Leslie (Place) Armstrong

Fort Wayne Snider High School, 1991 – 95


Leslie Place was a swimming standout for Fort Wayne Snider High School in the early 1990’s. She was a six-time state champion, winning the 200-yard individual medley state titles for three straight years: 1992-93, 1993-94, and 1994-95, and the 100-yard butterfly three times in 1991-92, 1992-93, and 1994-95.  She set a state meet record in the 100-yard butterfly as a sophomore with a time of 55.75.  Leslie went on to swim at the University of Georgia, where she was a member of the 1999 NCAA Championship team and earned All-American status. She currently lives in New Haven, Indiana with her husband Joe, and works as a medical malpractice insurance underwriter.r.