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



  • Took second in the1000m 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


  • 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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