Shelasia Leitch
Shelasia  Leitch


Newark, N.J.

High School:
Weequahic H.S.



2015 "The Harry's"

2015 "The Harry's" (Photo by Lloydlee Heite)


MEAC Championships

Highlights of the 2015 MEAC Indoor Championships. The men took third while the women finished fifth.

Personal: full name is Shelasia Ebony Leitch...born on Feb. 19, 1996...nickname is Shelly...daughter of Mercia Durant...has one brother and four sisters...exercise science major at UMES...was a National Honor Society student at Weequahic H.S. while playing track...pre-game routine includes praying, reading quotes and of course, warming up...lists her coaches from high school as her biggest influences, because they helped shape her life...hopes for a career as an athletic trainer after graduation...favorite saying is "If you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful"...hopes to set a record in each and every event she competes in...lists family, friends and teamwork as what matters to her...