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Erika McGovern
Erika McGovern

Erika McGovern

Breaststroke | 5-5 | Senior | Tulsa, Okla.

Junior(2014-15):

Ended her junior campaign with season best times at the Virginia Tech Invite in the 100 breast (1:06.51), 200 breast (2:23.23), 100 fly (59.53) and 200 IM (2:14.68)… Her 100 fly time of 59.54 at the Virginia Tech Invite was a new career-best time… Placed eighth in the ‘A’ final of the 200 breaststroke at the Va. Tech Invite… Touched the wall sixth in the ‘A’ final of the 100 breaststroke… Advanced to the ‘C’ final of the Georgia Tech Invite in the 200 breaststroke.

Sophomore (2013-14)

Contributed to the team as a breaststroke specialist in the 100 and 200 events… Swam a personal best time of 2:19.86 in the 200 breaststroke at the Mizzou Invitational… Clocked in her best 100 breaststroke time of 1:04.41 at the Mizzou Invitational.

Freshman (2012-130)

Spent her first season with the Razorbacks as a breaststroke specialist… Competed primarily in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke events… Recorded four season-best times with a 25.76 in the 50 freestyle, a 1:07.81 in the 100 breaststroke, a 2:26.49 in the 200 breaststroke and a 2:14.27 in the 200 individual medley at the Houston Cougar Invitational.

High School/Club

Was a three-time state champion in the 100 breaststroke and four-time letterwinner at Union High School… Broke high school records in the 100 breaststroke, 50 freestyle and 200 individual medley along with the records in each relay… Received the US Army National Scholar/Athlete Award. She was the salutatorian at Union High School.

Personal

Was born on May 14, 1994, to AJ and Marianne McGovern in Tulsa, Okla… Has one sister, Ella… Is majoring in chemical engineering.

2015-16 Season Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
50 Free24.93Houston/Vanderbilt/Clemson1/22/16
100 Freex54.76Illinois1/30/16
100 Breast1:04.93Illinois1/30/16
200 Breast2:21.87Georgia Tech Fall Invitational11/19/15
100 Flyx58.68Illinois1/30/16
200 IM2:11.70Georgia Tech Fall Invitational11/19/15

Lifetime Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
50 Free24.93Houston/Vanderbilt/Clemson1/22/16
100 Freex54.76Illinois1/30/16
100 Breast1:04.41Mizzou Invitational11/21/13
200 Breast2:19.86Mizzou Invitational11/21/13
100 Flyx58.68Illinois1/30/16
200 IM2:10.29Mizzou Invitational11/21/13