Chris

Fusco

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Freestyle/Backstroke
Year: Junior
Hometown: Southport, Conn.
High School: Fairfield Prep

Bio

2018-2019:

  • Won the 100 free at the Patriot League Championship with a personal bets time of (50.76), 
  • Had 4 top three, 12 top five, and 20 top ten finishes on the year
  • Set personal-bests times in the 50 free at the Patriot League Championship (23.97), in the 50 back at the Patriot League Championship (26.65), in the 50 back vs. Providence (30.29), in the 200 back vs. Providence (2:22.95), in the 100 breast vs. Assumption (1:13.55), in the 100 fly vs. Assumption (1:03.20), and in the 100 IM vs. Assumption (1:02.17)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016-2017:

  • Took second in the 1000m freestyle with a time of 10:32.13, good for a season-best mark against Springfield

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity men’s swimming team at Fairfield College Preparatory School under head coach Richard Hutchinson
  • A six-time Top 10 Event Finisher, Fusco swam in backstroke and mid-distance freestyle events and served as captain during the 2015-2016 season
  • Recorded personal-best times for the 100 (56.83) and 200 (2:00.67) backstroke, and posted a top time of 4:59.99 in the 500 freestyle
  • Team was four-time Southern Connecticut Conference Champions (2013-2016) and were three-time LL State Championship Runner-Up
  • Team was also three-time Connecticut State Open Runner-Up (2013-2015)
  • Recipient of the Bruce Jaffe Coach’s Award
  • Also competed in USA Swimming for Westport YMCA Water Rat Swimming club in the National YMCA Swimming League under head coach Ellen Johnston
  • A member of the National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Son of John and Ellen Fusco
  • Father ran cross country for Providence College (class of 1983)
  • Has two sisters, Rose and Clare
  • Rose currently attends Holy Cross, class of 2017
  • Has not yet declared a major
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