2012-13: Continued to be featured in the Free events for Siena...Recorded her best 50 Free times when it counted most in the MAAC (2/14) and ECAC Championships (11/30) with times of 28.78 and 28.94, respectively...Also earned top 100 Free times at Championships, 1:03.57 at MAAC...1:03.60 at ECAC...Top 100 Back time was earned at MAAC Championships.
2011-12:Mainly swam in the free events for Siena...Finished sixth in the 50 free against Sacred Heart (28.98)...Season high time of 28.79 in the 50 free against Holy Cross...Recorded best time in the 100 free against the Crusaders with a time of 1:03.00
BEFORE SIENA:A six-year member of the swim team at Franklin D. Roosevelt...Team captain as a senior...A MHAL All-Academic Team selection, and a member of the Marist Swim Club.
PERSONAL:Born May 12, 1993...The daughter of John and Laura Seagren...Has a brother, Ryan, who swims on the club team at Northeastern University...Enjoys being a part of student government and lifeguarding in her spare time...A biochemistry major who wants to be a dentist...Chose Siena for its size and pre-professional programs.
KUETERMAN ON SEAGREN: "Erika works hard every day and she is very goal oriented and always has a plan in approaching her races."
GETTING TO KNOW ERIKA SEAGREN:
Major: Management with a Biology minor
Twitter Handle: @Erika_Seagren
What I like most about Siena College:Small size
What I like most about my sport:Comradery
What I like most about coach:Sense of humor
Another Siena sport I follow: Basketball, water polo, and baseball
Player I most relate to on the team: Christen Cherry
Best moment of the previous season: Seeing everyone swim well at ECAC's
My goal for the upcoming season: Build off of last year's times
My biggest fear: Saga hamburgers
My hobbies are: Kan Jam, watching college basketball, Candy Crush
What is one thing you can't live without: Laughter
If I could travel anywhere, I would go: All over Europe
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: The Office TV series
My biggest fan: My dad
My before game/meet routine: Drink purple Gatorade, team breakfast, listen to the same playlist
Best advice I have ever received: "Optimism is the greatest tool to living a great life."
Most embarrassing moment: My bathing suit ripping while practicing starts freshman year
Person I look up to the most: The seniors on the team
Three words that describe me: Easy going, sarcastic, awkward
If I could meet anyone, it would be: Jim Halpert (James Duncan)
Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Open water swimming
When I am not playing my sport, you can find me: Saga sitting, studying
One thing you can't live without: Laughter
My dream job: Work in the athletic department at a big Division I school
If I had a million dollars, I would: Buy a lake house
Future Plans: Pursue a career in college athletic administration