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 Leah Bloodgood

Career: Scored 57 points at the Patriot League Championships (11 in 2015, 24 in 2016, 22 in 2017) ... scored two points at the ECAC Championships (2017) ... owns the program's seventh-best time in the 200 breast (2:20.02) and the eighth-best time in the 100 breast (1:04.77) ... on two relays with program top-10 times, including the record holding 400 medley relay ... four wins in individual events ... two-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17 (Junior): Scored 22 points at the Patriot League Championships, taking sixth in the 200 breast and ninth in the 100 breast ... also finished 50th in the 50 free while posting season-best times in all three events ... was on the 400 medley relay that finished third ... scored two points at the ECAC Championships with a 15th-place finish in the 200 breast and also took 21st in the 100 breast ... swam five events during the season (50 breast, 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM, 50 free) ... had seven top-three finishes, six of which came in the 200 breast ... won the 200 breast in meets against Loyola and Lehigh ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16 (Sophomore): Scored 24 points at the Patriot League Championships with a sixth-place finish in the 200 breast and eighth-place finish in the 100 breast ... also took 54th in the 50 free while posting season-best times in all three events ... swam a leg on the 400 medley relay that took third ... swam three different event during the season (100 breast, 200 breast, 50 free) ... finished in the top four of all seven of her races during the regular season ... won the 200 breast at the Navy Invite and against Army West Point ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014-15 (Freshman): Primary events were the 100 and 200 breast ... scored in both at the Patriot League Championships, finishing 11th in the 100 and 12th in the 200 ... also swam prelims of 200 IM at league meet ... runner-up finish in 200 breast against Boston U. and George Washington in season's second meet was best finish of the year.

High School: Earned four letters in swimming at Adlai E. Stevenson High School … three-time all-conference selection … won conference and sectional titles.

Personal: Leah Dorothy Bloodgood … born June 14, 1996 in Evanston, Illinois … daughter of Sam and Karen Bloodgood … has two younger sisters, Sammy and Cassidy … cousin, Steve Droste, is a 1993 graduate of Bucknell and was a member of the Bison men's swimming and diving team, earning the Patriot League Co-Swimmer of the Meet award as a senior … grandfather, Roger Rasmusen, was also a college athlete ... majoring in early childhood education.

Position: Breast/IM
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lake Forest, Ill.
High School: Adlai E. Stevenson
Leah Photos:
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