Gerle Kerecsen
Gerle Kerecsen
Height: 5-8
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hodmezovasarhely, Hungary
High School: Hiszk Eotvos Jozsef Technical School
Events: Breaststroke/Freestyle/IM
Major: Elementary Education

HONORS
CollegeSwimming.com Atlantic 10 Swimmer of the Week - Nov. 14, 2017
Atlantic 10 Rookie Performer of the Week - Nov. 14, 2017

As A Freshman (2017-18)

  • A member of the record-breaking 200-medley relay team that finished with a time of 1:41.98 and also swam in the consolation finals of the 100-breaststroke at the 2018 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17).
  • Won the 50-freestyle (24.83) at Niagara (1/27).
  • Winner of the 100-breaststroke (1:04.64), 50-freestyle (24.11) and the 100-butterfly (58.88) and was a member of the first-place 400-freestyle relay team (3:37.29) against Canisius (11/11).
  • Member of the first-place 200-freestyle relay team (1:36.43), 400-medley relay (3:51.47), 200-medley relay (1:46.97) and 400-freestyle relay (3:29.26) at the Atlantic 10 Classic (10/29).
  • Earned victories in the 100-freestyle (52.99), 200-IM (2:06.53) and was a member of the first-place 200-freestyle relay team (1:35.93) at Uconn (10/20).
  • Member of the first place 200-freestyle relay team (1:37.97), also won the 100-freestyle (52.44) and 200-breaststroke (2:21.63) and grabbed second-place in the 100-breaststroke (1:05.13) at CCSU (10/14).
  • Picked up victories in 100-backstroke (1:06.25), 100-IM (58.83), 200-backstroke (2:23.09), 400-freestyle relay (3:32.14), 200-medley relay (1:47.31) and was a member of 200-freestyle relay team that set pool record (1:35.31) at Justin Jennings Memorial Invite (10/7).

High School/Club
Named her high school's Athlete of the Year four years in a row.

Personal
Daughter of Gabriella Tóth ... early childhood education major ... has three siblings Villö, Kincsö, and Gelse.

2017-18 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 24.10 St. Bony and Sacred Heart 10/13/2017
100 Freestyle SCY 52.44 St. Bony and Sacred Heart 10/14/2017
200 Freestyle SCY 1:57.77 Justin Jennings Memorial Invit 10/7/2017
500 Freestyle SCY 5:14.21 Justin Jennings Memorial Invit 10/6/2017
100 Breaststroke SCY 1:03.60 2017 Zippy Invitational 12/2/2017
200 Breaststroke SCY 2:20.52 2017 Zippy Invitational 12/3/2017
100 Butterfly SCY 58.88 St. Bonaventure vs. Canisius 11/11/2017
200 Individual Medley SCY 2:06.53 St. Bonaventure & CCSU 10/20/2017