Team Continue to Shine During the Summer
Gantt and Bucz Take Outstanding Athletes of the Year Honors
Bucz competed in the 200 IM, which she currently holds the school record for, on Thursday morning finishing with a time of 2:01.71.
Senior swimmer Eszter Bucz traveled to Indianapolis today for the 2013 NCAA Division 1 Women's Swimming and Diving Championship.
As everyone is preparing for tournament time, the term March Madness has taken a very different meaning for my time spent at work.
Sophomore ('10-'11): Was named FAU Female Athlete of the Year...was the Sun Belt Conference champion in the 400-yard individual medley...also finished as runner-up in both the 200-yard individual medley and 200-yard breaststroke...at the Georgia Tech Invitational, broke the FAU school record in both the 200-meter IM (2:00.76) and in the 400-meter IM (4:15.20)...was named Sun Belt Conference Swimmer of the Week four times...won multiple times in seven different races...had a stretch of six straight wins in the 500-yard freestyle and five straight in the 100-yard breaststroke...during seven meets throughout the season, placed first in three different events.
Freshman ('09-'10): Placed first in 200- and 400-yard individual medley and second in 200-yard breaststroke in the Sun Belt Conference championships...also was a member of four relay teams that recorded top-five finishes...set a conference championship meet record in the 200-yard individual medley, a record set by FAU Athletic Hall of Famer Noemi Lung that had stood for 17 years...set freshman school records in the 1,000-yard freestyle (in her first collegiate race) and 400-yard individual medley (at conference meet)...was a provisional qualifier for the NCAA championships in the 200-yard breaststroke...named Sun Belt Conference Female Swimmer of the Week three times...was team's leading scorer during season.
Personal: Accounting major...daughter of Peter Pal Bucz and Katalin Buczne...her younger sister, Agnes, has joined the swimming team for the 2012-13 season.