Career Entering 2018-19: Scored seven points at the Patriot League Championships and nine points at the ECAC Championships ... member of Bucknell's second-fastest 200 freestyle relay team (1:21.88).
2017-18 (Sophomore): Scored five points at the Patriot League Championships behind a 12th-place finish in the 100 backstroke ... member of the fourth-place 200 freestyle relay team that clocked the second-fastest time (1:21.88) in school history ... also swam the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle ... at the ECAC Championships, took 11th in the 50 freestyle with a season-best time of 21.05 ... also swam the 200 freestyle, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay ... member of the fifth-place 200 freestyle relay, sixth-place 400 medley relay and seventh-place medley relay teams at the Bucknell Invite ... best individual finish was a runner-up showing in the 100 freestyle against Columbia.
2016-17 (Freshman): Scored two points at the Patriot League Championships with a 15th-place finish in the 100 back ... also took 21st in the 50 free, 22nd in the 100 free, and was on the fifth-place 200 free relay ... scored three points at the ECAC Championships with a 14th-place finish in the 100 back ... also took 24th in the 50 free, 43rd in the 100 free, and was on the eighth-place 200 medley relay and ninth-place 200 free relay ... competed in five events during the season (50 back, 100 back, 200 back, 50 free, 100 free) ... three top-three finishes ... took second in the 100 free against Loyola.
High School: Four-year swimming letterwinner at Marlboro High School … team captain as a senior … won the 50 free at the conference championships … won the 100 free at the Shore Championships … swam for the Red Bank YMCA, swimming the 50 back on the relay team that won the 200 medley relay at the YMCA Short Course National Championships.
Personal: James Travis Rush … born Jan. 20, 1998 in Morganville, New Jersey plays the cello and has played at Carnegie Hall … son of Jim and Leslie Rush … has two younger siblings, Shelby and Joelle … major is Undeclared.