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Erin Sparks
Erin Sparks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Height:
5-6

Event:
Breaststroke

Experience:
3L



Alabama Highlights:

2007 - JUNIOR

  • Finaled in the 200 IM at the SEC Championships, taking seventh with a career best 2:01.88 which ranks fourth all-time for the Tide
  • Also finaled in the 200 breaststroke, taking eighth with a career best 2:18.53
  • Scored in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships, taking ninth
  • Ranks fourth all-time for the Tide in the 100 breaststroke after posting a 1:02.67 at the JEM Invitational and ranks eighth all-time in the 400 IM after posting a 4:24.32 against Auburn
  • Won three events against LSU, touching first in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes and the 200 IM
  • Academic All-SEC

2006 - SOPHOMORE

  • Scored in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes at the SEC Championships, taking 11th and 15th respectively
  • Swam a career best 2:18.56 in the 200 breaststroke 1:03.73 in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships
  • Swam on four relays at the SEC Championships
  • Time in the 100 breaststroke ranks her ninth all-time for the Tide while her 2:02.91 in the 200 IM ranks her sixth all-time
  • Posted the Tide's top time in the 50 freestyle, 100 and 200 breaststrokes and the 200 IM
  • Academic All-SEC

2005 - FRESHMAN

  • Scored in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes at the SEC Championships, taking 13th place in both
  • Earned Dean's List honors for the Fall semester
  • Academic All-SEC

Prep Highlights:

  • Swam for Tom Burchill at Carmel High School and at Carmel Swim Club
  • 2003 and 2004 Indiana State 100 Breaststroke Champion
  • 2004 Indiana State 200 IM Champion
  • 2004 IHSAA Mental Attitude Award winner
  • 2001, `02, `03, `04 All-State
  • Voted Indiana Swimming Senior Top Performer for the short courses seasons in 2001-02 and 2002-03
  • Indiana Top Ten for short course and long course seasons from 1999-2004

Personal Information:

  • Full Name: Erin Dee Sparks
  • Daughter of Eric and Valerie Sparks
  • Sister, Megan, brother, Austin
  • Fashion Retail major
  • Born July 10, 1986

Top Times:

  • 100 breaststroke 1:02.76
  • 200 breaststoke 2:18.53
  • 200 IM 2:01.88
  • 400 IM 4:23.23
     
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