|High School:||Bozeman HS|
Earned second-team All-America honors in both the 5K Free (14:50.9, seventh) and the 15K Classic (54:33.2, sixth) at the NCAA Championships in her hometown of Bozeman, Mont. ... All-EISA Second Team ... finished in the top 10 of all but one of her 12 races during the season with two stops on the podium ... ranked sixth for NCAA qualifying out of the East ... among EISA skiers, ranked fourth in freestyle and eighth in classical ... twice finished third during carnival season, first at UNH in the 15K Free (41:40.9) and again at Vermont in the 10K Free (28:30.9).
Q and A with Erika
Combination of strong academics and a ski team of talented and hard-working athletes.
How long have you been skiing and what got you interested in skiing?
I started skiing in fifth grade. My parents signed me up when I moved to Bozeman, Mont., as a way to make some new friends.
Have you won any academic or skiing awards recently?
First Team All-East 2010, Second Team All-East 2009, Academic All-American 2009, 2nd Place Lake Placid Carnival 2010, 1st place Saint Michael's Carnival 2009
Tell me something interesting about you that might come as a surprise to your teammates.
If I wasn't a ski racer I would want to be a professional soccer player.
What are your future plans, if any?
Possibly medical school, ski racing, undecided
What extracurricular activities are you involved in on campus?
Thetford Mentors, Dodecapahonics a cappella group, Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE), member of KDE sorority, SEAD trips leader, DOC