One of the East's top lightweights after transferring from the U.S. Naval Academy, Lance placed 1st, 3rd and 1st in the EIWA, wrestling at 118 his first 2 yrs at LU, then 126.
Also a brilliant dual meet wrestler with a 34-7-2 mark, Leonhardit owned two home dual wins over 4-time Iowa St All-American, Mike Land, in addition to a home dual win over eventual NCAA champion, Mark DiGirolamo, Cal Poly.
1975-EIWA 1st, 118 lb
1976-EIWA 3rd, 118 lb
1977-EIWA 1st, 126 lb
Lance owns the unique distinction of owning 3 dual wins over NCAA champions (two vs. Iowa State 4x All-American, Mike Land and one vs. Cal Poly's Mark DiGirolamo).