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Robert Leasure

Free/Back/IM
Position
Freshman
Class
Louisville, Ky.
Hometown
St. Xavier
High School

Virginia Career Bests
100 Back:
50.91
200 Back: 1:48.34
200 IM: 1:51.54
400 IM: 3:55.68

2016-17
• Placed fifth in the 200-yard backstroke, sixth in the 400-yard individual medley and eighth in the 200-yard medley individual medley at the ECAC Championships
• Recorded a season-best time in the 200 back (1:49.11), 200 IM (1:51.70) and 400 IM (3:58.16) at the ECAC Championships
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015-16
• Placed fourth in 400-yard individual medley and ninth in 200 backstroke at ECAC Championships
• Set career-best 100 back (50.91) at ECACs
• Posted season-best marks in 200 back (1:49.03) and 400 IM (3:57.97) at ECACs
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15
• Set a career-best in the 200 IM (1:51.54) at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Posted career-best marks in the 200 back (1:48.34) and 400 IM (3:55.68) at the Georgia Fall Invitational

2013-14
• Won the 400 IM at the Cavalier Invite in a season-best time of 3:56.64
• Also placed fourth in the 200 back in a season-best time of 1:51.57
• Set season-best times in the 100 back (53.19) and 200 IM (1:52.65) at the Ohio State Invite

Background
• Eight-time Kentucky state record holder
• High School All-American
• Named to all-region squad all four years
• 2013 St. Xavier MVP
• Five-time Lakeside Swim Team MVP
• U.S. National Championship and World Championship Trials qualifier

Personal
• Son of Leah and Bob Leasure
• Has two sisters, Molly and Mary