University of Iowa Athletics

Leslie Wendel

Class Fr.
Hometown Winnetka, Ill.
High School New Trier
Leslie Wendel - Women's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

High School — Two-time All-American, two-time all-state and two-time all-conference selection… NCSA qualifier in 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 free, 100 back, 200 back and 100 free… placed third at state meet in 400 free relay in 2019 and eighth in 100 fly… earned bronze in 400-free relay at state meet in 2018… three-time conference champion (400-free relay, 100 fly, 400-free relay)… helped team to back-to-back conference titles… top times are: 55.57 (100 fly), 1:52.66 (200 free), 52.14 (100 free)… school record holder in 400-free relay… Honor Roll all four years… Spanish Honor Society… high school coaches were Mac Guy, Josh Runkle and Mike Leissner.

Personal — Born Feb. 11, 2004, in Chicago… daughter of David and Jill Wendel… mother swam at Illinois… has a twin sister, Alexis, who will be swimming at the University of Illinois… pre-medicine interest and business minor.