Crusaders Men's Swimming & Diving BIO
Rich Bielak
Player Profile:
Rich Bielak 2289306
Position: Free/Fly
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wethersfield, Conn.
High School: Wethersfield

2015-2016:

  • Competed in 10 individual events including the 100 breaststroke, 100 and 200 backstroke, 100 and 200 butterfly, the 50 and 100 freestyle, the one-meter dive and the 100 and 200 IM
  • Also competed in the 200 and 400 freestyle relay, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relay
  • Recorded season-best times in 100 backstroke (1:04.40) and one-meter dive (147.45) at Springfield (2/6), in 100 fly (1:01.9) 100 breaststroke (1:20.94) and 100 IM (1:07.70) at Assumption Pentathlon (10/3), in 100 freestyle (55.71) and 200 IM (2:25.14) at the New England Catholic Invitiational (10/17), in the the 50 free (25:59) at Iona (10/9), in the 200 fly (2:27.30) at Colgate (10/25) and in the 200 backstroke (2:47.74) at the Worcester City Championship (1/16)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015:

  • Competed in nine individual events including the 100 backstroke, 50, 100 and 200 butterfly, 100 and 400 individual medley, 100 breaststroke and 50 and 100 freestyle
  • Also competed in the 200 and 400 freestyle and 200 and 400 medley relay teams
  • Swam season-best times in the 50 freestyle (25.01) versus Bryant, in the 100 (58.22) and 500 (5:56.04) freestyle versus Springfield, in the 50 butterfly (27.74) versus Lehigh, 100 (1:01.09) and 200 (2:21.27) freestyle at the Harold Anderson Invitational.

Personal:

  • Majoring in Mathematics

Bielak's Top Times/Scores

Event (Yards) Time Meet (Date)
50 Free 25.01 Bryant (1/31/2015)
100 Free 55.71 NE Catholic Invitational (10/17/2015)
500 Free 5:56.04 Springfield (10/25/2014)
100 Back 1:03.58 Harold Anderson Invitational (11/22/2014)
200 Back 2:21.75 NE Catholic Invitational (10/15/16)
100 Breast  1:19.64 Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)
50 Fly 27.49 Worcester City Championships (10/29/16)
100 Fly 1:00.16 Harold Anderson Invitational (11/22/2014)
200 Fly 2:21.27 Harold Anderson Invitational (11/22/2014)
100 IM 1:07.70 Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)
200 IM 2:25.14 NE Catholic Invitational (10/17/2015)
400 IM 1:00.16 Harold Anderson Invitational (11/22/2014)
One Meter Dive 147.45 Springfield (2/6/2016)
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