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    Erica Lynn
    Erica Lynn

    Swansea, Ill.

    High School:



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    Illini in Second After Day Two


    Record Breaking Day For Illini Swimming

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    Illini Host Kansas Saturday at ARC Pool

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    Illini Sweep All 14 Swimming Events in Rout of ISU

    Illinois avenges last year's loss with a 206-94 trouncing


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    Illini Win Six Events in Loss

    Junior 2012-13 - Named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for earning a 3.7 GPA or greater in the 2012-13 school year ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Posted the fastest times on the team in the 50-, 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes, placing as a top-10 fastest individual in both the 50 (30.14) and 100 (1:03.96) breast ... Posted first-place finishes in the 100 breast against Illinois State, Michigan State and Northwestern and in the 200 breast against Michigan State, Northwestern, Iowa State and Nebraska. Posted personal best in the 200 IM (2:05.29) in the Big Ten Championships.

    Sophomore 2011-12 - Posted career bests in the 50 breast (30.64) at the TYR Invite and 200 IM (2:07.36) at the Big Ten Championships ... Captured season bests in the 100 breast (1:04.65) at the Big Ten Championships and 200 breast (2:20.15) at the TYR Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

    Redshirt Freshman 2010-11 - Posted four first-place finishes on the season ... Led the team in the 100 breast (1:04.03) and 200 breast (2:16.50) to rank fifth and fourth, respectively, on the all-time fastest individuals list ... Captured personal bests in the 100 and 200 breast at the Big Ten Championships, 200 IM (2:07.99) and 100 fly (59.37) at the Hawkeye Invite and 200 fly (2:12.07) at Akron ... Earned a second swim in the 200 breast at the Big Ten Championships ... Honored with the Fighting Illini Spirit Award at the team awards banquet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

    Freshman 2009-10 - Took a medical redshirt after suffering an injury early in the season ... Competed in four meets before being injured.

    High School - Two-year letterwinner in swimming ... YMCA National qualifier from 2006-09 ... Broke the IHSA sectionals record in the 100 breast in 2007 ... Swam to second place at the 2008 YMCA Nationals in the 200 breast ... Female Breakers Swimmer of the Year in 2008 ... 2007 YMCA state champion in the 200 IM ... 2009 YMCA state champion in the 100 breast and 200 IM ... Two-time IHSA state finalist in the 100 breast ... Junior Nationals Long Course qualifier and Senior Nationals Short Course qualifier in 200 breast in 2008 and 2009.

    Personal - Born Dec. 13, 1990 ... Parents are Ron and Kathy Lynn ... Has a younger sister, Lori ... Majoring in english and creative writing ... Enjoys reading and hanging out with friends ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as swimming to second place in the 200 breast at the 2008 YMCA Nationals.

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