Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2011-12: Opened the season with a fifth-place finish in the 50 free (25.00) against South Carolina and Queens ... member of the 400 free relay that took second against eventual ACC champion Virginia with a time of 3:37.27 ... competed in three events at the 2012 ACC Championships, posting a personal-best time of 1:00.93 in the prelims of the 100 back.
2010-11: Registered a season-best time of 53.34 in the 100 free to place sixth against Maryland ... also posted a 53.04 split to help the 400 free relay grab third against the Terrapins ... best performances of the season came at the Nike Cup, where she clocked 24.34 in the 50 free and 53.34 in the 100 free.
Prep: Four-year member of the all-state team ... three-time runner-up at the state championships ... four-time district champion ... established eight program records ... seven-time All-America honoree ... scholar athlete ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Patricia Anne Leeson on Mar. 13, 1992 in Bethlehem, Pa. ... daughter of Joseph and Loretta Leeson ... has two sisters, Maureen and Kathleen, and two brothers, Joseph and Robert ... father, Joseph, ran track for DeSales ... relatives who graduated from Duke include uncle, Robert McGonigle ('08).
Duke Career Bests: 50 Free: 24.34 (11/18/2010) 100 Free: 53.21 (2/18/2012) 200 Free: 1:55.71 (10/23/2010)