Erika Wirth

Erika Wirth

Player Profile

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Eugene, OR

High School:
South Eugene HS

Last College:
Lane CC

Height:
5-7

Position:
Sprint Freestyle, Butterfly

Experience:
TR

OREGON STATE: Begins career at OSU during 2004-05 ... (2004) did not compete in compliance with NCAA transfer rules. LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Attended the school in Eugene, Ore. for 1 year ... did not swim ... 3.33 GPA. SOUTH EUGENE HIGH: Lettered 4 years for coach Dan Cole ... state champ in 50 free ... 3-time district champ in 50 free, 100 fly; including district record in 50 free as a senior ... also competed in crew, water polo ... 3.4 GPA. PERSONAL: Majoring in Human Services; thinking of a career as a rafting guide ... born in Eugene, Ore. ... parents are Daniel and Jo Ann Wirth; family includes brother Aaron (24) ... cousin Zachary Wirth played football for Cal Tech ... enjoys whitewater kayaking and rafting, skiing, playing guitar, backpacking, camping ... top athletic thrills were winning state title in 50 free, competing at U.S. Open ... favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong; favorite movie is Blue Crush; favorite TV show is anything on Outdoor Life Network; favorite actor is Brad Pitt; favorite book is First Desert Of The Tsang Po; favorite group is Dave Matthews Band; favorite vehicle is her VW Jetta; favorite food is bread; favorite restaurant is Bepe and Gionni's ... chose OSU for being close to home, its academics, coaching staff and swim team unity.

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