2005-06 Team Co-Captain
CSCAA Academic All-American
SEC Academic Honor Roll
2003 World University Games Bronze Medalist (200m Back)
Senior Season (2005-06)
Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned All-America honors in the 200 back at the NCAA Championships (1:57.35 in the finals) ... Swam in the championship final of the 200 back at SEC's and posted a fifth place finish (1:58.16) ... Swam in the B final at SEC's in the 100 back and ended up ninth (56.04).
Junior Season (2004-05)
Tied for first in the B final at senior nationals in the 200m back (2:15.69) ... Swam on the 4x200 free team at senior nationals ... Named to the CSCAA Academic All-American team ... Finished 11th in the 200 back final at the NCAA Championship to earn honorable mention All-American honors in a new personal best time of 1:56.48 ... Came in fifth at SECs in the 200 back with a time 1:56.09 ... Finalist at SECs in the 100 back (55.37) and in the 200 free (1:48.72) ... Clocked a PR in the 200 free prelim. of 1:47.82.
Sophomore Season (2003-04)
Ranked 24th in the SCM World Rankings in the 200 back (2:09.24) ... Finalist in the 200 back at the 2004 USA Olympic Team Trials, placing sixth (2:14.90) ... Also was a semi-finalist in the 100 back, finishing 13th (1:03.70) ... Earned two All-American honors at NCAAs in 100 and 200 back's ... Registered a 2:10.22 in the 200 back after posting a 2:09.24 in prelims ... Went 1:01.00 in the finals of the 100 back after a 1:00.19 in prelims ... Also qualified for NCAAs in the 200 IM, touching in a time of 2:15.76 at the meet ... Had her highest finish at SECs in the 200 back, placing fourth (1:55.70) ... Also finaled in the 100 back (54.71) ... Swam the 200 IM at SECs, clocking a 2:04.20 to be the first alternate for championship finals.
Freshman Season (2002-03)
Bronze medalist in the 200m backstroke (2:13.82 ) at the World University Games ... Was ranked 26th in the 200m back (2:13.82) in the world ... NCAA All-America honorable mention in the 200 back as she won the consolation finals in a time of 1:56.18 ... Also swam the 100 back (54.96) and the 200 free (1:49.30) at the NCAA Championships ... Was the fifth-place finisher in the 200 back (1:57.22) at the SEC Championships ... Also finaled in the 200 free (1:50.32) while clocking a 1:48.99 in the prelims ... Also placed eighth in the 100 back (55.61) with a prelims time of 54.97.
High School: Graduated from Canyon in 2002 ... Swam for Dr. Dave Salo and Irvine Novaquatics ... Held every Canyon High record with the exception of the 100 breast ... 1999 Junior National Champion in 200m free ... Placed third in the 200 back at the 2000 US Open ... 1997-2001 member of the Venezuelan National Team ... 2000 South American Champion in the 200m back in Argentina ... Two-time Scholastic All-American .
Personal: Full name is Erin Nicole Volcan ... Born Jan. 12, 1984 ... Daughter of Jorge and Shauna Volcan ... Has a sister, Lauren, who played water polo at UC Irvine, and a younger brother, Derek ... Father swam in college while mother played tennis ... Double majoring in finance and Spanish.
Career Best Times (SCY)
200 Free - 1:47.82
100 Back - 54.44
200 Back - 1:55.70
200 IM - 2:03.36