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Eddie Erazo[]

  • Swimmer at UC Irvine
  • in 2008 = 22 DOB: May 21, 1986
  • 5' 10" (177.8 cm)
  • Hometown = [[San Diego, Calif.
  • in 2008 resides in Newport Beach, Calif.
  • former resident of Long Beach, Calif.
  • Coach = Brian Pajer and Soliman Eid
  • Wikipedia:Eddie Erazo
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:[]

Won a silver medal in the 200m fly at the 2007 Pan American Games ... placed third in the 200m fly at 2007 Nationals

Pan Am Games[]

2007: Silver, 200m FL

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States Nationals[]

2007: 3rd, 200m FL; 6th, 100m FL ... 2006: 6, 200m FL

NCAA NCAA logo Championships[]

2007(Jr): 12, 200m FL/200m MR-R; 14, 400m MR-R; 15, 100m BK

NCAA NCAA logo Championships[]

2008 (Sr): 8th, 200y FL

2007 World Rankings:[]

66th, 100m fly; 18th, 200m fly

2006 World Rankings:[]

64th, 200m fly

2005 World Rankings:[]

114th, 200m fly


General Accolades: Named to the 2008 ESPN the Magazine District VIII All-Academic first team Collegiate: 2008 UCI Male Scholar Athlete of the Year ... four-time UCI Scholar-Athlete (200408) ... 11-time Big West Champion


High School: Mt. Carmel HS '04 College: California-Irvine '08 College Major: Psychology and Social Behavior

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams[]

Sport or Industrial/Organizational Psychologist

Family, Village, Community[]

Parents: Edward and Diana ... father is a FAA technical support specialist and mother is a FAA facility manager Sibling(s): Two younger sisters (Holly and Julie) Started Swimming: Age 10 ... "My parents noticed that I was 'chubby' and thought swimming would be a way to lose weight." Pet(s): One cat (Snoopers), who he's had since he was 12 ... "I first named him Snip but I felt bad after making him sterile." Hobbies Outside the Pool: Cars (Corvettes and Classics), playing video games Ultimate Way to Relax: Laying on the beach with a smoothie or being inside with hot tea while it's snowing outside Most Influential Person: Dad ... "He earned his education by serving the United States in the Marine Corps

Training Notes[]


Swims 15,000 yards per day, 4 hours a day, 6 days a week More: Almost quit swimming due to burnout, but a strong support group of friends and family got him through it Favorites: Music: R&B, pop, hip hop, old skool ... movie: Big Fish ... tv: The Office

International Medals[]

2007 Pan American Games 2007: Silver, 200m FL

Top Times[]

Event Best Year 100m FL 53.71 Jul 07 200m FL 1:57.07 Jul 07

2008 NCAA - 8 Final, 200y FL 2007 SCY NATS - 20 Final, 100y BK; 18 Final, 100y FL; 5 Final, 200y FL SUM NATS - 6 Final, 100m FL; 3 Final, 200m FL PAN AMS - 2 Final, 200m FL 2006 SUM NATS - 6 Final, 200m FL 2005 WC TRIALS - 9 Final, 200m FL 2003 SPG NATS - 13 Final, 200m FL 2002 SUM NATS - 14 Final, 200m FL SPG NATS - 19 Final, 200m FL