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Kristen Erickson

Player Profile
Hometown:
Princeton, Mass.

High School:
ACS Cobham Internationl School

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/09/1994

Experience:
So./So.

On Erickson: Made immediate contributions to the team in the throws as a freshman last season ... Capable of being a consistent contributor during meets and has the potential to be a BIG EAST scorer both indoors and outdoors ... Top events last season were the weight throw indoors and the shot put outdoors.

2014 Outdoor: Recorded a personal best throw of 11.72 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and registered a seventh place finish in the event ... Came in sixth in the shot put at the season-opening Philadelphia College Classic (11.28m) ... Also finished eighth at the Delaware Open (11.00m) and was 16th at the Colonial Relays (10.66m) ... Made her debut in the hammer at the Danny Curran Invitational and placed seventh with a distance of 34.27 meters ... Came in fifth in the shot put (11.14m) and 13th in the hammer (31.56m) at the Delaware Classic.

2014 Indoor: Competed four times in the shot put and once in the weight throw ... Placed 12th in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships with a mark of 10.54 meters ... Her best distance of the season was 11.21 meters at the Tiger Open, which was good for an eighth place finish ... Came in fifth at the Rutgers Invite with a mark of 11.20 meters and was also fifth at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational with a distance of 10.87 meters ... Finished eighth in the weight throw with a mark of 10.82 meters at the Rutgers Invite.

ACS Cobham International School: Two-time recipient of the Coaches' Award ... Named to the Headmasters List and Honor Roll academically.

Personal: Born 9/9/94 ... Younger of two daughters of Susan and Clayton Erickson ... Has an older sister, Sarah (22) ... Has yet to declare a major.

PERSONAL BESTS

Discus               25.69 Meters                 High School
Weight Throw         10.82 Meters                 2014 Rutgers Invite
Shot Put             11.72 Meters                 2014 BIG EAST Championships
Hammer               34.27 Meters                 2014 Danny Curran Invitational

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                        2013-14

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

Shot Put             7th                          2014 Outdoor
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