Crusaders Men's Swimming & Diving BIO
Hayden Kucharski
Player Profile:
Hayden Kucharski 2289303
Position: Backstroke/Individual Medley
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bloomfield, N.J.
High School: Seton Hall Prep

• A Veteran Leader the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.
• A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2015-2016:

  • Competed in 16 individual events including the 100 and 200 IM, 100 and 200 backstroke, 100 and 200 breaststroke, 100 and 200 butterfly, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 freestyle and the 100, 200 and 400 IM
  • His time of 4:19.12 in the 400 IM at the Patriot League Championship was a team-best
  • Also competed in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relay
  • Recorded season-best times in the 100 backstroke (58.70) and the 200 freestyle (51.11) at Bryant (1/30), in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.56), 100 butterfly (58.18) and the 100 IM (59.01) at the Assumption Pentathlon (10/3), in the 1,000 freestyle (10:58.09) versus Iona (10/9), in the 500 freestyle (5:11.10) and the 200 breaststroke (2:21.81) at the New England Catholic Invitational (10/17), in the 200 freestyle (1:51.67) and the 200 backstroke (2:04.29) versus Fairfield (10/31), in the 200 butterfly (2:08.89) at the Worcester City Championship (1/15; 1/16) and in the 200 IM (2:00.47) and the 400 IM (4:19.12) at the Patriot League Championship (2/19)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015:

  • Competed in 13 individual events including the 100 and 200 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, 100, 200, 400, 500, 800 and 1,650 freestyle, 100, 200 and 400 individual medley
  • Also competed on the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle and the 200 and 400 medley relay teams
  • Swam season-best times in the 50 (28.43) and 100 (59.23) backstroke and 100 individual medley (58.44) at the Holy Cross Pentathlon, in the 200 backstroke (2:05.06) versus Fairfield, in the 200 individual medley (2:00.68) at the Patriot League Championship and 400 individual medley (4:30.80) at New England Catholic Invitational..
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four year member of the Seton Hall Prep swimming team
  • Swam IM, free, breast and back
  • Team captain during senior season
  • Named first team All-County in 400 relay and second team All-County in 200 IM
  • Member of the Montclair YMCA Dolphins club team
  • Two time time qualifier for the 2013 and 2014 YMCA Long Course National Championships
  • 2013 Sunkissed Invitational finalist in 200 backstroke
  • 2014 Sunkissed Invitational finalist in 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and 400 IM
  • Member of National, Spanish and Math honor societies.
Personal:
  • Son of Doug and Victoria Kucharski
  • Has one sister, Emma
  • Majoring in economics.

Kucharski's Top Times 
 
Event (Yards) Time Meet (Date)
50 Free 22.95 Patriot League Championship (2/17/2017)
100 Free  49.57 Patriot League Championship (2/16/2017)
200 Free 1:48.80 Patriot League Championship (2/20/2015)
400 Free 4:27.10 Providence (1/24/2015)
500 Free 5:11.10 NE Catholic Invitational (10/17/2015)
800 Free 9:15.54 Providence (1/24/2015)
1000 Free 10:52.63 Springfield (10/25/2014)
1650 Free 18:28.41 Worcester City Championship (1/17/2015)
50 Back 28.43 Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/40/2014)
100 Back 58.70 Assumption Pentathlon (10/3/2014)
200 Back 2:00.72 Patriot League Championship (2/18/17)
100 Breast 1:03.06 Patriot League Championship (2/20/2015)
200 Breast 2:21.81 NE Catholic Invitational (10/17/2015)
100 Fly 57.17 Assumption Pentathlon (9/29/17)
200 Fly 2:08.89 Worcester City Championship (1/16/2016)
100 IM 58.25 Worcester City Championship (10/29/16)
200 IM 1:59.09 Patriot League Championship (2/16/2017)
400 IM 4:16.57 Patriot League Championship (2/17/2017) 
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