Leo Merle
Leo Merle
Year: Junior
Hometown: Folsom
High School: Vista Del Lago HS
Major: Biology

UC Santa Cruz Success:

  • 2016-17: Cross Country - Made his UCSC debut at the Pacific Union College Pioneer Invitational running 32:38 for 16th place...Competed at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational running 28:42 for a huge personal best.

High School/Club Success:

  • Competed in Cross Country and Track & Field for the Vista Del Lago High School Eagles.


  • Rachel Carson College
  • Born January 14th, 1998
  • He is the son of Leo V. Merle V .
  • Favorite thing about UCSC: The Beautiful Campus.
  • Graduation Goals: Become a Dentist.
  • Favorite Superhero: Doctor Strange
  • Favorite Color: Blue
  • Hobbies: Collecting. Video Games. Shooting. Watching Movies. and Listening to Music.
  • Interesting Fact: Competitively shot shotguns for 5 years before switching to compete in XC. Placed 3rd in the state of California and 12th in the Nation.