Casper native Levi Jensen swam the 200-meter breaststroke at the 2019 Phillips 66 US National Championships over the weekend in California. The Kelly Walsh graduate qualified for the event by having previously swam the 200-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 57.97 seconds.
Jensen was disqualified and finished outside of placement. Had he of placed, he would have further qualified for the 2020 Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.
Jensen graduated from Kelly Walsh in 2014 and went to Brigham Young University on a swimming scholarship. Following a 2-year mission to Budapest, Hungary, Jensen returned to set the BYU program record in the 100-yard breaststroke at 53.88 seconds as a sophomore in February 2018.
The former Trojan is a rising senior and will compete in his final collegiate season in the spring of 2020 for the Cougars.