Crusaders Women's Swimming & Diving BIO
Emma Gurchiek
Player Profile:
Emma Gurchiek 2288072
Position: Free
Year: Junior
Hometown: Barrington, R.I.
High School: Barrington

2015-2016:

  • Competed in four individual events including the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, as well as the 100 butterfly
  • Also competed Fin the 200 and 800 freestyle relay, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relay
  • Recorded season-best times in the 100 butterfly (1:02.79) and 200 freestyle (2:01.20) at the Patriot League Championship (2/19), in the 50 freestyle (26.15) at the Worcester City Championship (1/16) and in the 100 freestyle (57.68) at the Harold Anderson Invitational (11/21)
  • Also swam as a member of the 800 freestyle relay team that posted a team-best time of 7:50.26 at the Patriot League Championship

Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor RollHigh School:

  • Competed on varsity her swimming team all four years at Barrington High School
  • Named second team Division I Rhode Island as a sophomore and junior in swimming
  • Also a member of the Holy Cross women's soccer team
  • Played four years of varsity soccer at her high school, serving as captain her senior year
  • Named to Division I All-District team as a sophomore and senior and earned third team All-State accolades during senior season
  • Named her soccer team’s Most Valuable Player during senior year
  • Credited with over 100 saves per season 
  • Played club soccer for head coach Rolando Lopes of the NEFC Elite U18
  • Team won Massachusetts State Cup in 2014
  • Logged 18 shutouts in one season on road to winning Region I Premier League Championship in 2013
  • Named to school’s honor roll all four years
  • Selected as a National Merit Scholar Commended Student
  • Editor and chief of school literary magazine

Personal:

  • Daughter of Mary Gurchiek
  • Mother was on varsity swimming and track and field teams at Franklin and Marshall College
  • Has not yet declared a major

Gurchiek’s Top Times 

Events (Yards)

Time

Meet (Date)

50 Free

26.15

Worcester City Championship (1/16/2016)

100 Free

57.68

Harold Anderson Invitational (11/21/2015)

200 Free

2:01.20

Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016)

100 Fly

1:02.79

Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016)

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