Carley Lowe Throws Up The “L” And Commits To Louisville Cardinals

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Orlando-native Carley Lowe will join forces with head coach Arthur Albiero and the Louisville Cardinals next fall. Lowe, a native of Orlando, Fla., swims for Heritage Aquatic Team and Lake Highland Prep School.

Lowe was a two-time finalist at Junior Nationals this summer, finishing fourth in the 200 fly in 2:12.79 and fifth in the 400 IM in 4:53.56. She previously finished 30th in the 200 fly at Olympic Trials and tied for 50th in the 400 IM.

In short course, Lowe has at least Winter Juniors cuts in four events: the 100 fly (55.15), 200 fly (1:57.74), 200 IM (2:02.23) and 400 IM (4:16.27).

Those times would have put Lowe into the ACC championship final of the 200 fly a year ago, the consolation final of the 400 IM and on the verge of scoring in the 100 fly or 200 IM.

Louisville already lost Kelsi Worrell and will graduate Abbie Houck out of the 200 fly after this season, so Lowe figures to be one of Louisville’s standouts in that event. But the Cardinals will still have Rachael Bradford-Feldman headlining in the 400 IM.

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Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is a staff writer for Swimming World. He has contributed to the magazine and website since 2009, and he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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