Laura Leppke
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Bullard HS '03

Height:
5-5

Event:
Free

Major:
Psychology

2005-06: Scored 3.0 points at Big West Conference Championships with 14th-place finish in 1,650 free (18:14.68)... Also placed 18th in both 500 free (5:14.16) and 1,000 free (10:48.40).

2004-05: Participated at Big West meet as exhibition swimmer in 100, 200 and 500 free events plus Aggie `B' squad in 800 free relay... Best finish was 21st in 200 free (season-best 1:59.72)... Also had season-best 55.70 in 100 free at conference.

2003-04: Earned second swim at Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference Championships in 100 free (28th, 55.57), 200 free (1:58.19 in prelims), 500 free (22nd, 5:16.89 in prelims)... Also raced in 200 and 800 free relay at conference.

BULLARD HS '03: Reached California Valley Section finals in 100, 200 and 500 freestyle events... Finished 2nd in 200 free at Valley finals in 2001... Three-time MVP in swimming... Also earned All-Tri-River Athletic Conference honors in water polo, posting 64 goals and 64 steals as a senior... Graduated magna cum laude, compiling a 4.27 GPA... Also swam for Fresno Dolphins.

PERSONAL: Born in Fresno, Calif.... Majoring in psychology... Parents are Ken & Janice Leppke... Has two older sisters: Allison and Andrea... Allison swam at UC San Diego, Andrea graduated from Seattle Pacific.