2006-07 (Junior): At the A-10 Championships (2/21) took 20th in the 1,650 free (18:50.73) ... set her top time of the season in the 1,650 free (18:50.42) at the Terrier Invitational (11/17) ... posted her top 1,000 free (11:15.08) against Boston College (1/20) and her best 500 free (5:27.80) at Fordham (2/3).
2005-06 (Sophomore): Competed in the sprint freestyle events ... at the A-10 Championships (2/18) posted season-best times in the 100 free (56.20 seconds), in the 200 free (2:02.37), and in the 500 free (5:34.64) ... swam her top time of 26.11 seconds in the 50 free prelims at the Brown Invitational (12/2).
2004-05 (Freshman): At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19), recorded her season-best times in the preliminary races of the 50-yard freestyle (26.04 seconds), the 100-yard free (56.28 seconds) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:13.78) ... took fourth in the 100-yard free against Fordham (1/29) with her time of 56.61 seconds ... took third in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:14.50) against Southern Connecticut State (11/7) ... also a member of 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard freestyle relay teams.
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner for the Spartans serving as captain her senior year ... four-year team MVP and Sparta HS Female Athlete of the Year in 2003-04 ... First-Team All West Jersey as a sophomore, junior and senior ... first-team all-league and all-area each year of competition.
Personal: Leighanne Kevil ... daughter of James and Denise Kevil ... has two brothers, Jimmy and Bobby ... born June 6, 1986 in Denville, N.J. ... her grandfather, Robert Devanny, played basketball at UMass ... majoring in English.
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