Cassie Kalisz Season 2019-20
Kalisz’s Top Times
100 Free – 52.07 2018 SEC Championships
500 Free – 5:10.08 Incarnate Word/Delta State
50 Back – 25.26 Missouri
100 Back – 52.89 SMU Invitational
200 Back – 1:54.76 SMU Invitational
50 Fly – 25.55 2019 SEC Championships
100 Fly – 54.71 SMU Invitational
200 IM – 2:04.24 Art Adamson Invitational
SENIOR SEASON (2020-21)
Against Alabama to start the season, finished in second place in the 100-Yard Backstroke with a time of 56.27 and eighth in the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 2:05.58… At the Art Adamson Invitational, finished in ninth place in the 100-Yard Backstroke with a time of 54.98, and 12th place in the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 2:02.49… Against Florida State University she finished sixth in the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 2:03.47 and seventh in the 100-Yard Backstroke in a time of 57.41… Against Texas A&M she finished eighth in the 100-Yard Backstroke with a time of 58.61… At the 2021 SEC Championships, finished in 32nd place in the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:58.60 and 40th place in the 100-Yard Backstroke with a time of 55.32.
JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20)
Brought home two victories to start the season off against Tulane – won the 100-Yard Backstroke with a time of 55.23 and the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:58.92… Swept the backstroke events at the TYR Classic by swimming a 54.55 in the 100-Yard and a 1:58.53 in the 200-Yard… Against Auburn, had two second place finishes with a 55.13 in the 100-Yard and a 1:58.48 in the 200-Yard Back… Got back to her winning ways against SMU by once again sweeping the backstroke events – touched the wall in 54.48 in the 100-Yard and in 1:56.69 in the 200-Yard… Took the top spot in both the 100 and 200-Yard Back at the SMU Invitational by swimming a 52.98 in the 100-Yard and setting a new school record in the 200-Yard with a time of 1:54.76… Won the 100-Yard Back against Missouri with a time of 1:55.43 and finished in second place in the 200-Yard Back with a time of 54.49…In a dual meet against Texas A&M she finished sixth in the 50-Yard Free with a time of 24:03….In a Tri meet against Houston and Rice she touched the wall first in the 100-Yard Back with a tie of 54.96 and first in the 200-Yard Back with a 1:58.90… At the 2020 SEC Championships, finsihed in 24th place in the 200-Yard Back with a time of 1:59.22, 29th in the 100-Yard Back with a time of 54.10, and 41st in the 100-Yard Fly with a time of 54.98.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018-19)
Started the season off with a win in the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:59.98 against UCONN and Navy … Claimed the silver against Florida in the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 2:00.79 … Finished second in the 200-Yard Backstroke against Kentucky with a time of 2:00.80 … Won the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:59.20 against Tulane and Loyola … Finished in fourth place at the Art Adamson Invitational with a time of 1:56.15 in the 200-Yard Backstroke … Touched the wall in 1:59.34 for a second place finish in the 200-Yard Backstroke against Texas A&M … Second place finish in the 200-Yard Backstroke against Houston and Rice with a time of 1:58.45.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
Started her collegiate career with a victory in the 200-yard backstroke against Loyola and Tulane … Touched the wall eighth overall in both the 200-yard butterfly and 200 back … Set a personal-best in the 200-yard butterfly … Took fourth in the 400 individual medley at SMU with a personal-best time … Set another new personal-best in the 100 back at the Art Adamson Invitational, finishing 14th overall … Reached the ‘B’ Final of the 200 back, placing 14th overall … Claimed fourth overall in the 200 back at Georgia … Won silver in the 200 back in the last home meet of the season at Texas A&M … Victorious in the 200 back in a quad meet with Houston, Rice, and Tulane … Capped off the season by reaching the B final and claiming 15th overall at the SEC Championships, setting a new personal-best and climbing to third on the LSU all-time list in the process … Named to First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO LSU
Ranked sixth in the state of Maryland by collegeswimming.com … Qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 200 back, where she swam a 2:18.85 (LCM) … Swims for North Baltimore Aquatic Club … A three-time finalist at the Maryland Senior Championships … Took second in the 200 back, third in the 100 back, and fourth in the 400 IM … Coached by Tom Himes.
Born on July 26, 1999 … Parents are Michael and Kathy Kalisz … Has three siblings – Chase, Connor, Courtney … Majoring in Marketing.