UMBC

Men's Swimming & Diving

 
Leo Endres
Leo Endres
Height: 5-9
Weight: 142
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bamberg, Germany
High School: Kaiser Heinrich Gymnasium
Position: Breast

2013-14: Improved his school record in the 200-yd. breaststroke (2:00.15) and broke the UMBC mark in the 100-yd. breaststroke (54.70) event at the 2014 CCSA Championships… After setting the record in the 100-yd. event in the prelims, he won a bronze medal in the event in the nighttime finals… Smashed his previous mark in the 200-yd. race in the finals at the CCSA meet to garner another bronze medal… Helped the 200- (1:28.99) and 400-yd. medley relay (3:14.41) teams break the UMBC program record and gain silver medals at the conference championship meet… Also competed in the 200 IM at the CCSA Championships, advancing to the finals and placing seventh with a career-best time of 1:51.87, which ranks as the seventh-fastest time in Retriever history… Claimed six individual victories during the dual meet season… Won a silver medal in the 100-yd. breaststroke at the Patriot Invitational at George Mason.

2012-13: Won his first career collegiate gold medal, taking first in the 200-yd. breaststroke at the America East Championships at Maine… Broke the UMBC school record in the event with a time of 2:00.86 in the event finals… Also won a bronze medal in the 100 breast as the Retrievers reclaimed their conference title… Broke the pool record in the 100-yd. prelims with a time of 55.79 which also ranks second in UMBC program history… Finished sixth in the 200 IM at the America East meet after recording a season-best time in the prelims (1:53.83)… Won five dual meet events as the Retrievers’ recorded their second-ever undefeated dual meet season… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Background: Holds the Bavarian age group record in the 50 and 100m breast... Set the club record in the 50, 100, and 200m breast... Placed 14th in the 50m breast at the German Short Course Championships... Also played basketball and competed in track and field.

Personal: Son of Norbert and Jutta Endres... Has one brother, Wolfgang... Plans to major in biology with the ambition of getting a master's degree... Born Feb. 9, 1993.

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