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Meissner’s Top Times

MEISSNER Senior Back/IM 6-0 Ashburnham, Mass. Gardner HS All-American Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll Two-time CSCAA Academic All-American 2010-11 Team Captain Junior Season (2009-10) Competed in three events at the 2010 USA Swimming National Championships … Finished 38th in the 200m back (2:17.88) and 45th in the 100 back (1:04.29) … Also participated in the 100m fly and finished in a time of 1:04.29 … Scored points in two events for Auburn at the 2010 SEC Championships … Finished 11th in the 200 back in 1:57.95 and took 15th in the 100 back in 55.46 … Also competed in the 100 fly and finished 17th in 54.73 … Picked up two NCAA “B” qualifying times at the Bulldog Last Chance meet … Her time of 1:56.36 in the 200 back at the meet was a team-best … Swam a 54.85 in the 100 back at the Bulldog Last Chance … That time was secondfastest on the team … Had a trio of second-place finishes in the 200 back during the dual season. Sophomore Season (2008-09) Competed at the 2009 USA Swimming National Championships in the 100m back, 200m back and 200m IM … Reached the semifinals of the 200m back and went on to finish ninth in 2:12.58 … Finished 38th in the 100m back (1:03.85) and 52nd in the 200m IM (2:19.99) … At the 2009 NCAA Championships, she competed in the 100 back, 200 back and 200 IM … Swam to an 18th-place finish in the 200 back in 1:54.59 … Took 36th overall in the 100 back in a personal-best time of 53.77 that ranks 10th all time at Auburn … Finished in 45th place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:00.47 … At the SEC Championships, she swam to a fifth-place finish in the 200 back in a time of 1:54.08 … That time ranks sixth all time at Auburn … Qualified for the consolation final in the 100 back and finished 14th in 54.24 … Also competed in the 200 IM, finishing 19th in 2:01.74.

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Short-Course Yards 100 back...........................................53.77 200 back.......................................1:54.08 100 fly ...............................................54.73 200 fly ...........................................2:00.50 200 IM ...........................................2:00.47 400 IM ...........................................4:15.58

Long-Course Meters 100 back.......................................1:02.31 200 back.......................................2:12.38 100 fly ...........................................1:04.29 200 fly ...........................................2:23.81 200 IM ...........................................2:18.28 400 IM ...........................................4:52.32

Freshman Season (2007-08) Competed at the 2008 United States Olympic Trials in the 100m back, 200m back, 200m IM and 400m IM … Qualified for the semifinals of the 200m back, finishing in 10th place with a time of 2:12.94 … Also placed 15th in the 100m back (1:02.58) and 36th in the 400m IM (4:52.32) … Earned All-America honors at the 2008 NCAA Championships with an eighth-place finish in the 200 back in a time of 1:55.92 … Placed 48th in the 100 fly (54.85) and 26th in the 100 back (54.81) … Qualified for the championship final of the 200 back at the 2008 SEC Championships and finished sixth in a time of 1:56.07 … Reached the consolation finals of the 400 IM (4:15.58) and 200 fly (2:02.57) where she placed 10th and 13th, respectively. High School Attended Gardner High School and swam on the Greenwood Memorial Swim Club team … Was a six-time individual state champion in the 100 back, 100 fly and 200 IM … Part of a team that had won 14-straight state championships at the time … A 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier after being a Trials finalist in 2004 … A 2004 U.S. Open Champion in the 200 back … Member of the U.S. National Junior Team from 2004-05. Personal Full name is Erica Leigh Meissner … Majoring in anthropology … Daughter of Rosemarie and Walt Meissner … Has one sister, Rebecca … Sister was a member of the two-time national championship crew team at Cal-Berkeley.

2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide  

2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide

2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide  

2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide

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