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LEILA JOHNSTON

Player profile

position
Free
year
Junior
hometown
Bar Harbor, Maine
high school
Mount Desert Island

Top Times

50 free- 23.33

100 free – 50.82

200 free -1:50.63

100 fly – 54.27

2016-17: 

Placed 22nd in the 100 fly wtih a career best time of 54.27 at the ACC Championships…also competed in the 50 free and 100 free…finished 15th in the 100 fly at the UGA Invite with a final time of 54.58 after swimming her personal best in prelims…added personal best time in the 50 free and 100 free.

2015-16: 

Placed 24th in the 100 fly at the ACC Championships with a time of 55.16…also swa, her personal best in the 50 free (23.48)…was also a member of the medley relay teams…earned a second swim in the 100 fly at the Georgia Invite (55.06) after swimming a career best in prelims of 54.93…helped the 200 medley relay to a sixth place finish at the meet.

High School: 

Was named the Performer of the 2014 Class B State Championship Meet and was awarded the Performer of the Year in 2014 after breaking both state records in the 50 and 100 free races…sat most of her sophomore season out with mono but came back to help Mount Desert Island to a state title by contributing to all-state honors in the 50 and 100 yard free races…placed sixth in the 50 fly and the 2014 Long-Course YNCA Nationals at IUPUI and is tabbed as the top recruit in Maine by collegeswimming.com.

Personal: 

Born June 8, 1997…daughter of Ned Johnston and Sophia Ibrahim…was on the honor roll for six semesters at Mount Desert Island High School…also involved in the Interact Club…older brother swims for Wheaton College.