Fourth last season, the Louisville Cardinals kick off the 2023-24 campaign as SwimSwam’s #3 ranked team in the NCAA.
Milutinovich is LSU’s fastest returning 50 and 100 freestyler, and has times on the brink of NCAA qualification individually.
LSU freshman Jere Hribar, a 6-foot-8 Croatian, clocked an impressive sub-20 50 free in September, only a couple tenths outside of SEC scoring range.
LSU sophomore Peyton Curry earned NCAA All-America honors this season by swimming the third leg of the Tigers’ 5th-place 200 free relay.
Virginia has the two fastest swimmers of all-time in the 50 free, putting them leaps and bounds ahead of the field in the 200 free relay.
Maggie MacNeil blazed the fastest 100 free split ever (45.26) to help LSU edge Florida by just .26 seconds in a thrilling women’s 400 free relay showdown.
Josephine Fuller is the top seed heading into tonight’s A final of the women’s 200 IM. Follow along with the whole SEC night 2 finals live recap here.
For the second time in history and the first time since 1986, the LSU women topped the podium in a relay at SEC Championships.
The addition of all-World swimmer Maggie MacNeil has made a difference for the Tigers, but that’s not the whole story: on Wednesday, they added a relay qualification without their 5th year star.
Maggie MacNeil helped LSU’s 400 free relay team clock a 3:13.93, breaking the school record of 3:15.56 that had stood since 2009.
Florida State won the men’s meet in a 180-120 decision while LSU won the women’s meet 180.5-119.5.
The LSU women will take relays back to the NCAA Championships this season for the first time since 2016 after hitting an “A” cut in the 200 free relay on Wednesday.
In one of the more unexpected swims of the meet, Alabama distance star Kensey McMahon won the women’s 200 fly decisively, speeding to a 1:56.97.
LSU adds Chloe Cheng, Hong Kong National record holder for 2022-2023. Cheng competed for Hong Kong at the World Championships in Budapest this past summer.
MacNeil has already started breaking LSU program records, taking down the 100 back and 100 free marks yesterday.