LSU Gold
Position
Breaststroke/Individual Medley
Height
6'1
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Cypress, Texas
High School
Bridgeland HS
Experience
HS

Thome’s Top Times
100-Breast: 57.14 FSU and Alabama
200-Breast: 2:07.78 FSU and Alabama
200-IM: 1:53.22 FSU and Alabama

FRESHMAN SEASON (2023-24)
Opened up his first season at LSU by placing sixth in the 100-breast with a time of 58.18, sixth in the 200-breast with a time of 2:08.48, and third in the 200-IM with a time of 1:53.84… In a tri-team meet with FSU and Alabama, placed eighth in the 100-breast with a time of 57.14, eighth in the 200-breast with a time of 2:07.78; also placed seventh in the 200-IM with a time of 1:53.22

HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Bridgeland HS in Cypress, Texas… At the Texas 6A State Championship, he placed fourth in the 400-yard IM and fifth in the 100-yard freestyle… Holds seven school records at Bridgeland HS… He was named a Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (TISCA) All-American and qualified for the Summer Junior National Championship

PERSONAL
Full name is Levi James Thome and was born on April 3, 2005, in Houston… Planned major heading into his first year at LSU is Coastal Environmental Science… Has one sister named Allie, and his parent’s names are Rodney and Tanya… An interesting fact: “I have 5 dogs”… His sister Allie currently swims for the University of Arkansas… He chose LSU because: “I loved the team’s chemistry on my visit. The team seemed very close and everyone was really nice. The campus was beautiful and the school spirit was like no other school.”

 

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