Freshman Goes Back to Back in Giant Slalom and Slalom
Freshman races for a time of 1:53.21
Denver will take to Steamboat Springs for the title
Denver leads the conference in honorees
12 Pioneers will compete in the NCAA Championships
- NCCA All-Academic
- One of 12 skiers to compete at the 2017 NCAA Championships in New Hampshire
- Finished 12th in the Slalom at the NCAA Championships
- Tallied four top-5 finishes in the Slalom events on the year
- Made the 2nd RMISA All-Conference Team
- Took seventh in Slalom at the RMISA Championships in Beaver Creek
- Placed fourth in Slalom at the Utah, Montana State, and Alaska Anchorage Invitationals
- Never finished outside the top 25 all season
- Finished 7th in the Gaint Slalom and 24th in the Slalom at the Seawolf Invitational
- Was placed 14th in the Gaint Slalom at the Alaska Invitational
- Earned a 10th place in the Gaint Slalom at the Utah Invitational
- Tallied a 18th place at the Montana Invitational in Gaint Slalom
- Took a 16th place in the RMISA Qualifier Gaint Slalom in Montana
- Team Captain
- Member of the Denver ski team which won its 23rd NCAA National Championship
- Finished 13th in slalom and 16th in giant slalom at Utah Invitational
- Finished 25th in the slalom and 30th in giant slalom at Montana State Invitational
- Took a 25th place finish in the giant slalom at the RMISA Qualifier
- Placed 12th and 29th in the slalom/giant slalom, respectively, at the CU Invitational
- Seventh and fourth place finishes in the two men's slalom at the New Mexico Invitational
- 13th overall in the giant slalom at 14th overall in the slalom at the RMISA Championships
- Competed in five events.
- Finished 4th in the first slalom at the New Mexico Invitational.
- Earned at 5th place result in the slalom at the Utah Invitational.
- Named to the United States world junior team that competed in Norway in March.
- Member of Denver ski team when it won its 22nd NCAA Championship.
- 2nd Place for U-21s at US Nationals in Slalom.
- 2nd Place for U-21 Americans at the Vail North American Cup.
- Placed 21st and 21st in the Vail North American Cup and the Stowe North American Cup.
- Placed 14th and 23rd at the University of New Mexico Invitational.
- Placed 20th in the Montana State Invitational.
- Took a redshirt year.
- A 2012 Youth Olympian.
- Placed third at US Alpine Championships for junior slalom.
- Won second run in slalom at 2012 US Alpine Championships.
- Also played soccer for four years in high school, lettering varsity for three years.
- Born July 6, 1995 in Waterbury, Conn.
- Son of Dan and Julie Leever.
- Has one brother, Harold.
- Chose Denver for the proimity to the mountains and rigorous academic schedule.
- Also recruited by Dartmouth and Colorado.
- Member of Ski and Snowboard Club Vail.
- Enjoys life in the mountains with friends and family, playing volleyball, biking and going to the farmer's market.
- Hopes to become an Olympian, World Cup winner and a NCAA champion.
- Undeclared major.