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

2017-18 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team ... Chosen to the North England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association All-Academic Team ... Competed in 10 meets and seven different events during the season ... Competed in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship in the 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard individual medley and the 100 and 200-yard backstroke in early December ... Placed fourth in the 50-yard backstroke vs. Plymouth State University on January 6 ... Posted a personal-record time of 2:58.44 to place seventh in the 200-yard backstroke vs. Mount Holyoke College on February 3.

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 ... 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 Championship as a first year ... Helped the Vikings capture the ECC Championship all four years she competed ... Named a Captain for the ELHS swim team as a senior ... 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 ... Competed for the Nutmeg Club Swim Team from 2004-14 ... 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 with a minor in Physics and would like to pursue a career in Pharmaceuticals ... Daughter of Laurie Schaeffer and Ed Lilienthal ... Earned Dean's List honors at Simmons for Spring 2017 ... Member of the undergraduate research group, GurLee Lab at Simmons ... Enjoys smiling, laughing, hedgehogs, science, the beach, Miley Cyrus and having fun.