Leigh Farah - Women's Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Leigh Farah

Class Sophomore
Hometown Honolulu, Hawaii
High School Kaiser
Major Human & Organizational Development/Political Science
Bio

Honors
• 2021-22 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career-Best Times
500 Free: 5:10.17 at Miami Invitational, 11.18.21
1,000 Free: 10:44.45 vs. Tulane, 11.6.21
1,650 Free: 17:54.58 at Miami Invitational, 11.20.21
200 Fly: 2:18.75 at Miami Invitational, 11.20.21
400 IM: 4:43.23 at Miami Invitational, 11.19.21

As a Sophomore (2021-22)
• Ended the year third on the Commodores’ performance list in the 1,000 and 1,650 free, and was also fifth 500 free and 400 IM
• Finished fifth in the 1,650 free while qualifying for the B Final in the 500 free and 400 IM at the Miami Invitational (Nov. 18-20)
• Posted a third-place finish with career-best time in the 1,000 free in win over Tulane (Nov. 6)
• Was fifth in the 1,000 free (10:54.26) in Vandy’s defeat of Florida Gulf Coast (Oct. 16)
• Placed sixth in the 1,000 free (11:02.87) in season-opening competition against Arkansas and Drury (Oct. 9)
• Earned a seventh-place finish in both the 500 (5:23.65) and 1,000 (10:57.07) free in victory over Illinois (Oct. 30)

The Farah File
• Four-year letterwinner at Kaiser High School
• Swam with Kamehameha Swim club under Kevin and John Flanagan
• 2020 OIA Champion in the 500 free
• High school team won three conference titles (2017-19)
• Daughter of Wendy and Jeffrey Farah
• Has two younger sisters, Jaime and Corey
• Born in New London, Connecticut

Why Vanderbilt: “I chose Vanderbilt not only for its stellar academic programs and resources, but also for its unmatched sense of community exuded by students, coaches, and professors. This outreach of care and guidance from members of the Vanderbilt community helped me realize that Vanderbilt was the place I wanted to be!”