Deirdre Leong
Deirdre Leong

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Forest Hills, N.Y.

High School:
Mary Louis Academy

Height:
5-7

Event:
Back/Relay/Free

Birthdate:
09/19/1990

Major:
Business Management


06/28/2012

Stony Brook mourns the passing of Coach Dave Alexander

Alexander coached at Stony Brook for 32 years and left a mark on thousands of student-athletes

01/21/2012

Swimming and diving sweeps final meet at Pritchard Pool

Seawolves defeat Bryant 156-106 on the women's side, 157-105 on the men's side

01/21/2012

Swimming and diving sweeps final meet at Pritchard Pool

Seawolves defeat Bryant 156-106 on the women's side, 157-105 on the men's side

01/18/2012

Swimming and diving splits with Lafayette

Women's team wins 169.5-127.5; men fall 150-141

01/18/2012

Swimming and diving splits with Lafayette

Women's team wins 169.5-127.5; men fall 150-141

2011-12:
Placed seventh in the 200 backstroke against Army, Vermont and BC on Oct. 8...touched second in the 100 backstroke against St. Francis on Oct. 15 in 1:02.95...helped the 200 medley relay team place second against St. Francis...placed third in the 200 backstroke against BU and Maine on Nov. 5...took ninth in the 200 backstroke at the Terrier Invitational on Nov. 20 in 2:07.07...placed first in the 200 backstroke against Lafayette on Jan. 18...helped the 200 medley relay team place second against Lafayette...placed second in the 200 backstroke against Bryant on Jan. 21.

2010-11:
Took fifth in the 200 backstroke against UMass on Oct. 30 with a time of 2:19.44...member of the 200 medley relay team that placed third against Maine on Nov. 6 in 1:54.48...placed third in the 100 back (1:03.30) and 200 back (2:16.33) against Maine...swam the fourth leg of the 400 free relay quartet that finished second against Boston University on Nov. 12.

2009-10:
Placed sixth in the 100 backstroke at Army on Oct. 9 in 1:02.44...touched third in the 100 back (1:02.09) against UMass on Oct. 31...placed first in the 200 back with a time of 2:13.45 vs. UMass...member of the 200 medley relay team that placed first against Maine on Nov. 7 in 1:53.27...took second in the 100 back (1:02.35) vs. Maine...touched third in the 100 back against Boston University on Dec. 5 with a time of 1:01.63...member of the 200 medley relay quartet that placed second against Bryant on Jan. 23 in 1:55.88.

2008-09:
Finished fifth in 100-yard backstroke against Army/Vermont (10/3)... touched fourth in 100 and 200 back against UMass (11/1)...took fifth in the 200 back against Fordham (11/5)... placed fourth in the 100 back against Maine (11/8)... took fifth in the 100 and 200 back against Boston Univ. (11/15)... finished third in the 100 back against Iona/St. Francis (NY) (12/2)... placed fourth in the 200 back and fifth in the 100 back against Lafayette (1/17)... finished second in the 200 back and third in the 100 back against Bryant (1/26)... took third in the 100 back and fourth in the 200 back against Binghamton (1/31)... placed 15th in the 200 back at the America East Championships (2/22).

High School:
Swam for four years at the Mary Louis Academy for coach Stephanie Cascio... competed in the 50, 100 and 200-yard backstroke... named most improved swimmer (2006) and most valuable swimmer (2007, 2008)... was a NYSPHSAA Qualifier (2007, 2008)... also swam for the Flushing Flyers Swim Team for coach Rich Finkelstein.

Personal:
Deirdre Leong... born September 19, 1990... daughter of Mary and Alex Leong... sister, Maeve, was a member of the Seawolves' swim team and sister, Keara, is a freshman... a business management major.