LSU Gold

Keagan Finley Season 2019-20

Distance Freestyle
Ormond Beach, Fla.
Previous School
Florida St.
High School
New Smyrna Beach HS

Finley’s Top Times
50 Free – 23.26 Loyola/SMU
100 Free – 46.64 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 Free – 1:37.26 2019 SEC Championships
500 Free – 4:25.33 2020 SEC Championships
1000 Free – 9:16.10 2019 SEC Championship
1650 Free – 15:35.94 Georgia Tech Invitational

Started his senior campaign off with a sixth place finish in the 500-Yard Freestyle at the TYR Fall Classic with a time of 4:39.70… Came in third place in the 500-Yard Free and fourth place in the 1000-Yard Free against Auburn with times of 4:39.98 and 9:37.00… Notched two second place finishes against SMU with times of 4:37.47 and 9:33.38 in the 500-Yard Free and 1000-Yard Free… Finished in 11th, 13th, and 16th place at the SMU Invitational in the 1650, 200, and 500-Yard Free with times of 16:08.38, 1:39.79, and 4:36.70… Earned the silver against Missouri in the 500-Yard with a time of 4:29.45 and came in seventh place in the 200-Yard Free with a time of 1:40.53… Touched the wall in 9:35.94 in the 1000-Yard Free against Delta State to finish in second place… Came second in the 1000-Yard Free against Florida State with a time of 9:27.31 and third in the 500-Yard Free with a 4:34.19…In a dual meet against Texas A&M he finished second in the 1000-Yard Free with a time of 9:29.77 and second again in the 500-Yard Free with a 4:35.11… At the 2020 SEC Championships, finished in 29th place in th 1650 Free with a time of 15:43.39, 34th place in the 500 Free with a time of 4:25.33, and 44th place in the 200 Free with a time of 1:38.13… Closed out his LSU career with the fifth fastest time in the 1000 Free and eighth fastest time in the 500 Free.

Touched the wall in 4:45.91 in the 500-Yard Freestyle against Florida to finish in sixth place … Against Kentucky, finished in fifth place in the 500-Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:42.36 and sixth place in the 1000-Yard Freestyle with a time of 9:50.28 … In the Art Adamson Invitational, swam a 4:30.62 in the 500-Yard Freestyle to finish in 11th place … Finished fifth in the 1650-Yard Freestyle with a time of 15:53.52 … At the 2019 SEC Championships, finished in 33rd place in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:37.26.

Prior to LSU
Team captain for New Smyrna Beach HS … District champion all four years of high school … Led team to 2016 District Championship … Finished in the top 10 at the 2015 FHSAA state meet in the 200 and 500 free events … Also swam for Daytona Beach Speed … Earned three top-10 finishes in the 2016 Florida Senior Championships … Placed third in the 500 free, fifth in the 200 free, and ninth in the 400 IM … Swam for Kentucky and Florida State before transferring to LSU … Set personal-best times in the 500 free and mile free while at Florida State … His brother, Kayne, served as manager in 2017 before passing away due to brain cancer … Started “Cannonballs for Kayne to increase cancer awareness.

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