Kayleigh Svensson
Kayleigh Svensson
Year: 2020
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Palo Alto
Position: Free/Back
Major: Undecided

Link to CollegeSwimming.com Career Statistics

Before Wellesley: Attended Palo Alto High School (Paly)... graduated in 2016... captain of the Paly swim team during her junior and senior seasons... helped guide her team in the CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships of 2015 and 2016... set the record in this state meet in 2015 for her swim in the 200-yard freestyle relay... competed in the Junior National and National Championships of Sweden for Stockholmpolisens IF in 2016.

Personal: Proud daughter of triathletes Sharon and Tony Svensson... her mother has finished over 20 marathons, with sub-2:50 marathons to her credit and is a two-time age group winner, and a five-time finisher of the Ironman World Championship in Kona-Hawaii... her father has completed six consecutive Ironman races in Kona from 1983 to 1988 and as a member of the Sweden's National Triathlon Team, finished sixth in the 1986 Ironman Team World Championship in Kona... born in Palo Alto, California... dual citizen of Sweden... would like you to know that sloths (her favorite animal) are three times faster in water than on land, and can hold their breath for up to 40 minutes.