Lachezar Shumkov
Lachezar  Shumkov


Sofia, Bulgaria

High School:
7th High School


SC Sofia


Former Husky Heads to European Aquatics Championship

Shumkov looks to qualify for Bulgarian Olympic team.


Lachezar Shumkov Sweeps Breaststroke Events At Bulgarian National Championships

The UConn captain has now tallied seven individual victories over the last two years at the championships


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


Ten Huskies Named To All-Conference Team

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


UConn Takes Home Third Place Finish At Conference Championships

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


Women's Swimming and Diving: Connecticut vs Darthmouth

Wolf-Zackin Natitorium Storrs CT

At UConn: Broke his previous school records in the breaststroke events in his senior season... Owns the top time in the 100-yard breaststroke (54.65) and the 200-yard breaststroke (1:58.34)... Tabbed a team captain prior to his senior season, and he once again landed on the All-Conference team in his final year in Storrs... Swept the breaststroke events at the Bulgarian National Championships for the second straight year last summer... Won the 50,100 and 200-meter breaststroke and the 200 IM at the Bulgarian National Championships in 2013... Earned All-Conference honors as a junior... Named the American Athletic Conference Male Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 19, 2013) as a junior after winning both breaststroke events in UConn's meet against Pennsylvania (Nov. 9)...Was a Big East A- Finalist, 200 breaststroke record holder in his freshman year.

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."