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Erica Belcher
Erica Belcher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reading, Mass.

High School:
Reading Memorial

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Major:
Psychology

Pre-College:
Was an 11-time Massachusetts state champion (4x 100 back, 3x 200 IM, 2x 400 FR, 100 free, 200 MR) ... Named an All-American in 2010 in the 200 IM and 100 back ... Holds Massachusetts state record in 200 IM and 100 back ... Qualified for nationals in 100/200 back and 200 IM ... Qualified for Junior Nationals in 200 IM and 200 back ... Two-time Boston Globe Swimmer of the Year ... Four-time Boston Globe/Boston Herald All-Scholastic Team ... Four time Middlesex League MVP and team MVP ... Four-time Reading Chronicle Swimmer of the Year ... Lists her favorite swimming memory as being the captain of her Reading Memorial High School team that won its first state championship in 2010.

Personal:
Parents are Charlene and Frank Belcher ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Drew ... Comes from an athletic family; her grandfather, Charles Vento, played football at Rhode Island ... uncle David Vento ran track at Boston College ... uncle Jack Belcher played football at Boston College ... plans to major in psychology ... Chose Auburn because of the beautiful campus, incredible team atmosphere and feeling of togetherness and family.