Erin Buck
Erin  Buck

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Maple Grove, Minn.

High School:
Maple Grove HS

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke


2017-18 Junior Season: Finished fifth in the 200-yard back (2:03.36) at the Triple Dual against Northwestern and Purdue • took fifth in the 200-yard back (2:07.47) vs. Denver • placed sixth in the 100-yard back (56.30) and fifth in the 200-yard back (2:00.02) at the Minnesota Invitational • took fifth in the 200-yard back (2:06.68) at the University of Iowa • finished eighth in the 100-yard back (59.55) and eighth in the 200-yard back (2:09.74) at Florida State.   

2016-17 Sophomore Season:
Outstanding student-athlete award • finished in fourth place with a 59.12 in the 100-yard back vs. North Dakota • finished first place in the 100-yard back with a 57.19 at the Jean Freeman Invitational • posted three second place finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 50-yard back (27.02), 100-yard back (56.47), and 200-yard back (2:00.20) • finished in second place during the 50-yard back with a 28.46 at the Minnesota Challenge.

2015-16 Freshman Season:
Recorded career bests in the 200 free, 500 free and 200 back at the 2016 Minnesota Challenge • tallied seven top-five finishes as a rookie • competed for the Gophers in seven meets • made her collegiate debut at Florida State.

High School:
2015 graduate of Maple Grove Senior High • named to A-Honor Roll 9th-12th grade • four-time academic letterwinner • six-time varsity swimming letter winner • earned varsity letter in track and field in 2010 • coached by Sara Goff and Tom Kuzmich at Minnetonka Swim Club • All-Conference 2009-2014 • All-State 2009-2014 • Academic All-American Team 2014, 2015 • nominated for All-State Female Athlete of the Year • holds high school records in 200 free, 100 fly and 400 free relay • holds Maple Grove school record in the 100 free and pool records in 100 fly and 200 IM • lists most memorable sports thrill as the time her 200 free relay team won a swim-off for eighth place at the high school state finals. 

Personal: Born June 23, 1997 • daughter of Paul and Lisa Buck • has three brothers: Josh, Ethan and Anders • enjoys musicals • majoring in psychology. 

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
200 free 1:50.54 02/06/2016
500 free 5:03.36 02/05/2016
100 back 56.47 12/3/2016
200 back 2:00.02 12/02/2017

 

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