Melissa Leonhardt
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    Melissa Leonhardt

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    McKinney, TX

    High School:
    Plano Senior

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    IM/Back/Free

    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.

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