UCSD Swimming & Diving BIO
 Erika Rodman

AS A SENIOR IN 2013-14
CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team ... PCSC All-Academic ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) team representative.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13
CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team ... PCSC All-Academic ... Conference champion in the 1650 free (17:10.69) ... Also finished in top eight in the 500 free (5:00.63) and 200 free (1:55.42) ... Swam the 1650 free (17:29.64) and 500 free (5:00.43) at NCAA Championships, finishing in top 24 ... Also competed in the 200 free (1:54.83) at NCAA Championships ... Canyonview Pool record in the 1650 free (17:29.02) against UIW (1/11) ... Top-10 marks in 500 free (4:58.75) at No. 8, 1000 free (10:18.72) at No. 4 and the 1650 free (17:07.85) at No. 4.

Competed for the Nittany Lions for two seasons (2010-12) ... Earned four of her career-best marks at the Ohio State Invite (2/12/11), including first-place showings in both the 500 free (5:01.22) and 1650 free (17:18.22) ... Finished in second with a time of 10:35.85 in the 1000 free at St. Bonaventure (1/22/11) ... Career-best marks are a 1:56.45 in the 200 free, a 5:01.01 in the 500 free and a 17:18.64 in the 1650 free.

Swam for Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pa. for one year (2010) ... Also competed for the Nittany Lion Aquatic Club in State College, Pa. in 2011.

A 2010 graduate of Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pa. ... Earned All-American recognition with the Warriors in the 200 free relay (2008) ... Named to all-state team in the 500 free (2010) ... Made all-conference first team in the Pioneer Athletic Conference (2010) ... Had a personal-best time of 5:07.36 in the 500 free ... Best mark in the 200 free was a 1:59.89 ... Also competed in cross country in 2008.

Born July 10, 1992 in Norristown, Pa. ... Parents are James and Linnea Rodman ... Father ran cross country for West Virginia ... Has an older sister named Kristen and a younger sister named Alexandra ... Sister was a swimmer for Penn State ... Majoring in cognitive science at Marshall College ... Plans to go to medical school to become a surgeon upon graduating from UCSD ... Breaking five minutes in the 500 free was her most memorable swimming moment ... Beating USD at her home pool was her favorite UCSD moment ... Playing the piano, drawing and going to the beach are among her hobbies ... Cheers for the Philadelphia Phillies ... Nathan Adrian is her favorite athlete ... How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is her favorite movie ... Likes Drops of Jupiter by Train ... Loves strawberries ... Her father as well as her former teammate and friend Fran Crippen are among her greatest influences.

Position: Distance Freestyle
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Lansdale, PA
High School: Methacton HS
Other College: Penn State
College: Marshall
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: 1 Letter
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