Csaba Gercsak
    Csaba Gercsak

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Budapest, Hungary

    High School:
    Csik Ferenc Gimnazium

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Freestyle

    Birthdate:
    08/19/1988


    04/17/2013

    Kolar, Skelton earn first-team Academic All-MAC honors

    Eight Salukis earn honorable mention All-Academic nods

    03/09/2013

    MAC Championships: Day Three Prelims

    Pallmann, Kolar, Skelton to all compete in tonight's A Finals

    03/08/2013

    MAC Championships: Day Two Finals

    Pallmann, Kolar each post second-fastest times in school history in respective events

    03/08/2013

    MAC Championships: Day Two Preliminaries

    SIU sends 15 to tonight's scoring finals

    03/07/2013

    MAC Championships: Day One Finals

    Pallmann sets MAC, MAC Championship and pool records in 500 free

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

    • Competed at both the 2008 and 2012 Olympics
    • Two-time second-team All-Conference swimmer
    • Won 24 career events at SIU
    • Honorable mention Academic All-Conference selection in 2012-13

    2012-13 (Senior): Honorable mention Academic All-Conference selection...Competed in 10 meets...Scored in all three individual events he competed in at the MAC Championships...Won six events on the year...Swept the 500- and 1000-yard freestyles in the dual meet at Evansville...Posted nine top-three finishes.

    2011-12 (Junior): Second-team All-MAC selection...Won his first four races of the year, winning the Saluki Miler, Open Water 5K, and the 500- and 1000-yard freestyle in a tri-meet with Miami (OH) and Evansville...Won seven events on the year...Finished fifth in all three of his events at the MAC Championships, the 500-yard freestyle, the 1650-yard freestyle and the 400-yard individual medley...Qualified for the London Olympics in the 10-kilometer open-water swim and placed 18th.

    2010-11 (Sophomore): Second-team All-Conference selection...Competed in 12 meets...Competed at the USA Swimming National Championships, placing 19th of 45 swimmers in the 1650 freestyle...Picked up 11 wins on the season...Posted two top-five finishes at the MAC Championships, one in the 400 IM (fifth) and one in the 1650 freestyle (second)...Won 11 events.

    Prior to SIU: Competed in open water events...Made the Beijing Olympics for the 10K...Swam in the 2009 World Championships and placed 13th in the 10K and 15th in the 5K.

    Personal: A management major...Has three brothers and two sisters, all of whom are swimmers...Son of Imre Gercsak and Eva Papp...Born Aug. 19, 1988 in Budapest, Hungary.

    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, Feb 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. 6:00 PM
    SIU