Erik Hunter
Erik  Hunter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mission Viejo, Calif.

High School:
Trabuco Hills HS

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke


PRONUNCIATION:



2017-17 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

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