Swimming & Diving

LeahLuckett

  • position Backstroke/Freestyle/IM
  • class Junior
  • Hometown South Lebanon, Ohio
  • Major Psychology
  • High school Kings High School

Top Times (SCY):
100 Backstroke: 55.11 (Kentucky vs. Louisville, 1/23/21)
200 Backstroke: 1:56.93 (UT Last Chance Meet, 2/26/21)
200 Freestyle: 1:49.97 (UT Last Chance Meet, 2/26/21)
500 Freestyle: 5:01.85 (Kentucky vs. Louisville, 1/23/21)
200 IM: 2:01.64 (Ohio State Winter Invite, 2/11/22)

Top Times (LCM):
100 Backstroke: 1:04.49 (Mizuno Atlanta Classic, 5/15/21)
200 Backstroke: 2:18.59 (Greensboro Speedo Sectionals, 7/18/21)
200 Freestyle: 2:05.68 (Mizuno Atlanta Classic, 5/14/21)

400 Freestyle: 4:29.53 (Greensboro Speedo Sectionals, 7/17/21)

Career Notes:

  • 2021 CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2022 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2021 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2021-22 (Sophomore): Won the 200 IM (2:01.75) at the Ohio State Winter Invite, also taking second in both the 100 back (54.77) and 200 back (1:58.03) … Finaled in two events at the midseason Ohio State Invitational … Saw action in six dual meets … Placed second in the 200 back (2:02.91) and fourth in the 200 free (1:54.10) versus Ohio … Was the runner-up in the 200 back (2:01.29) against Cincinnati … Had a pair of top-8 finishes in a tri-meet with Auburn and NC State … Won the Bob Bradley Scholarship Award at the program’s annual award banquet.

2020-21 (Freshman): Won the 200 back at the Tennessee Last Chance Meet in 1:56.93 while also taking fourth in the 200 free (1:49.97) … Finished ninth in the 200 back (1:58.53), 12th in the 100 back (56.23), and 15th in the 200 IM (2:05.70) at the Missouri Invitational … Competed in five dual meets for the Wildcats … Named to the SEC First-Year Honor Roll … Named a CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention.

Prior to UK: Six-time Ohio state finalist and six-time Ohio District Championship finalist … Also competed for Countryside YMCA where she was a Junior National qualifier … Finaled in the 200 back at the 2019 YMCA National Championships.

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