LSU Gold
Position
Sprint Freestyle
Height
5'7
Class
Junior
Hometown
Las Vegas, Nev.
High School
Palo Verde HS

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Excelled in the classroom and graduated a year early from college …. Named to the SEC Academic Honor … Competed in every dual meet … Finished 12th in the 100 free (54.29) and 13th in the 50 free (24.87) in her final meet against Houston, Rice and Tulane … Took seventh in the 50 free (25.29) in a dual win over Kentucky … Took seventh in a dual win over Vanderbilt … Earner her second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)
Improved during her second year at LSU … Competed in every dual meet and the Tennessee Invitational … Raced to 10th in the 50 free (24.80) and 13th in the 100 free (53.85) in a victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Eighth in the 100 free (55.44) in a victory over Alabama … Grabbed fifth in the 50 free with a season best mark of 24.49 in a victory over Tulane … Earned her first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
Added quality depth to the sprint freestyle and butterfly corps … Competed in every dual meet, Cougar Classic Invitational and SEC Championships … Took fourth in the 50 free in a win over Incarnate Word … Swam to fifth in the 50 free in a road victory over Tulane … Recorded a season-best, lead-off split of 24.43 in the 50 free to help her 200 free relay squad earn second in a quadruple meet against Houston, Rice and Tulane … Also posted a season best of 53.21 in the 100 free at that meet.

PRIOR TO LSU
A five-time individual Nevada state champion and a member of the 2009 state championship team and four regional champion squads … Also a Scholastic All-American, school Salutatorian and AP Scholar with distinction … Boasts a lifetime best of 23.65 in the 50 freestyle … Coached by Mike Polk.

PERSONAL
Full name is Mikayda Ann Mills … Born April 17, 1992, in San Diego, Calif. … Parents are Mark and Kelly Mills … Plans to major in political science or economics.

MIKAYDA’S TOP TIMES
50 freestyle , 24.43, 2011 vs. Houston, Rice & Tulane
100 freestyle, 53.21, 2011 vs. Houston, Rice & Tulane

MIKAYDA’S TOP 2012-13 TIMES
50 freestyle , 24.87, 2013 vs. Houston, Rice & Tulane
100 freestyle, 54.29, 2013 vs. Houston, Rice & Tulane

 

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