Swimming & Diving
Lucas Gerotto - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Previous School Clemson University

Program Records

100-backstroke – 47.19 (2013)
200 IM – 1:47.20 (2013)

2012-13: Butterfly and backstroke specialist that enjoyed his best collegiate season with nine individual victories… Broke two UK program men’s records sitting atop the leader board in the 100-backstroke and 200 IM… Had a perfect 6-0 record in the regular season in the men’s 100-butterfly… Came up just shy of his second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships when he earned personal records and school records with a 47.19 in the 100-backstroke and 1:47.20 in the 200 IM at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet… Finished in 13th place at the 2013 SEC Championships in the 100-butterfly… Earned first win of the season in the 100-butterfly against Indiana and Tennessee… Continued 100-butterfly win streak at Missouri, against Auburn, at Tennessee Invite, at LSU, and against Louisville… Won multiple races at LSU with wins in 100-butterfly and 100-backstroke and did the same versus Louisville… Took the 100-backstroke event at Cincinnati.

2011-12: In his first season with the Wildcats after transferring from Clemson to join sister Julia, Gerotto had a huge sophomore season with several victories and a top-three finish at the SEC Championships … Had top times in the 100-butterfly, 200-butterfly, and 200-IM … Earned a second place finish in the 100-butterfly against Vanderbilt and Western Kentucky … Continued his strong run in the 100-butterfly with another second place finish in the 100-butterfly … Earned his first win of the season against Indiana State River College in the 100 LC meter-butterfly while also winning the 50 LC meter-butterfly … Claimed second place at Alabama in the 100-butterfly … Defeated the field at Emory in the 200-freestyle … Picked up another victory at Cincinnati in the 200-individual medley … Took home first place in the 100-butterfly at Louisville … After a successful regular season in the 100-buttefly, finished strong in the SEC Championships finishing third in the event and finished first on UK with a 200-IM time of 1:47.91 in SECs… Finished ninth in the 200-butterfly and 13th in the 200-IM in the SEC Championships.

2010-11: Helped lead Clemson to a banner season and to a No. 25 ranking his freshman year. Transferred to Kentucky after Clemson swimming program was ended.

Pre College: Specialty eventswere 200 butterfly, 200 IM, and 400 IM while swimming for his club in Brazil.

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