2016-17 Sophomore Season: Outstanding student-athlete award recipient • earned a 53.23 in the 100-yard back at the Minnesota Invitational • improved to 51.79 in the 100-yard back at the Jean Freeman Invitational • earned fifth place with a 1:52.69 in the 200-yard back at the Jean Freeman Invitational.
2015-16 Freshman Season: Finished season at the 2016 Minnesota Challenge with personal records in the 100 back and 200 back • Recorded seven top-five finishes during the regular season • Made his collegiate debut against Florida.
High School: 2015 graduate of Southwest High School • salutatorian • National Merit Finalist • AP Scholar with Distinction • NHS member • coached by Chris Aarseth • six-time swimming letterwinner • four-time All-Conference • two-time All-State • nominated for MN Class 2A Swimmer of the Year in 2015 2015 Academic All-American • school record holder in the 200 free, 500 free, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay • competed for Richfield Swim Club • listed winning the section meet for the first time in his school’s history as his most memorable sports thrill.
Personal: Born November 15, 1996 • son of Paul and Fiona Lefebvre • has three younger siblings: Sam, Nicole, David • enjoys cooking, traveling, skiing and music • plans to major in chemical engineering.
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