Cards win opener
Cards set a record in classsroom achievement
CSCAA names six Cards to 1st Team
First male swimmer to double in the 100 and 200 since 1995
Joao De Lucca is seeded third in the 100 free.
Freshman: Along with Aaron, Grigory is another freshman for Louisville that qualified in individual events for the NCAA Championships, and both will compete in the 200-backstroke. He was placed on the All-American Conference team for winning both the 100- and 200-backstroke events, as well as helping the winning 200- and 400-medley relays at the American Conference Championships. He is the 18th-fastest in the 200-backstroke with a time of 1:41.50. Grigory posted a school record time with a 1:41.33 finish in the 200-backstroke at the NCAA Championships. He also finished 18th in the prelims of the 200-back and 32nd in the 100-back at the NCAA Championships.
Prep: Grigory Tarasevich hails from Omsk, Russia where he attended Grammar School #19. Tarasevich has earned three European Junior Champion Titles, he is a two time Russian Junior National Record Holder, and was crowned 2013's World Junior Champion in the 50- meter backstroke this past summer.
Personal: Son of Arkadiy and Galina Tarasevich. Born August 1, 1995. Major is Mechanical Engineering.