02.98, placing fourth at the Mountain Laurel Invitational (Apr. 13)... Set the 4x400m record at the Atlantic Independent Championships with Tristan Dunlavy, William Wallace, and William Bryan, placing fourth with a time of 3:29.68... Set the school record in the 4x800m with Micaiah Allison, Matthew Broussard, and Will Richardson at the Emory Invitational with a time of 8:38.23... Set a personal record in the 1500m, placing eighth overall at the Mountain Laurel Invitational (Apr. 13) with a time of 4:17.05... Earned USA South All-Academic team honors

High School: Attended Ukarumpa International School... Was named the High School Sportsman of the Year as a senior... Claimed Sports Day Senrio Division championship in 2017 and an Intermediate division championship in 2014... Also competed in basketball... Academically, was the Adam Smith Award winner for original and creative economic thinking

Personal: Parents are Doug and Benita Le Mahieu... Has three siblings: Cole, Noah, and Tia... Favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 6:10-20... Majoring in history and international studies

Pronunciation: Le Mahieu (LAY-may-hue)

Le Mahieu's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 18:45.81 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018)
8K: 27:57.4 (NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional, Nov. 11, 2017)

Outdoor Track:
800m: 2:00.15 (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2019)
1500m: 4:13.26 (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
Mile: 4:37.82 (Rhodes Invitational, March 16, 2019)
4x400m: 3:29.68 - Dunlavy, Wallace, Bryan (Atlantic Independent Championships, April 28, 2018)
4x800m: 7:59.82 - Gaffin, George, Yeager (Rhodes Invitational, Mar. 16, 2019)
DMR: 10:45.84 - Yeager, Cone, George (Emory Invitational, Mar. 23, 2019)

Indoor Track:
800m: 2:06.42 (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 2, 2019)
Mile: 4:39.40 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
3000m: 9:35.64 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 12, 2018)
4x400: 3:41.14 - Wallace, Gaffin, Tyson (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
DMR: 11:18.74 - George, Cone, Allison (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 2, 2019)