LSU Gold
Position
Individual Medley/Freestyle
Height
5'5
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Hong Kong
High School
Marymount Secondary School
Experience
1L

Cheng’s Top Times
100-Free: 50.46 2023 Art Adamson Invitational
200-Free: 1:50.34 2023 Art Adamson Invitational
500-Free: 5:03.26 Tulane and Vanderbilt
200-IM: 1:59.09 2023 Art Adamson Invitational
400-IM: 4:17.54 2022 Art Adamson Invitational
200-Breast: 2:22.59 Alabama
1000-Free: 10:13.40 22-23 FSU
1650-Free: 16:46.71 2023 SEC Championships

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2023-24)
Opened her second season at LSU with a fourth-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle (1:55.89) and seventh in the 100-yard freestyle (53.69)… In the home opener vs. Arkansas, claimed two third-place finishes in the 1000-free and 200-IM with respective times of 10:29.65 and 2:06.63; also placed fifth in the 200-breast (2:24.51)… In a tri-team meet with FSU & Alabama, claimed ninth in the 1000-free (10:24.63), eighth in the 200-breast (2:24.17), and sixth in the 200-IM (2:06.50)… In the Tiger’s midseason meet at the Art Adamson Invitational, placed fifth in the 200-IM (1:59.09 – B cut), 11th in the 400-IM (4:18.48), 15th in the 100-free (50.46), and 8th in the 200-free (1:50.34); also contributed to the winning 400-free relay (3:15.66 – B cut)

FRESHMAN SEASON (2022-23)
Member of the school record relay in the 800-free (7:02.12)… In the opening meet against Tulane and Vanderbilt, placed second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.93…also took second in the 500-yard freestyle with a readout of 5:03.26… In a dual meet against South Carolina, finished sixth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.94…claimed fourth place in the 200-yard IM with a readout of 2:05.77… For a tri-meet with Denver and Air Force, took third place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.77…finished sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:24.59…claimed silver in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:07.62. Against Auburn, placed eighth in the 200-yard freestyle with a readout of 1:52.99… In a dual meet with Alabama, swam the second leg on the third-place finishing 200-yard medley relay that finished in 1:43.19…took fifth place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.56…finished sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke with a readout of 2:22.59…claimed fourth place in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:04.16… At the Art Adamson Invitational, placed 17th in the 200-IM (1:59.87), 13th in the 400-IM (4:17.54), 26th in the 200-free (1:50.63), and 34th in the 200-breast (2:22.71)… Against FSU, took second in the 200-IM (2:04.74), fourth in the 1000-free (10:13.40) and fifth in the 200-breast (2:23.87)… In the regular-season finale vs. Texas A&M, claimed fifth in the 200-IM with a time of 2:04.82 and sixth in the 1000-free with a time of 10:17.88… At the 2023 SEC Championships, was a part of the school record 800-free relay time (7:02.12) that placed fourth; also claimed 31st in the 400-IM (4:17.65), 32nd in the 1650-free (16:46.71) and 33rd in the 200-IM (2:00.68)

HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Marymount Secondary HS located in Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong… During her preparatory years, she was an interschool champion and record holder… Named the Sportsperson of the Year

PERSONAL
Born on Oct. 26, 2004 in her hometown of Hong Kong… Parents names are Kong Yee Cheng and On Ki Mak; has one sibling – Denise… She chose LSU because “It offered the best opportunity to balance my studies and athletic discipline at the same time.”

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