Cole Kuster
Cole Kuster
Year: First-Year
Hometown: Williamstown, Mass.
High School: Mount Greylock Regional School
Position: Freestyle

Before Harvard
Qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials during the summer of 2019 in the 400 free, 800 free and 1,500 free ...Three-time USA Swimming Scholar All-American (2017-19) … Qualified for the 2018-19 Speedo Winter Junior Nationals, Speedo Junior Nationals and 2019 NCSA Junior Nationals … Runner-up in the 1,650 free, placed fourth in the 500 free and was eighth in the 1,000 free at the 2019 NCSA Junior Nationals … Won the 2018 Speedo Sectionals in the 500 and 1,000 free, and was the 2018 New England Swimming Seniors champion in the 500 free … Came in 11th in the 1,650 free at the 2017 Speedo Winter Junior Nationals … Two-time National Honor Society member (2018, 2019) … National Merit Commended Scholar, AP Scholar with Distinction and Latin Award recipient in 2018 … Collected Mount Greylock’s Chemistry Award (2017) and was a top-10 scholar (2016) … Swam for Purple Valley Aquatics throughout high school … Played junior varsity soccer in ninth and 10th grade … Father, Steven, attended the Graduate School of Education at Harvard, graudating in 1999 … Steven was an assistant coach with Harvard swimming and diving from 1996-99 … Mother, Kimberley, was captain of the track and field team at Springfield College, and graduated in 1990 … Steven was captain of the Penn swimming and diving team, and graduated in 1993 … Steven, who owned multiple school records and the Ivy League record in the 200 fly, was an Honorable Mention All-American in the 200 fly, placing 11th at the 1992 Olympic Trials and was a member of Team USA at the 1993 World University Games.