Erica Chandler
Erica Chandler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Snohomish, Wash.

High School:
Snohomish

Event:
Free/Breast/IM

Birthdate:
09/13/1983



2004-05: Voted team co-captain with Carrie McCambridge for the 2005-06 season ... CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American ... versatile swimmer who possesses the ability to swim any freestyle distance, both individual medleys and 200 backstroke ... helped 800 freestyle relay team establish new varsity record at Big Ten Championships with fourth-place time of 7:17.99 ... won two individual races at Northwestern and Michigan State duals ... winner of 200 back and 200 free titles in 168-75 victory over Spartans ... captured the 500 and 1,000 free crowns against Wildcats, propelling Boilermakers to 188-112 triumph ... placed first in the 200 free and 200 IM at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... posted season best times in the 200 free (:50.47), 1,650 free (17:05.19) and 200 IM (2:05.70) at the North Carolina-based Nike Cup ... 200 free time at Nike Cup placed her second to teammate Christine Leupold ... teamed with Lauren Willis, Katharine Telfer and Susan Hentschel to win Nike Cup's 800 free relay title in 7:25.86 ... just missed consolation finals of the 500 free at the Big Ten Championships with 17th prelim time of 4:57.08, which was a season best ... runner-up in the 1,000 free at Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois quadrangular with team and season best mark of 10:06.55 ... won 400 free relay vs. Indiana with Tracy Duchac, Katie Seleskie and Kimbre Vogel, finishing in 3:27.41.

2003-04: CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American ... Academic All-Big Ten ... recipient of the team's Pride in Swimming and Diving award ... competed in 11 different individual events in addition to six relays ... recorded a varsity record time of 1:48.50 in the 200 freestyle during the preliminary round of the Big Ten Championships ... helped record a varsity record in the 800 freestyle relay along with Christine Leupold, Jenni Bean and Susan Hentschel at the conference championship meet ... the quartet finished the course in 7:18.64, which was good for fourth place ... Chandler's 200 split on the record-breaking relay was timed at 1:47.58 ... reached the finals of three races at the conference championships (200, 500, 1,650 free) ... placed seventh in the 200 free (1:48.62) ... captured ninth in the 500 free (4:49.12) and 15th in the mile (16:48.85) ... all of her conference marks were season and personal bests ... competed at the long-course meter U.S. Open in the 200 free (1:52.52), 400 free (4:55.24) and 800 free (9:05.68) ... posted NCAA provisional times in four events: 200, 500, 1,650 free and the 800 free relay ... was victorious against Miami (Ohio) in the 200 free (1:51.37), the 200 individual medley (2:07.37) and in the 200 breaststroke (2:24.03) ... grabbed two first-place finishes against Arkansas in the 500 (5:00.68) and the 1,000 free (10:08.70) ... recorded victories in the 1,000 free at meets against Iowa (10:14.03) and Michigan State (10:21.13).

2002-03: Three-time Big Ten scorer ... reached the finals of the 200 and 1650 free ... scored a seventh-place showing in the 200 free, clocking a time of 1:49.62 ... posted a personal best of 1:49.31 in the 200 free prelims ... placed eighth (16:48.21) in the finals of the 1650 free ... was only her second time competing in the 1650 ... finished 13th in the 500 free consolations, coming in at 4:53.31 ... collected at least two wins in all but two regular season meets ... scored three wins (200, 500 and 1,000 free) at the Cincinnati/Georgia Tech triangular ... completed the season with five wins in the 200 free, seven in the 500 free and three in the 1,000 free ... did not finish lower than first in either the 200 or 500 free until the very last regular-season meet of the season at the Minnesota quadrangular ... finished runner-up in the 1,650 free against Indiana (17:00.61) ... won the 200 free relay at Indiana Intercollegiates (1:38.19) with Katie Seleskie, Christine Leupold and Brandy Keever ... swam anchor for the winning 400 free relay team against Notre Dame (3:28.34).

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming ... four-time team MVP ... state 200 free champion as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... 100 free state champ her junior year ... three-time 200 free All-American ... honorable mention All-American in both 100 and 500 free ... received Captain's Award as a senior ... team was three-time Washington state champions in 1998, 1999 and 2000 ... named Sophomore of the Quarter and the Year ... received the Principal's Award.

Personal: Born Sept. 13, 1983 ... given name is Erica Rae Chandler ... parents are Greg and Sue Chandler ... has a younger brother, Tom, and a younger sister, Rachael ... enjoys dancing in her free time ... majoring in communications.