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Erin Cunningham
Erin Cunningham

Hometown:
Buffalo Grove, Ill.

High School:
Adlai Stevenson

Height:
5-8

Event:
Back/Breast/IM

Birthdate:
11/04/1990

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Lake Forest Swim Club


08/15/2012

Guarriello Steps Down As Head Of Swimming & Diving Program

T.J. Natal named interim head coach for 2012-13 season after serving as an assistant the last two years

08/01/2012

Swimming & Diving Receives CSCAA Scholar All-American Status

Green Wave claim academic honor for spring semester after posting a cumulative 3.520 GPA

05/30/2012

Swimming & Diving Adds 9 Newcomers For 2012-13 Season

Green Wave signing class marks the first time the program will field a four-year team since 1990

03/28/2012

160 Student-Athletes Recognized for Their Work in the Classroom

Over 30 Student-Athletes Volunteered from Boston College and Tulane

02/18/2012

Swimming & Diving Finishes 6th At C-USA Championship

Six Green Wave individuals post personal-best times as team posts 195.5 points for the meet

TOP TIMES
100 back: 1:00.70 at UNO (10/15/10)
200 back: 2:03.51 at C-USA Championship (2/26/11)
100 breast: 1:07.13 at Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (11/19/10)
200 breast: 2:26.77 at North Texas (10/9/10)
100 fly: 57.84 at C-USA Championship (2/26/10)
200 fly: 2:05.95 at C-USA Championship (2/27/10)
100 IM: 1:02 at San Diego State (1/7/11)
200 IM: 2:06.43 at C-USA Championship (2/16/12)
400 IM: 4:26.75 at C-USA Championship (2/25/11)

Career Notes: Three-year letterwinner participated in 26 events during her career...at the conclusion of her time in the pool, ranked second in Tulane individual history in the 200 IM (2:06.43 on Feb. 16, 2012), third in the 400 IM (4:26.75 on Feb. 25, 2011), fourth in the 200 back (2:03.51 on Feb. 26, 2011) and sixth in the 100 breast (1:07.13 on Nov. 19, 2010)...in the overall listing, finished third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and 10th in the 200 IM, third, fifth and ninth in the 400 IM, and fifth in the 200 back...in relay action, helped set a record in the 200 medley (1:43.15 on Feb. 23, 2011) while also sitting sixth in the event (1:46.55 on Feb. 24, 2010) while ranking second (3:48.92 on Feb. 24, 2011), third (3:50.62 on Nov. 18, 2010) and fifth (3:52.66 on Feb. 25, 2010) in the 400 medley relay.

2011-12: Swam in six meets as a junior...posted top times of 1:02.68 in the 100 back at San Diego State (Jan. 10), 1:08.02 in the 100 breast during the preliminaries of the UH Cougar Classic (Nov. 18), 2:06.30 in the 200 back during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Feb. 18), 2:06.43 in the 200 IM at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 16), 2:31.43 in the 200 breast at Alabama (Oct. 29) and 4:31.92 in the 400 IM during the C-USA Championship preliminaries (Feb. 17)...top individual finish was a second-place showing in the 200 IM at LSU...also swam for various relay teams, helping the 200 medley unit finish third vs Vanderbilt...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2010-11: Participated in all 10 events as a sophomore...posted top times of 1:00.70 in the 100 back at UNO (Oct. 15), 2:03.51 in the 20 0back at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 26), 1:07.13 in the 100 breast at the Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (Nov. 19), 2:28.50 in the 200 breast at North Texas (Oct. 9), 1:02.14 in the 100 IM at San Diego State (Jan. 7), 2:06.51 in the 200 IM at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 24) and 4:26.75 in the 400 IM at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 25)...posted eight top eight individual finishes: winning the 10 breast vs Florida International, the 200 breast at North Texas and vs FIU, the 100 IM at San Diego State and the 200 IM at UNO; finishing second in the 200 back vs LSU; and posting a third-place showing in the 400 IM vs LSU...also helped the relay teams post six top three finishes: winning the 200 medley vs Florida International and at UNO; finishing second in the 800 free at San Diego State and in the 400 medley at Vanderbilt; and posting third-place showings in the 400 free vs FIU and in the 200 medley at SDSU...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2009-10: Swan in all 10 meets as a true freshman...posted top times of 2:08.71 in the 200 back and 1:08.44 in the 100 breast at LSU (Oct. 3), 2:26.77 in the 20 breast at San Diego State (Jan. 7), 2:07.87 in the 200 IM at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 25) and 4:33.96 in the 400 IM at the Cougar Classic Fall Invitational (Nov. 21)...tallied 11 top three individual finishes: winning the 400 IM vs Vanderbilt; finishing second in the 200 back at LSU, in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM at North Texas and in the 200 breast at Vanderbilt; and posting third-place showings in the 100 breast vs LSU, Vanderbilt and UNO, in the 200 IM at LSU and in the 400 IM vs UNO...also helped relay teams post four top three finishes: winning the 200 medley at Vanderbilt and 400 medley at LSU; finishing second in the 400 medley at North Texas; and coming in third in the 400 medley at UNO...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Stevenson High for coach Karl Milkereit...helped lead the Patriots to an undefeated record in dual meets during her prep career and to a third-place finish in the state championship as a junior...was a state qualifier in the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 200 IM and 100 back as a senior, 200 IM, 100 back and 200 medley relay as a junior, 100 back and 200 medley relay as a sophomore, and 200 medley relay as a freshman...voted team captain as a senior...posted top times of 58.32 in the 10 0back at the 2008 IHSA Girls State Championship and 2:05.79 in the 2009 IHSA meet...also lettered four years in track and field where she ran the 800 meters and threw discuss...away from the pool, was an AP Scholar, NCS Scholar Athlete and Illinois Athletic Scholar and was a four-year member of the Gold Honor Roll...received the Tulane Founder's Scholarship.

Club: Swam eight years for Patriot Aquatics and coach Karl Milkereit...claimed All-American honors in the 200 medley relay from 2005-07 and the 200 IM in 2008...was a USA National Qualifier in the 200 IM...posted top times of 2:05.98 in the 200 back, 1:06.85 in the 100 breast and 2:25.52 in the 200 breast.

Personal: Born Erin Elisabeth Cunningham on Nov. 4, 1990 in Arlington Heights, Ill...daughter of Jim and Barbara Cunningham...has one sister, Emily...completed her degree in geology in May 2013.