Women's Swimming

Christen Cherry  
Christen Cherry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lincoln Park, N.J.

High School:
Academy of St. Elizabeth

Height:
5-6

Position:
Back/Fly


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:

Major: Psychology

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

My Favorite...

Reality TV show:The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Vacation spot:Lake George

Color:Lime Green

Sports Teams:NY Jets & NJ Devils

Type of ice cream:Soft Serve Vanilla

Phone app:Twitter

Animal:Giraffe

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

Number: 5

Pro Team:NY Jets & NJ Devils

Actor/Actress:Robin Williams

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