Erin Kennedy
Erin Kennedy
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Simpsonville, S.C.

High School:
Mauldin HS

Height:
5-3

Event:
Backstroke

Experience:
3L

2008-09 (Junior): Recorded a career-best and ninth-best program time in the 50 freestyle (25.23)at the C-USA Championships on Feb. 25.

2007-08 (Sophomore): One of four Thundering Herd swimmers to earn All-Conference USA honors as a member of the 200-yard Medley Relay ... Finished 13th in the 200 backstroke at the C-USA Championships ... Also finished fourth-place at conference as a member of the 400-yard Medley Relay.

2006-07 (Freshman): Posted a time of 59.19 in the 100-yard backstoke to lead the team and reached the finals of the C-USA Championships....Clocked in at 2:07.43 in the 200-yard backstroke at the C-USA Championships, ranking her second on the school's all-time list in the event ... Led the squad in the 200-yard backstroke and ranked second on the team in the 50-yrad backstoke ... Finished third in the 100-yrad backstroke against Radford... Also recorded a top-five team team time of 2:00.22 in the 200-yard freestyle at the Miami Invitational.

High School: Was a four-time letterwinner for head coach Patricia Gettys at Mauldin High School...Was a top-eight state finalist in the 100-yard backstroke as a junior and a senior, earning All-State honors along the way...Was a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American as a sophomore and a junior...Was a YMCA National qualifier in three events - 100- and 200-yard backstroke and 200-yard freestyle...Was Mauldin High's MVP as a junior.

Personal: Full name is Erin Catherine Kennedy...Born March 3, 1988...Daughter of Thomas and Meghan Kennedy...Has two older brothers, Michael (22) and Matthew (21)...Was a member of National Honor Society, Beta Club, Fellowship of Chrisian Athletes and Quill & Scroll...Majoring in nursing.