Erik Hunter
Erik  Hunter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mission Viejo, Calif.

High School:
Trabuco Hills HS

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke


PRONUNCIATION:



2017-18 Junior Season: Took eighth place in the 200-yard back (1:58.10) vs. Denver • finished eighth in the 200-yard back with a time of 1:54.27 at the Minnesota Invitational.

2016-17 Sophomore Season: 
Earned a 53.22 in the 100-yard back at the Minnesota Invitational • earned a 1:55.95 in the 200-yard back at the Minnesota Invitational • improved to 1:55.05 in the 100-yard back at the Jean Freeman Invitational • earned first place in the 100-yard back with a 51.85 at the Minnesota Challenge.

2015-16 Freshman Season:
At the 2016 Minnesota Challenge, Hunter won the 100 back and finished second in the 200 back with collegiate best times • made his debut against Florida.

High School: 2015 graduate of Trabuco Hills High School • coached by Andy Garcia, Christine Egge, Matt Kubec and Sean McMahan • four-time swimming letter winner • two-time team MVP • club team is the Mission Viejo Nadodores • holds high school records in the 100 backstroke and 200 medley relay.

Personal: Born May 22, 1997 • son of Jerry and Ruby Hunter • has two older siblings: Richard and Danielle • brother Richard swam for the University of California – Berkley ’08 and sister Danielle swam for California Polytechnic State University ’11 • loves music • planning to major in business.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
100 back 50.34 02/06/16
200 back 1:50.82 02/06/16

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

4/16/2018 - M. Swimming

Minnesota celebrated the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet to recognize the team's accomplishments as well as individual award winners.

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

4/3/2018 - M. Swimming

2017-18 saw the team earn individual championship titles, impressive dual record, numerous individual top times and new school record times.

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

3/24/2018 - M. Swimming

The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.

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