Rick Bishop

Five Storylines To Watch At the Second FINA World Cup Stop in Toronto

Katie Ledecky will swim her first SCM race since 2019 at the second World Cup stop, one of the biggest storylines ahead of a busy weekend in Toronto.


LSU Adds Hong Kong National Record Holder Chloe Cheng

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.

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Jovan Lekic, Briefly a European Junior Champion, Commits to LSU

Bosnia and Herzegovina swimmer Jovan Lekic has announced his verbal commitment to join coach Rick Bishop’s up-and-coming crew at LSU next fall.


WATCH: Maggie MacNeil Becomes First Woman to Break :51 in 100 FL Unsuited–50.84

Maggie MacNeil threw down 50.84 in the 100 fly, breaking LSU’s school record and becoming the first woman in NCAA history to crack 51 seconds unsuited.


WATCH: Brooks Curry Rips Suited 41.6 (ish) 100 Free at LSU Practice

Olympian and defending NCAA champion Brooks Curry fired off a hand-timed and suited 41.6 100 freestyle at an LSU practice.


Maggie MacNeil Named SEC Female Swimmer of the Week

MacNeil earned two individual victories in her LSU debut, breaking the school record in both of them in the process.

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Casey, Eckerman, Hribar Taking Their Talents to LSU Next Fall

LSU is building a well-rounded recruiting class between middle-distance specialist Simon Casey, breaststroker Max Eckerman, and sprinter Jere Hribar.


Maggie MacNeil Takes Down Two LSU Records in Dual Meet Debut – 51.10 BK, 47.43 FR

MacNeil has already started breaking LSU program records, taking down the 100 back and 100 free marks yesterday.


LSU Women’s Swimming Opens 2022-23 Season Friday

LSU opens the highly-anticipated season against the Vanderbilt Commodores and Tulane Green Wave inside the LSU Natatorium on Friday.

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In Her LSU Debut, Maggie MacNeil Throws Down 22.29 50 Fly Relay Split

In her first-ever meet as an LSU tiger, MacNeil split 22.29 in the 50 fly, which ties for the eighth-fastest split of all time in the event.


LSU Announces 2022-23 Swimming & Diving Schedule

The Tigers’ 2022-23 competition schedule includes four home meets, along with the Art Adamson Invitational at Texas A&M.

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LSU Announces 2022-23 Swimming and Diving Schedule

Coach Rick Bishop: “Our schedule will allow us to compete against the best of the country including Olympians and NCAA Champions.”


Sources: Leah Stancil Leaving Tulane to Become Assistant Coach at LSU

Two-time Olympian Leah Stancil has resigned as head coach at Tulane to take an assistant job an hour up the road at LSU, sources tell SwimSwam. 


World Junior Champion Jade Hannah Announces Transfer To LSU

Five-time World Junior Champion Jade Hannah joins Maggie MacNeil as the second Canadian swimmer to transfer to LSU this summer.


Olympic Champ Maggie MacNeil Reuniting with Rick Bishop for 5th Year at LSU

Olympic gold medalist Maggie MacNeil will reunite with former Michigan coach Rick Bishop for her fifth year of eligibility at LSU.