Swimming & Diving
Leah Harms - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Manchester

2007-08: Finished in the top 20 at the SEC Championships in the 1650-freestyle … Placed 31st in 500-freestyle at the SEC Championships … Finished 40th at SECs in the 200-freestyle with a season best time … Placed in the top-20 in the 200-butterfly at the Nike Cup … Tapped in 14th in the 1650-freestyle at the Nike Cup … Placed third or better in nine dual meet events … Touched in second in the 500-freestyle and 1650-freestyle in the dual meet with Alabama … Finished first in the 1000-freestyle vs. Louisville.

2006-07: Named to the SEC All-Academic team … Claimed her second consecutive top-16 finish at the SEC Championships in the 1650-freestyle when she tapped in 16th … Also placed 24th in the 500-free and 30th in the 200-free at the conference meet … Clocked in two personal best times at SECs … During dual meet competition she placed in the top-three nine times in four different events … Finished first in the 1650-free in a meet against Alabama … At the Nike Cup, she took 4th in the 1650-free and 17th in the 500-free.

2005-06: Placed 13th in the 1650-freestyle, 20th in the 500-freestyle and 32nd in the 200-free events at the SEC Championships … Nabbed sixth in the 1650-free and 23rd in the 500-free at the Nike Cup … Took third in the 200-free against Cincinnati … Placed second in the 1650-free in the meet against Louisville … Finished second in the 1000-free against South Carolina … Placed first in the 1000-free against Arkansas.

Pre-College: Earned second-team All-Metro selection in the 1650-freestyle … Collected the Poseidon Swimming Distance Honors Award from 2003-05 … Team captain of Poseidon Swim Club. … Three-year Scholastic All-American … Member of National Honor Society … Chose UK over South Carolina and Virginia Tech because of the enthusiastic coaches and the team dynamics.

Best Collegiate Times: 200-freestyle: 1:54.09; 500-freestyle: 4:58.50; 1000-freestyle: 10:10.06; 1650-freestyle: 16:55.44; 200-butterfly: 2:08.31

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