David Lessard
David Lessard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clinton Twp., Mich.

High School:
Birmingham Brother Rice

Event:
Mid Distance

Birthdate:
06/02/1985


Junior: Member of the 400-free relay team that finished third against Notre Dame (3:04.5) ... Took third place in the 100 free (47.86) against Michigan ... Finished second (22.05) in the 50 free against Ball State ... Won the 50 free (21.79) against St. Bonaventure.

Sophomore: Swam a season best in the 50 free (21.35), 100 free (46.56) and 200 free (1:46.26) at the Big Ten Championships ... Earned a season-high fourth place in the 200 free against Oakland (1:46.07).

Freshman: Set a career-best times in the 50 free (21.17) and 100 free (46.32) at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed third in the 200 free at Eastern Michigan (1:44.99) ... Finished 16th in the 50 free (21.56) at the Indiana Invitational.

Prep: Nine-time All-American, 11-time all-state, six-time all-county ... Won state championship as a senior in both 200 free and as a member of the 200 free relay ... Earned Varsity Award and MVP honors in his senior year ... Received Most Improved Award in junior year ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Member of the Macomb/Marlins National team ... Zone and state champion with Macomb/Marlins.

Personal: Born June 28, 1985 ... Son of Arthur and Linda Lessard ... Both parents are MSU alumni ... Father participated in track ... Brother Jonathan also swims at MSU ... An education major.