U of L has six top qualifiers
Albiero Named Coach of the Year; Kylliainen and De Lucca Most Outstanding Swimmers
Cards in lead going into final day
33 swimmers and all divers move forward
Pool records fall in prelims at the Ralph Wright Natatorium
Freshman: As a freshman, Devon Bibault qualified for the NCAA championships by being invited with her 200-butterfly time of 1:57.44 at the Purdue Invite. She swam the 100- and 200-butterfly at NCAA where she placed 35th in 53.59 and 28th in 1:58.09 respectively. At BIG EAST, Bibault finished 3rd in the 200-butterfly in a time of 1:58.00 making her an All- BIG EAST performer in the 200-butterfly, 10th in the 500-freestyle in 4:51.14, and 11th in the 400-IM at 4:20.12. In the beginning of the season, Bibault won the 100- and 200-butterfly at the Xavier meet. She also competed at the Purdue Invite, swimming the 100-butterfly in 54.22 to place 2nd, the 500-freestyle for 5th in 4:51.61, and the 200-IM for 4th in 2:02.08. Bibault was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
Prep: Devon came to U of L from Edmonton, Alberta in Canada, where she swam for Hope Christian School and Edmonton Keyano Swim Club where she was coached by Derrick Schoof. In the summer of 2012, she competed at the open water Canadian Age Group Nationals in Calgary, Alberta in the 200-fly, 150-fly, 50-fly, 200-IM, 400-IM, and 200-free. In April of 2012, Devon placed 7th in the 200-fly at the Canadian Olympic Trials in Montreal. In 2011, she swam the 200-fly, 100-fly, and medley relay at the World Juniors in Lima, Peru, where she was a finalist in the 200-butterfly at the Dropping over two seconds off her best time, Devon swam to a seventh place finish with a time of 2:14.12(LCM). She will also add speed to the Louisville line-up in the 100-butterfly with a time of 1:01.79(LCM).
Personal: Daughter of Sandra and Bob Bibault. Born October 26, 1994.