Christine Leupold
Christine Leupold

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richwood, N.J.

High School:
Clearview Regional

Event:
Middle Distance Free

Birthdate:
02/24/1983



2003-04: Selected team captain for the 2004-05 season ... CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American ... Academic All-Big Ten ... posted three NCAA provisional times (50, 100 and 200 freestyle) at the Texas A&M Fall Invitational, each of which were career bests ... best 50 free time was clocked at 23.54 ... top 100 free time was measured at 50.52 ... completed the 200 free course in 1:48.77 ... recorded a NCAA provisional time of 2:03.85 in the 200 individual medley at the Big Ten Championships, which placed her 10th ... also reached the conference championship final of the 100 and 200 free, placing 15th and 13th ... winner of seven races during the regular season, including two against Miami (Ohio) and Arkansas ... won the 100 free and 100 fly events against the Redhawks ... beat all Lady Razorbacks in the 200 free and 100 fly ... recorded runner-up showings in the 100 fly against Indiana and at the Georgia Tech/Florida Atlantic triangular ... also came in second against Iowa in the 200 free and at the Indiana Intercollegiates in the 100 free ... competed in three freestyle events at the long-course meter U.S. Open, recording converted times of 23.85 (50 free), 52.41 (100 free) and 1:53.81 (200 free) ... was part of four relays (400 and 800 free, 200 and 400 medley) that recorded the team's fastest times of the season ... the 400 and 800 free relay times established new varsity records, with their NCAA provisional marks of 3:20.83 and 7:18.64 ... all season best relay times were posted at the Big Ten Championships ... 400 free relay won the bronze medal ... the 800 free relay placed fourth ... 200 medley team placed sixth in 1:43.14 ... 400 medley team came in seventh at 3:47.18.

2002-03: Academic All-Big Ten ... honor student ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in three events: 100, 200 and 500 free ... recorded a new personal best of 51.76 in the 100 free at the conference championships ... rattled off three consecutive second-place finishes in the 200 free to start the season ... finished among the top three in the 200 free through the first six meets of the season ... earned runner-up honors in the 50 free against Indiana (24.06) ... finished in the two spot in the 100 free at the Rainbow Invite ... placed third in the 500 free against Notre Dame and at the Cincinnati/Georgia Tech triangular ... teamed with Katie Seleskie, Erica Chandler and Brandy Keever to win the 200 free relay at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... swam the third leg for the winning 400 free relay team against Notre Dame (3:28.34) ... won with the 800 free relay team against Cincinnati and Georgia Tech (7:32.76) ... finished second with Lisa Dolansky, Tracy Duchac and Kim Paradeise in the 200 free relay against a strong field at the Illinois/Wisconsin/Minnesota quadrangular.

2001-02: Broke freshman record in 200 free at Northwestern Invite on Nov. 17 with a time of 1:50.95 in prelims ... finished first in both the 100 and 200 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates on Oct. 20 ... was second in the 200 free, fourth in the 100 and third in the 500 free against Notre Dame ... had five first-place finishes overall ... was first in both the 500 and 1,000 against Miami (Ohio) ... recorded team's fifth-fastest 100 and second-fastest 200, 500 and 1,000 free times ... was second leg of school record-setting 800 free relay team at 2002 Big Ten's with Dolansky, Bean and Paradeise in 7:22.68 ... came in 25th in the 100 free (51.97), 26th in the 200 (1:52.54) and 29th in the 500 free (5:00.88) at the conference championships.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner and team MVP ... 2001 All-American ... 2001 Scholastic All-American ... four-time First Team All-South Jersey selection ... two-time First Team All-New Jersey ... school record holder in every event but two ... New Jersey state champion in the 100 and 200 free her freshman and senior years ... 2001 New Jersey state Swimmer of the Year ... 2001 NISCA New Jersey Female Swimmer of the Year ... received Gloucester County Female Dominance in a Sport Award 2001 ... Courier Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and Gloucester County Times Swimmer of the Year 2001 ... five-event Junior National qualifier, three-event finalist.

Personal: Born Feb. 24, 1983 ... given name is Christine Lynn Leupold ... parents are Gerald and Lynn Leupold ... has two older brothers, Jeffrey and Thomas ... majoring in public relations with minors in psychology, and organizational leadership and supervision.