Kevin Leithold
Kevin Leithold

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Sandersdorf, Germany

High School:
Sportgymnasium Halle

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly


04/25/2014

South Carolina Boasts 70 Student-Athletes on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks rank second behind only Georgia

03/26/2014

Gamecocks Ready For NCAA Championships

Meet to be held in Austin, Texas Thursday-Saturday.

02/22/2014

Gamecocks Break A Trio Of School Records On Final Night At SEC Championships

Mitchell, Vance re-break records for second time in less than 12 hours; men's 400 free relay takes down five-year old record.

02/21/2014

Gamecocks Win Two Finals On Night Four At SEC Championships

Flach, Warner capture C-Final victories; men's 400 medley relay breaks school record.

02/19/2014

El Kamash Leads Gamecocks On Day Two At SEC Championships

Sophomore finishes fifth in the men's 500 freestyle.

08/13/2014

South Carolina vs. Duke (1/11/14)

South Carolina vs. Duke (1/11/14)

  • 2014 All-American (800 freestyle relay)

2013-14 - Gamecocks' most versatile swimmer, posting four times that rank in the Top 10 in program history ... Earned All-America honors in the 800 freestyle relay as the team finished 12th (6:21.98) at the NCAA Championships ... Broke the school record in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 53.57 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Recorded the second-fastest time in program history in the 100 freestyle at the same meet, clocking in at 43.56 ... Scored points for Carolina at the SEC Championships in the 100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke and the 200 IM ... With his highest finish at the conference championships, took 13th in the 100 breaststroke (54.06) ... Placed 19th in the 200 IM (1:46.91) and 20th in the 100 freestyle ... Swam on all three of the Gamecocks' school record breaking relays teams at the SEC Championships (200 medley, 400 medley, 400 freestyle, 800 freestyle) ... Won 11 individual races during the season with six coming in the 100 freestyle ... Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2012-13 - Redshirted.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduate from Sportgymnasium Halle...Swam for the SV Halle club team under head coach Frank Embacher...Won a bronze medal in the Youth Olympic Games and the Junior European Championships.

PERSONAL - Born March 5, 1992...Parents are Jens-Uwe Ewald and Katrin Ewald...Has two sisters, Franzisca and Felicitas...Majoring in international business.

Leithold's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 freestyle 21.16 10/26/13 ECU Greenville, N.C.
100 freestyle 43.56 11/23/13 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
200 freestyle 1:36.88# 11/22/13 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
100 breaststroke 53.57! 11/22/13 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
100 butterfly 47.73 11/22/13 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
200 IM 1:46.75 2/18/14 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
# = Leadoff Split ! = School Record