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 Chloe Cheng, Hong Kong National record holder for 2022-2023. Cheng competed for Hong Kong at the World Championships in Budapest this past summer.
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.
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.
Olympian and defending NCAA champion Brooks Curry fired off a hand-timed and suited 41.6 100 freestyle at an LSU practice.
MacNeil earned two individual victories in her LSU debut, breaking the school record in both of them in the process.
LSU is building a well-rounded recruiting class between middle-distance specialist Simon Casey, breaststroker Max Eckerman, and sprinter Jere Hribar.
MacNeil has already started breaking LSU program records, taking down the 100 back and 100 free marks yesterday.
LSU opens the highly-anticipated season against the Vanderbilt Commodores and Tulane Green Wave inside the LSU Natatorium on Friday.
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.
The Tigers’ 2022-23 competition schedule includes four home meets, along with the Art Adamson Invitational at Texas A&M.
Coach Rick Bishop: “Our schedule will allow us to compete against the best of the country including Olympians and NCAA Champions.”
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.
Five-time World Junior Champion Jade Hannah joins Maggie MacNeil as the second Canadian swimmer to transfer to LSU this summer.
Olympic gold medalist Maggie MacNeil will reunite with former Michigan coach Rick Bishop for her fifth year of eligibility at LSU.