Leah Barkema

Leah Barkema
  • Event: Freestyle
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Conrad, Iowa
  • High School: Marshalltown

Captured individual conference titles in both 50 and 100 Free last season...also a member of the championship 200 free, 400 medley, 200 medley, and 400 free relay...2015 Liberal Arts runner-up in the 100 and 50 freestyle and a member of the Liberal Arts championship 200 and 400 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay...Four-year letter winner in both swimming and track while at Marshalltown High…served as a team captain for the swim team…qualifed for the Iowa 4A State Swim Meet four times during her career…holds the school record for the fastest 50 free split in a medley relay…academic all-state honoree…member of the National Honor Society…daughter of Kevin and Gayle Barkema.