Saint John, Ind. / Lake Central HS
UD All-Time Top-10 Lists: 800-freestyle relay (7th, 7:43.54). 2009-10 Season: Was the third leg of the 800 freestyle relay team that took first at Loyola in 7:43.54 • finished second at Drexel in the 500 freestyle in 5:12.04 • came in third at Widener in the 50 freestyle in a season best time of 25.02 • finished with the team's fifth best time in the 200 freestyle at UMBC finishing fifth in 1:55.21 • had the team's sixth best time of the year in the 100 freestyle at Loyola, coming in ninth at 54:17.
High School: Earned four letters in swimming at Lake Central High School • two-time team captain • named the squad’s Most Promising Frosh in 2006 and the Most Valuable Player during her final three seasons • Co-MVP of the Duneland Conference in 2009 • Academic All-American selection.
Personal: Lesley Kathleen Payonk • daughter of James and Gayle Payonk • has a younger sister, Ellie • member of the National Honor Society • enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee • majoring in chemical engineering at Delaware • hopes to work with alternative fuel resources after graduation.Back To Women's Swimming Home Women's Swimming Story Archive