University of Iowa Athletics
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Leah Schwartz

Class Jr.
Hometown Middleton, Wis.
High School Middleton

2008-09 — swam collegiate bests in 50 free (24.91), 100 back (58.58) and 200 back (2:06.08) at Big Ten Championships… recorded five top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2007-08 — recorded five top-five finishes… swam collegiate bests 500 (5:29.15) and 1,000 free (11:16.26), and 200 IM (2:17.99)… letterwinner.

2006-07 — recorded 13 top-10 finishes… letterwinner.

2005-06 — posted four top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School — two-time all-American and all-state honoree as part of 200 medley relay… earned all-state honors in 100 back senior year… placed fourth in 100 back (58.59) at swam on fourth-place 200 medley relay at state meet senior year… 100 back conference champion as a junior… three-time all-state honorable mention… set school record as part of 200 medley relay… high school coach was Nate Pofahl… club coaches were Jack Pettinger and Drew Walden.

Personal — born April 18, 1987… daughter of Bob and Jerri Schwartz… her sister, Becca, swam at Iowa (1997-2000) and her sister, Sara, swam at Wisconsin-Eau Claire (2002-05)… communication studies major.

Schwartz’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 24.91 at Big Ten Championships 2/19/09
500 Free 5:29.15 at Truman State 11/16/07
1,000 Free 11:16.26 at Truman State 11/16/07
100 Back 58.58 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/09
200 Back 2:06.08 at Big Ten Championships 2/21/09
200 IM 2:17.99 at Ohio State Invite 11/30/07