Kansas Jayhawks
Amelie Lessing - Women's Swimming - Kansas Jayhawks
Position Fly/IM/Free
Class Junior
Hometown Boulder, Colo.
High School Fairview HS

Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
5:12.30 500 Y Free 10/04/2019 Sunflower Showdown
2:01.77 200 Y Fly 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic
2:05.29 200 Y IM 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic
4:23.20 400 Y IM 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic

2020-21 (Sophomore)

  • Swam the 100-yard backstroke (1:10.09) at the Friday Night Lights’ meet (Dec. 4).

2019-20 (Freshman)

  • Claimed 12 top-five individual finishes
  • Took home six first-place finishes in the 200-yard butterfly
  • Placed ninth overall in the 200-yard butterfly at the Big 12 Championship (Feb. 26)
  • Finished with the second-fastest team time in the 200-yard butterfly (2:01.77)

High School

  • First place in the 200-yard butterfly (2:16.58) at the Speedo Champions Series
  • Second place in the 400-yard individual medley (4:57.64) at the Speedo Champions Series
  • Letter winner at Fairview High School
  • 2016 5A Girls’ State Champion
  • Holds the school record in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:05.15


  • Daughter of Simon and Lisa Lessing
  • Father was a professional triathlete and is now a triathlon coach
  • Mother swam in college and is now a swim coach
  • Has one younger sister Karla Lessing
Women's Swimming 🏊‍♀️ 22 Jayhawks Represented on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Kansas swimming & diving was represented by 22 individuals on the Academic All-Big 12 teams, the Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday, highlighted by a league-best six individuals with a 4.0 GPA.