Luka Zuric
Luka Zuric
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Setauket, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville
Position: Back/Fly
Major: Statistics

2018-19:

  • Finished ninth at the ECAC Championships in the 100 fly (49.67) and 200 IM (1:50.82).
  • Three-time finalist at the America East Championships.
  • Earned silver in the 200 free with a time of 1:40.60.
  • Also took home bronze in the 100 back (50.02) and 200 back (1:47.440.
  • Named America East Co-Male Rookie of the Year (shared honor with teammate Matt Bennici).
  • Finished fifth in the 100 back (52.43) and 200 back (1:52.04) against East Carolina.
  • At the Patriot Invitational, finished 10th in the 200 back with a time of 1:51.40.
  • Placed fifth in the 200 back (1:55.47) and seventh in the 200 free (1:47.75) against Towson.
  • In his collegiate debut against Johns Hopkins and Delaware, finished fifth in the 200 back and seventh in the 200 free.

BACKGROUND:

  • Won a gold medal with the Ward Melville (A) relay team and was a two-time finalist in the 100 fly (3rd;50.24) and 100 back (6th; 51.55) at the New York Boys Federation Championships
  • Two-time Coaches’ Award Winner at Ward Melville
  • Named to Newsday’s All-Long Island boys swimming team in 2018
  • Swam for Three Village Swim Club
  • Two-time finalist at the 2018 Metropolitan Senior Championships Long Course in the 100 fly (4th; 56.68) and 100 back (6th; 1:00.65)

PERSONAL:

  • Son of Zvonimir and Hana Zuric
  • Has one sibling, Demian
  • Majoring in statistics