Women's Swimming

Erika Seagren  
Erika Seagren

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Staatsburg, N.Y.

High School:
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Height:
5-2

Position:
Free/Back


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

My Favorite...

Reality TV show:The Bachelor

Class at Siena College:Business Law with Dwyer

Vacation spot:Outer Banks

Twitter account to follow:@mikelgustafson

Color:Orange

Sports Teams:Syracuse basketball

Website:Twitter

Type of ice cream:Mint Chocolate Chip

Phone app:SnapChat

Animal:Elephant

Food:Chips & Guacamole

Movie:Miracle

Song:Yes by LMFAO

Pro Athlete:Andy Murray & Misty May/Kerri Walsh

Number:12

Pro Team:Pro sports are weak

Actor/Actress:Channing Tatum & Jennifer Aniston

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