Samantha Kuchinski
Samantha Kuchinski
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Owego, N.Y.
High School: Owego Free Academy
Events: Freestyle

As a Sophomore (2016-17)
Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree ... swam the 50 and 100-freestyle, and 100-butterfly events at the Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships, and also was a member of the 200-medley relay and 200-freestyle relay teams ... finished second in 50-freestyle at Binghamton (1/14) with time of 25.51, was part of second-place 400-freestyle relay and was part of third-place 200-medley relay ... member of the eighth place 400-freestyle relay team (3:29.51) at the Akron Invite (12/2-4) ... came in second in the 50-freestyle (25.19) in a win at Canisius … finished second in the 400-medley relay at 3:58.30, the 200-medley relay at 1:48.20 at the A-10 Quad Meet (10/29-30) ... finished first in the 200-medley relay at 1:49.52, 50-freestyle at 24.76 and swam the final leg to secure a win in 400-freestyle relay to defeat Colgate on 10/22 ... finished first in the 50-freestyle at 25.03 and the 200-freestyle at 1:39.56 against Central Connecticut (10/14).

As a Freshman (2015-16)
Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree ... competed on the 200-freestyle relay team and captured a first-place finish against Buffalo (2/5), and competed in the same event in the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/18), finishing 11th with a time of 1:37.00. 

High School
A standout swimmer for Owego Free Academy. Her senior year, she led her team to an undefeated, and sixth consecutive undefeated season ... Owns four schools record and was a part of the 200 free and medley relay team that finished in the top eight at the New York State Championships.

Personal
Daughter of Lora and Joe Kuchinski ... Marketing major ... has three siblings, Andrea, Joe and Michael. 

2016-17 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 24.11 2016 Zippy Invitational 12/2/2016
100 Freestyle SCY 52.94 2016 Zippy Invitational 12/4/2016
200 Freestyle SCY 2:00.91 2016 Zippy Invitational 12/3/2016
100 Backstroke SCY 1:01.30 2016 Zippy Invitational 12/3/2016
100 Butterfly SCY 1:00.35 2017 A-10 Men's & Women's Cham 2/17/2017

2015-16 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 24.89 2016 A-10 Men's & Women's Cham 2/18/2016
100 Freestyle SCY 53.81 2016 A-10 Men's & Women's Cham 2/20/2016
200 Freestyle SCY 2:08.69 2015 WNY Invitational 10/3/2015
100 Backstroke SCY 1:01.26 2016 A-10 Men's & Women's Cham 2/19/2016