Melissa Leonhardt
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    Melissa Leonhardt

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    McKinney, TX

    High School:
    Plano Senior

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    IM/Back/Free

    08/01/2012

    Air Force Announces Incoming Women's Swimming Class of 2016

    Falcons welcome seven swimmers for 2012-13 season.

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered four years in swimming...school record holder in the 400 free relay and regional champion in the 200 IM...earned state and regional patches...high school swimming coach was Philip Wiggins...swam club for Lakeside Aquatic Club (LAC), coached by Jay Chagnon.

    PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 3...has two brothers...older brother, Paul, is a junior at USAFA and was on the swim team as a freshman and sophomore...hobby is shopping...favorite food is steak...favorite movie is Titanic...credits her brother as having the biggest influence on her sports career...favorite athlete is Natalie Coughlin...pre-race/meet ritual is listening to music and stretching...favorite quote: "Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion." ... daughter of Michael and Teresa Leonhardt.

    Inside Women's Swimming