Jason Erichsen
Jason Erichsen
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Banks, Ore.
High School: Oregon Connections Academy
Major: Environmental Science

2017-18 Season: Swam the breaststroke as part of the winning 200-yard medley relay squad at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship in early December to earn a nod to the All-Conference team ... Named to the GNAC Academic All-Conference Team ... Chosen to the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association All-Academic Team ... Posted a second-place effort in the 200-yard breaststroke and third-place swims in the 200-yard IM and the 100-yard breaststroke in addition to an eighth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke at the GNAC Championship ... Excelled at the 200-yard distance, breaking school records in both the 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship in February with a time of 2:26.37 in the breaststroke to place second and a mark of 2:12.57 in the IM to take fourth place in addition to winning the consolation final to finish ninth overall in the 100-yard breaststroke ... Established personal-record times in 10 different events during the season, including a mark of 1:09.06 in the 100-yard breaststroke at the ECAC Championship and was named the GNAC Athlete of the Week twice ... Turned in 24 top-four finishes, including 16 first place efforts and scored the fourth-most points on the team with 219.

2016-17 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Competed in 10 meets for the Sharks and ranked 11th on the team with 128 points, including 12 top-three efforts ... Scored 15 points and placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke, second in the 200-yard individual medley and fourth in the 100-yard butterfly vs. Plymouth State University on January 7 ... Tied for 12th with 59 points at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship after finishing fourth in the 100-yard backstroke and 100 and 200-yard breaststroke and fifth in the 200-yard IM ... Turned in a personal-best time of 34.39 to win the 50-yard breaststroke and also finished second with a career-fastest time of 5:49.71 in the 500-yard freestyle vs. Saint Joseph's College (Maine) and Western New England University on January 21 ... Registered personal-best times in the 200-yard IM (2:23.08) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:13.30) to place 13th and 14th, respectively in addition to a 15-place showing in the 200-yard breaststroke on February 16 at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship at the University of Rhode Island.

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 Forest Grove Swim Club for 12 years ... Earned a Most Improved Swimmer Award in 2007 from FGSC ... Named a team Captain as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Member of National Honor Society ... Received the President's Award for Educational Excellence ... Member of the National Junior Honor Society and earned a spot on the President's List ... Born November 20, 1996 ... Majoring in Environmental Science with a minor in Sustainability and Biostats at Simmons and would like to pursue a career with the National Parks Service ... Son of Russell Smith and Susanne Erichsen-Smith ... Enjoys archery, drawing, reading, foreign language, architecture and playing the guitar.