2012-13: Continued to add depth for Siena in various events...Raced in most of the backstroke events, including the 100-yard and 200-yard distance...Finished the 200-yard backstroke against Canisius in a time of 2:26.22...Tallied a time of 2:29.35 in an exhibition meet against Canisius (11/17).
2011-12: Raced in most of the 200 medley relays finishing third in a meet against Sacred Heart...Season-high time of 1:07.44 in the 100 back against the Pioneers...Finished 16th in the 200 fly at the Northeast Catholic Invite (2:30.47)...Tallied a time of 2:18.71 in the tri-meet against LIU and C.W. Post in the 200 free...Secured a time of 2:22.93 versus New Hampshire in the 200 back event
2010-11:Swam in a variety of events for the Saints as a freshman...Recorded top time in 100 back (1:08.32) in Senior Day win over Fairfield.
BEFORE SIENA:Earned four varsity letters at Academy of St. Elizabeth...Four-time YMCA National Qualifier...Named to numerous All-Conference and All-County teams...Co-chaired Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser in October of 2009.
PERSONAL:Born April 30th, 1992...Daughter of William and Elizabeth Cherry...Has a younger sister, Kathryn...An occupational therapy major...Chose Siena for its academic and athletic programs...Visits retired nuns once a week...Member of SAAC...Cousin Joseph Agresta attended Siena in 2002
KUETERMAN ON CHERRY:"Christen is a captain for 2013 - 2014 and she will help to add depth in the butterfly and backstroke events."
GET TO KNOW CHRISTEN CHERRY:
Minor: Health Studies
Twitter handle: @chrissycherryy
What I like most about my sport: My team
What I like most about coach: His sense of humor
Another Siena sport I follow:Water Polo & Baseball
Player I most relate to on the team: Erika Seagren
Best moment of the previous season: Getting 2nd at ECACs
My goal for the upcoming season: To place as high as we can at MAACs
My biggest fear: crickets and grasshoppers
My hobbies are: knitting
What is one thing you can't live without: Water
If I could travel anywhere, I would go: Israel to float in the Dead Sea
My biggest fan: My parents
My before game/meet routine:Before championship meets I always buy new goggles.
Best advice I have ever received: Its better to have no eyebrows than no eyeballs
Most embarrassing moment: when I fell down my high school's stairs and broke two of my fingers
Person I look up to the most: My parents
If I could meet anyone, it would be: Jake Gyllenhaal
One thing you can't live without: Sunglasses
My dream job: Do PR for professional sports teams
If I could have any pet, I would have: Giraffe
My dream car: Thunderbird
Future Plans: I will be famous someday
Reality TV show:The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Vacation spot:Lake George
Sports Teams:NY Jets & NJ Devils
Type of ice cream:Soft Serve Vanilla
Food:Ribs (my dad makes the best)
Movie:Miracle or Superstar
Song:Jack and Diane by John Mellencamp
Pro Athlete:Robert Griffin III or Colin Kaepernick
Pro Team:NY Jets & NJ Devils