Jason Erichsen
Jason Erichsen
Height: 5-8
Year: First Year
Hometown: Banks, Ore.
High School: Oregon Connections Academy
Major: Biology

2015-16 Season: Made collegiate debut on October 24 vs. Westfield State University in the 200-yard medley relay ... Competed in nine different events during the season ... Scored 119 points to rank 12th on the team and fifth among Simmons rookies ... Turned in 21 top-five finishes, including a pair of first-place efforts ... Placed in four events and scored 51 points at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship on December 5-6, including a third-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley with a personal-best time of 2:25.74, a fourth-place showing in the 200-yard breaststroke and a fifth-place outing in the 100-yard breaststroke ... Excelled in breaststroke events, taking home seven top-three finishes, including wins in the 100-yard breaststroke at Western New England University on January 23 and vs. Elms College and Gordon College on October 31 ... Recorded personal-best times in the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championships on February 12-14 with marks of 1:15.36 and 2:41.50, respectively and finished the meet with 31 points.

High School/Personal: Graduated from Oregon Connections Academy ... Swam on the club circuit for 11 years ... Earned a Most Improved Swimmer Award in 2007 ... Received the President's Education Award ... Member of the National Junior Honor Society ... Born November 20, 1996 ... Majoring in Biology at Simmons ... Son of Russell Smith and Susanne Erichsen-Smith.