Daniel Puczko
Daniel Puczko
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Lane Tech College Prep
Position: Freestyle

Freshman - 2018-19
Top 100 free time (50.81) occurred the double-dual meet vs. Brown and Penn ... Turned in a season-best 200 free performance (1:48.16) vs. Columbia ... Swam a season-best 56.05 in the 100 back at Georgia ... Ranked 10th on the team in the 200 back (2:00.76 - at Bryant) ... Swam on various relay teams (200 free, 400 free, 200 medley, 400 medley).

Before Harvard
Four-time Illinois top-10 finisher in the 800 freestyle ... Three-time Illinois top-10 finisher in the 1,000 freestyle ... Four-time All-City athlete ... Two-time All-Sectional swimmer ... Holds the Lane Tech College Prep school record, Maine East pool record, and the Chicago Public Schools record in the 500 freesytle ... Also holds Lane Tech College Prep school record in the 200 freestyle ... Three-time IHSA state qualifier in the 500 freestyle ... One-time IHSA state qualifier in the 200 freestyle ... 2018 Male Athlete of the Year at Lane Tech ... 2018 Lane Tech Warrior Award Recipient ... Valedictorian ... AP Scholar ... Officer in the National Honor Society ... INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair Finalist ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... Enjoys watching basketball, reading, and video games.