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    Lachezar Shumkov
    Lachezar Shumkov
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Sofia, Bulgaria

    High School:
    7th High School

    Event:
    Breaststroke

    Club:
    SC Sofia

    04/30/2014

    Captains Announced For The 2014-15 Men's Swimming and Diving Season

    Swimming coach Bob Goldberg chooses two seniors to lead the Huskies in the pool next year

    02/26/2014

    Ten Huskies Named To All-Conference Team

    UConn finished in third place at last week's American Athletic Conference Championships

    02/22/2014

    UConn Takes Home Third Place Finish At Conference Championships

    Sophomore swimmer Mike Lennon was second in the 1650-yard freestyle Saturday

    02/21/2014

    Sawyer Franz Wins 400-Yard IM Final; Huskies Remain In Third Place At Conference Championships

    UConn trails Louisville and SMU heading into the final day of the conference meet

    02/19/2014

    Huskies Set Two School Records In Opening Day Of Conference Championships

    UConn is currently in second place behind Louisville with 105 points

    02/05/2012

    Women's Swimming and Diving: Connecticut vs Darthmouth

    Wolf-Zackin Natitorium Storrs CT

    Events: 100 breaststroke, 200 breastroke

    At UConn: Big East A- Finalist, 200 breaststroke record holder in his freshman year... Won the 50,100 and 200-meter breaststroke and the 200 IM at the Bulgarian National Championships in 2013... Earned All-Conference honors last season... Named the American Athletic Conference Male Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 19) as a junior after winning both breaststroke events in UConn's meet against Pennsylvania (Nov. 9)... Tabbed as a team captain for this season... Holds UConn's breaststroke records... Has made tremendous progress in school as a computer science major.

    Achievements: Bulgarian National Age Group Champion

    Personal: Born Feb. 28, 1992....son to Simona and Lachezar Shumkov...Computer Science major

    Why UConn: "I liked the team and the coaching staff and I liked the University academics wise."