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    Christina Leander     
     
      Christina Leander
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

High School:
West Chester East High School

Position:
Backstroke/IM

leander

2013-14 - FRESHMAN
DUAL MEET RECAP
  • Competed in all five fall collegiate meets, primarily participating in the 100 and 200 backstroke events
  • Earned four top-four finishes int he 100 backstroke during the fall semester
  • Swam at the AT&T Winter National Championships in Knoxville. Finished 33rd in the 100 backstroke (55.27) and also swam the 100 back to lead off the 400 medley relay team, clocking her first NCAA B-cut time in 54.75.

SEC RECAP

  • Reached the C Final in the 100 backstroke (53.98).
  • Swam the C final in 54.11 to claim second place behind teammate Madison Hahn.

NCAA RECAP

  • Swam the 100 backstroke in 53.30

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
  • Ranked fourth from Pennsylvania and 41st nationally by collegeswimming.com
  • As a member of the West Chester East High School swimming team, Leander won five individual Pennsylvania state championships (100 backstroke in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 200 IM in 2012)
  • Set the PIAA state record in the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 53.70.
  • Earned All-American honors five times.
  • Competed at the 2012 USA Swimming Olympic Trials.
  • Best time in the 200 backstroke is 1:58.21 and her best performance in the 200 IM is 2:00.61.
  • Competed on the club level with the Suburban Seahawks

PERSONAL
  • Birthday: October 11, 1994

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