Leah Hatayama
    Leah Hatayama

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    High School:
    Sanger High School

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Freestyle

    Major:
    Undeclared

    02/26/2013

    Bulldogs Named To MW All-Conference Team

    Fresno State had two swimmers, two divers and one relay team named to the Mountain West Swimming and Diving All-Conference team.

    02/23/2013

    'Dogs Break Three More Records

    The swimming and diving team concluded the MW Championship meet by breaking three more school records.

    02/22/2013

    `Dogs Place Second In 200 Free Relay

    The Fresno State swimming and diving team had a second place, record breaking 200 free relay race on day three of the championships.

    02/21/2013

    Yoho Named Mountain West Champion

    Senior Dani Yoho won the 50 free and was named the Mountain West Champion.

    02/18/2013

    Bulldogs Sights Set On MW Championships

    The Fresno State swimming and diving team will compete at its first Mountain West Championship meet this week.

    Last Updated: May 24, 2013

    Fresno State: (2012-13) Was named Freshman of the Year, an award voted on by her teammates ... made immediate contributions to the team in her first season as a Bulldog ... was a member of two school record breaking relay teams ... the 200 freestyle relay team earned a second place finish at the MW Championship with a 1:31.60 ... the 400 freestyle relay team placed sixth at MW with a 3:23.13 ... recorded the third fastest 50 free time of the season with a 23.70 at the MW Championship ... recorded the fourth fastest 100 free time at the MW Championship with a 51.97 ... recorded the second fastest 100 fly time with a 58.74 at the MW Championship.

    Sanger HS: A dynamic swimmer at Sanger High School ... four year varsity letterwinner in swimming ... named Fresno Bee All-Star for swimming in 2011 and 2012 ... named Fresno Bee Freestyler of the year in 2010, '11 and '12 ... was the 2011 and 2012 County/Metro Athletic Conference (CMAC) Swimmer of the Year ... named First Team All-League in 2011 and 2012 ... named the Brenai-Brith, Monache MVP in 2011 ... set the CMAC 50 Freestyle record ... CMAC League champions in 2011 and 2012 ... was also named to the Fresno Bee All-Star team for water polo in 2011 and 2012 ... was the ASB treasurer and played an active part in her student government ... a member of CSF ... and ranked top 25 in academics at her school.

    Personal: Parents are Patti and Rodney Hatayama ... has an older brother Clint and her older sister Stephanie Hatayama swam for Fresno State from 2009-11 ... former Sanger HS teammate Haley Washburn will swim at Fresno State as well ... hobbies include camping, shopping and sleeping ... lists her favorite athlete as her sister, Stephanie, because she never stops to take a break or because it is too hard, it seems like she has no limit ... her biggest athletic thrill is looking up at the scoreboard and seeing her or her teammates finished first and when she gets a personal best time ... admires her coaches most because they always pushed her to her limit and made her who she is today ... chose to attend Fresno State because her sister had a great time, everyone seemed really nice and she had a good vibe when she went on her recruiting visit.

    Leah Hatayama
    Fresno State Career Bests

    50 Freestyle
    23.70 2-22-13 @MW Championship
    100 Freestyle
    51.97 2-21-13 @MW Championship
    200 Freestyle
    1:58.85 1-18-13 @ Beach Cup
    100 Butterfly
    58.74 2-22-13 @MW Championship
    400 Medley Relay
    3:50.07 2-21-13 @MW Championship
    200 Freestyle Relay (School Record Holder)
    1.31.60 2-22-13 @MW Championship
    400 Freestyle Relay (School Record Holder)
    3:23.13 2-23-13 @MW Championship

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