Bucknell University
Bucknell Men's Swimming and Diving BIO
 Chadd Cummings

Career Entering 2018-19: Owns the program record in the 100 breaststroke (54.65) and the second-fastest time in the 200 breaststroke (2:00.19) ... on five relays with program top-10 times, including the record holding 200 medley relay (1:29.52) and 400 medley relay (3:16.51) ... scored 76 points at the Patriot League Championships and one point at the ECAC Championships ... one-time Patriot League Swimmer of the Week ... five first-place finishes in individual events ... two-time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2017-18 (Junior): Scored 27 points at the Patriot League Championships with a fifth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke and a sixth-place showing in the 100 breaststroke ... posted team season-best time in the 100 breaststroke finals (54.97) and 200 breaststroke finals (2:00.25) ... member of bronze medalist 400 medley relay team that clocked school record time of 3:16.51 ... member of bronze medalist 200 medley relay team, which recorded the second-fastest time (1:29.78) in school history ... also placed 25th in the preliminaries of the 200 IM ... won the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke in dual against Lehigh ... finished fourth in the 200 breaststroke, seventh in the 100 breaststroke and eighth in the 100 butterfly at the Bucknell Invite ... member of 200 medley relay team that took sixth at the ECAC Championships ... also placed 23rd in the preliminaries of the 100 butterfly ... represented Bucknell at the USA Winter Nationals, tying for 35th in the 100 breaststroke and taking 37th in the 200 breaststroke.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Scored 28 points at the Patriot League Championships with fifth-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke ... also took 19th in the 200 IM and swam on the second-place 200 medley relay and fourth-place 400 medley relay ... scored one point at the ECAC Championships with a 16th-place finish in the 100 breaststroke ... competed in seven events during the season (100 free, 500 free, 50 breaststroke, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 IM, 100 fly) ... 11 top-three finishes in individual events ... won the 100 breaststroke against UMBC, Loyola, and Lehigh ... named the Patriot League Swimmer of the Week (10/4) after the meet against UMBC.

2015-16 (Freshman): Scored 21 points at the Patriot League Championships, finishing seventh in the 100 breaststroke and ninth in the 200 breaststroke with season-best times ... added a 21st-place finish in the 200 IM and swam a leg on the 400 medley relay that took fifth ... competed at the ECAC Championships, where he took 19th in the 200 breaststroke, 28th in the 100 breaststroke and 52nd in the 100 fly ... took sixth as part of the 400 medley relay at the ECAC meet ... competed in five different events during the season (50 free, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 IM, 100 fly) ... had four top-three finishes in the 100 breaststroke and four top-five finishes in the 200 breaststroke.

High School: Swam with Butler YMCA … two-time USA Scholastic All-American … two-time AMS Scholastic All-American … Junior Nationals qualifier … eight-time YMCA state champion … three-time YMCA national qualifier … two-time YMCA national A-finalist in 2015 … helped lead YMCA senior boys team to state runner-up position … state YMCA record-holder in 200 breaststroke  … finished career with club team records in 100 and 200 breaststroke, 50 and 100 free, 100 fly and 200 IM … pool record-holder at Hampton High School and Butler High School in 100 breaststroke … did not swim with school-sponsored team.

Personal:
Chadd Matthew Cummings … born April 8, 1997 in Butler, Pennsylvania … son of Marc and Amy Cummings … has an older sister, Stephanie, and a younger brother, Matt ... major is accounting and financial management.

Position: Breast/IM
Year: Junior
Hometown: Butler, Pa.
High School: Knoch
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