2016 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American – 100 Fly
2016 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American – 100 Back
100 Butterfly School Record Holder
100 Backstroke School Record Holder
200-Medley Relay Record Holder
400-Medley Relay Record Holder
2015 NCAA Relay Participant
JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Earned NCAA Honorable Mention All-America honors in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke … Rysemus became the sixth All-American in the 100 fly and third in the in the 100 back … He was the 10th swimmer in school history to earn All-America honors in two different individual events at the same NCAA event … Lowered the school in the 100 back that was originally set in 1988 and tied in 2013 … He became the first swimmer in school history to go sub-46 in both the 100 back and 100 fly … At SEC Championships, Rysemus earned the silver medal in the 100 fly and also finished fourth in the 100 back … Swam the opening leg of the 200-medley relay team that set the school record at SEC’s with a time of 1:25.92 … Took first in the 100 fly and finished second in the 100 back against Texas A&M … Earned wins in both the 100 back and 100 fly against Missouri … Touched the wall first in the 100 back and second in the 100 fly against Virginia Tech and Kentucky … Won both the 100 back and 100 fly at the Art Adamson Invitational hosted by Texas A&M … Named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team … SEC Academic Honor Roll Member … At the annual team banquet, earned the stripes award, earned the hammer award and named the men’s team MVP as well as the most improved … Earned his third varsity letter.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Made it to NCAA Championships as a relay participant ... Set the second-fastest 100 back time in school history (46.48) in the opening leg of the 400-medley relay at SEC Championships ... That relay team also set the school record at the conference championships ... Finished fourth in the 100 back ‘B’ final at SEC’s ... Also touched the wall fourth in the ‘C’ final of the 100 fly ... Set the ninth-fastest 200 IM time in school history during prelims of the event at SEC’s ... Finished second in the consolation final of the 200 IM at the Texas A&M Invite ... Touched the wall fourth in the championship final of the 100 fly and 100 back at midseason ... Finished third in the 100 back against Florida ... Touched the wall fourth in the 100 fly and 100 back against SMU ... Posted a second place finish in the 100 back against Tennessee ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor ... Earned his second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Newcomer that owns three times on LSU’s Top 10 list ... Finished 14th overall in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships ... Set the fourth-fastest 100 back (47.38), fourth-fastest 100 fly (47.15) and 10th-fastest 200 back (1:46.03) in program history during preliminaries at the SEC’s ... Against SMU, touched the wall second in the 200 fly (1:49.00) ... Finished eighth overall at the Texas A&M Invite in the 200 back ... Collected a seventh place finish in the 100 fly at the A&M Invite with a mark of 49.34 ... Named the Newcomer of the Year on the men’s side during the team’s annual award banquet ... Earned his first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
Two-time individual state champion in the 200 IM ... Paced his team to the 2012 state championship ... Holds school records in the 100M fly, 200M IM, 200Y IM, 100 back, and 500 free events ... Placed ninth in the 100 backstroke at the 2013 USA Swimming Junior National Championships … ... Coached by David Baughman.
Born on Dec. 22, 1994 ... Parents are Thomas and Robyn Rysemus ... Has one sister - Katy … Majoring in political science.
RYSEMUS’ TOP TIMES
100 backstroke 45.91* 2016 NCAA Championships
200 backstroke 1:45.19 2015 Texas A&M Invite
100 butterfly 45.19* 2016 SEC Championships
200 butterfly 1:49.00 2014 SEC Championships
200 individual medley 1:48.29 2015 Texas A&M Invite
* Program Record
RYSEMUS’ TOP 2015-16 TIMES
100 backstroke 45.91 NCAA Championships
200 backstroke 1:45.19 Texas A&M Invite
100 butterfly 45.19 SEC Championships
200 individual medley 1:48.29 Texas A&M Invite