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    Lachezar Shumkov
    Lachezar Shumkov
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sofia, Bulgaria

    High School:
    7th High School

    Event:
    Breaststroke

    Club:
    SC Sofia

    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."

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