Wyoming Swimming And Diving Signs One Student-Athlete

May 23, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming head swimming anddiving coach Tom Johnson announced today the signing of astudent-athlete to a national letter of intent to attend the Universityof Wyoming in the fall of 2000. Here is the signee:

Brad Leopold, Fond du Lac, Wisc.:

An excellent athlete from GoodrichHigh School, Leopold currently has qualifying times for the JuniorNationals in the backstroke. He is also a member of the Mequon AreaSwim Team, which is coached by Wes Sinclair. Leopold is a tremendousstudent, as he was chosen USA Swimming Academic All-American and is aNational Merit scholarship semi-finalist. He was coached in high schoolby Glen McBride. Brad is the son of Janice and John Leopold.

"We are very excited to have signed Brad," said Johnson. "He will be agreat addition to our backstroke group, and will make the medley relaysmuch more competitive. Along with being an excellent student, he is agreat competitor and is very goal oriented."