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Leah Bird
Leah Bird

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newcastle, Australia

High School:
Whitebridge

Height:
5-6

Position:
Butterfly

Experience:
SQ



09/12/2014

Alabama Opens 2014-15 Collegiate Swimming and Diving Season with Decisive Wins over Delta State

Alabama's men beat Delta State 199-98 while the Crimson Tide women beat DSU 216-79

07/11/2014

86 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn a Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors

02/17/2014

Swimming and Diving Set for SEC Championships

The Crimson Tide and the rest of the conference will begin competition in the 2014 Southeastern Conference Championships on Tuesday with diving and a pair of relays

01/31/2014

Swimming and Diving Closes Out Regular Season at Georgia Saturday

Alabama's men are coming off back-to-back wins over Kentucky and Emory, while the Tide women have tallied wins against Kentucky, Arkansas and Emory since the start of the New Year

01/25/2014

Swimming and Diving Sweeps Emory on Senior Day

The Crimson Tide men winning 15 of 16 events while the UA women won 13 of 16 events on the day

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Tim Raven and Shane Arnold at Hunter Swim Club ... won gold at the 2010 Australian Age Nationals in 200m butterfly and bronze in the 100m butterfly ... semi-finalist in the 100m butterfly and placed fifth in the 200m butterfly at the 2011 Australian Open ... took home silver medals in the 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, and 4x200m freestyle relay at the 2011 Australian Age Group Nationals ... member of the 2011 NSW US Touring Team ... raced in the semi-finals of the 100m butterfly and placed eighth in the 200m butterfly finals at the 2012 Australian Olympic Trials ... won bronze at the 2012 Australian Age Group Nationals in the 200m butterfly ... placed seventh in the finals of the 200m butterfly at the 2013 Australian Open ... NSW champion in the 4x50m freestyle relay in 2006, 2007, and 2008 ... NSW champion in the 2010 100m fly, 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke ... set record in the 2011 100m butterfly, becoming an NSW champion.

Personal Information:
Full name: Leah Catherine Bird ... daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Bird ... sisters, Nicola and Jacqueline ... general studies major ... born October 26, 1993.

Top Times:
100 butterfly LCM 1.00.87
200 butterfly LCM 2.12.76