Erin Lilienthal
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Niantic, Conn.
High School: East Lyme
Major: Biochemistry

2016-17 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Competed in seven meets for the Sharks ... Made her collegiate debut with a fifth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke vs. Babson College on November 15 ... Swam in six different events ... Recorded a pair of top-five showings ... Finished fifth in the 50-yard freestyle vs. Plymouth State University on January 7.

High School/Personal: 
Four-year letterwinner in crew and swimming for East Lyme High School ... Helped the Vikings' Varsity Eight to a Second Place showing at the Connecticut Public Schools Rowing Association Championship as a junior ... Competed for ELHS at the New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Championship as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Four-year ECC All-Conference honoree for East Lyme High School swimming ... Placed Sixth for East Lyme swimming in the 200 individual medley at the Eastern Connecticut Conference Champoinship as a freshman ... Helped the Vikings capture the ECC Championship all four years she competed ... Named a Captain for the ELHS swim team as a senior ... Earned an English Academic Award and a French Academic Award following her sophomore year at East Lyme High and also received an Outstanding Academic Excellence Award from the President's Education Awards Program as a senior ... Born February 14, 1996 ... Majoring in Biochemistry at Simmons and would like to pursue a career in Research ... Daughter of Laurie Schaeffer and Ed Lilienthal ... Enjoys smiling, laughing, hedgehogs, science, Miley Cyrus and having fun.