Position
Individual Medley/Freestyle/Breaststroke
Height
5'8
Class
Junior
Hometown
San Antonio, Texas
High School
Louis D. Brandeis HS
Previous School
UTSA
Experience
2L

Clifton’s Top Times
100 Free – 52.10 2019 SMU Invitational
100 Breast – 1:03.22 2021 SEC Championships
200 Breast – 2:18.70 Auburn Invitational
200 IM – 2:00.77 Auburn Invitational

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020-21)
At the Auburn Invitational, won the 200-Yard IM with a time of 2:00.77, finished second in the 200-Yard Breast with a time of 2:18.70, and fourth in the 100-Yard Breast with a time of 1:03.42… In a duel meet against Tulane she finished fourth overall in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:20.89 and fifth overall in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:35.35… Against Florida State she touched the wall fourth in the 200-Yard IM in a 2:05.21 and sixth in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:05.62… Against Texas A&M she finished fourth in the 200-Yard IM with a time of 2:06.79 and touched eighth in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:05.49… At the 2021 SEC Championships, finished in 39th place in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:03.22, 42nd in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:18.99, and 49th in the 200-Yard IM with a time of 2:02.45.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019-20)
Swam the seventh best time in the 100-Yard Breaststroke and the eighth best time in the 200-Yard IM against Tulane with times of 1:08.55 and 2:10.36… Notched two 10th place finishes at the SMU Invitational with a 1:04.95 in the 100-Yard Breast and a 2:02.82 in the 200-Yard IM… Finished in sixth place in the 100-Yard Breast against Missouri with a time of 1:03.57… In a dual meet against Delta State she finished fifth in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 24.90 and second in the 200-Yard Breast with a 2:22.43…Came fifth in the 200-Yard IM against Florida State with a time of 2:07.05, seventh in the 200-Yard Breast with a 2:21.47 and eighth in the 100-Yard Breast with a 1:04.79… In a dual meet against Texas A&M she touched the wall fifth in the 100-Yard Breast with a time of 1:05.99…In a Tri meet against Houston and Rice she touched the wall third in the 200-Yard IM with a time of 2:05.09 and sixth in the 100-Yard Breast with a 1:05.17…

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered two years at Louis D. Brandeis High School for coach Megan Perez … Transferred from UT San Antonio … In high school, part of the 2017 and 2018 District Championship Teams … Individual honors include being a 2017 and 2018 District Champion, 2017 Regional Champ, 2018 All-State Team Member, 2018 Brandeis MVP, 2018 District MVP.

PERSONAL
Full name is Madison Lee Clifton … Born on August 1, 1999 … Parents are Bryan Clifton, Shannon Clifton, and Marra Francis … Has one brother, Cannon, and four sisters, Sydney, Avery, Britton, and Emerson … A/B Honor Roll Member … National Honors Society Member … National Spanish Honor Society … Mu Alpha Theta Member … Chose LSU because: “The academic opportunities at LSU automatically caught my attention, but it wasn’t until I visited the school and swim team that I knew LSU was where I wanted to be. I have never felt like a team was an actual family until I met this team. I knew instantly I wanted to be a part of it.”

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