Leah Barkema

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

Captured individual conference titles in both 50 and 100 freestyle last season en route to her first letter…she was also a member of the 200 and 400 freestuyle relays as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays that claimed league titles...2015 Liberal Arts Championships runner-up in the 100 and 50 freestyle and as a member of the 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…qualified 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.



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