blankSergio Lujan Rivera
USC's 200y medley relay sets school mark as it qualifies for final as well.
Colupaev, Quintero go 1-2 in 200y Free; Morozov 5th in 100y breast, relays impressive.
Junior also becomes first person to go under 18 seconds on a 50 free relay split.
Trojans, led by speedster Vladimir Morozov, aiming for top 5 finish.
Defending champions Morozov and Colupaev lead Trojans into four-day meet starting Sunday.
THIS SEASON: Sergio Lujan Rivera, a 2015 senior, is a skilled breaststroker, particularly over 100 yards but solid over 200 as well. Lujan Rivera is a three-time NCAA Championships veteran who earned All-American relay honors as a junior and sophomore. He is tied as USC's fifth-fastest ever in the 100y breast.
2014: Lujan Rivera competed at his third consecutive NCAA Championships as a 2014 junior, earning All-American notice by helping USC to fifth in the 400y medley relay. He also swam on Troy's 14th-place 200y medley relay ... At the 2014 Pac-12 Championships, he was eighth in the 100y breast (53.83), though his 53.24 in prelims was 0.02 off his PR. He was 16th in the 200y breast (2:01.51 after 1:58.91 in prelims) and he was 31st in the 200y IM (1:52.02) ... His 1:58.16 in the 200y breast at the Texas Invitational was a PR.
2013: Lujan Rivera became a two-time All-American as a 2013 sophomore, helping USC to fourth in the 400y medley relay and to fifth in the 200y medley relay. He also just missed scoring individually, finishing 17th in the 100y breast (53.49), one spot out of the `B' final ... He also just missed an `A' final at the 2012 U.S. Winter Nationals, finishing ninth in prelims and then winning the `B' final in 53.22 (PR).
2012: Lujan Rivera raced twice at the 2012 NCAA Championships as a freshman, taking 29th in the 100y breast (55.04) and helping USC's 200y medley relay to 12th ... At the 2012 Pac-12 Championships, he was a two-time finalist, taking eighth in both the 100y (54.80) and 200y breast (2:02.91). He went faster in both prelims, going 53.78 and 2:00.16, respectively, setting PRs in both.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lujan Rivera prepped at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla., where he helped extend his school's state-title win streak to 23 by the time he was a 2011 senior. Lujan Rivera, a prep All-American, won three Florida state titles in the 100y breast from 2008-2010 and was also part of a 2009 national high school record in the 200y medley relay.
PERSONAL: He was born on Feb. 11, 1993 and is a business administration major.
LUJAN RIVERA'S PERSONAL RECORDS