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Erika Staskevicius

Erika Staskevicius - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-5
Hometown Woodstock, Ga.
Last School Woodstock HS
Year Senior
Event Sprint Free
Erika Staskevicius - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

• 2014-15 Team Scholar Athlete Award
• 2012 Academic All-ACC Team
• 2012-13 ACC Academic Honor Roll

In Tech’s Record Books:
50 Free (6th), 23.50
100 Free (8th), 50.97
200 Free (8th), 1:50.08
200 Free Relay (2nd), 1:32.84
400 Free Relay (5th), 3:23.10
800 Free Relay (4th), 7:20.21
200 Medley Relay (3rd), 1:41.88

2014-15 (Junior):
Earned team’s Scholar Athlete Award … Ranked among Yellow Jackets’ fastest sprinters … Put down Tech’s second-best time of season in 50 free of 23.61 at ACC Championship … Placed 26th overall at Georgia Tech Invitational in 200 free, clocking in at season-best 1:53.39 … Swam to fourth-place finish in 100 free with season-best time of 52.57 versus Notre Dame, South Carolina … Contributed to three relays that posted season-best times, including 200 medley relay that recorded second-best time in school history … Anchored 200 medley relay at ACC Championship that was clocked in 1:41.88 — just three-tenths shy of school record … Swam third leg of 800 free relay at ACC Championship that posted fifth fastest time in school history of 7:22.94.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Remained among Yellow Jackets’ top sprinters for second straight season … Sophomore improved career-best times in each of 50 free, 100 free, 200 free — establishing all three times at ACC Championship … Was Tech’s top finisher at ACC Championship in 50 free (23.58; 36th place), 200 free (1:50.08; 25th), 100 free (50.97), scoring points for 23rd-place finish … Teamed with Carly Sweeney, Catherine Richards, Kate Brandus to finish 10th in 200 medley relay at ACC Championship in time of 1:42.14 … 400 free relay of Chiara Ruiu, Kate Clark, Hailey White finished ninth in time of 3:24.44 … Ended year as Tech’s fastest in 50 free, second-fastest in100, 200.

2012-13  (Freshman):
Named to Academic All-ACC Team … Was among Tech’s best sprint freestylers during rookie season on the Flats … Posted team’s second-best 100 free time in 2012-13 of 51.05 that came at ACC Championship, was good for 23rd-place finish … Was part of four relays that scored points at ACC Championship — 200 free relay (1:32.84, 8th place), 400 free relay (3:23.10, 8th), 800 free relay (7:20.21, 5th), 200 medley relay (1:42.08, 7th) … Each of relays established top-10 times in school history, including both 200 free, 200 medley that were second-fastest all-time at Tech … Was 10th in 50 free at Georgia Tech Invitational in 23.60, which was sixth-fastest time in school history … Took ninth in 200 free at GT Invitational in 1:50.76.

Before Tech: Swam four years for head coach JT Gillin at Woodstock High in Woodstock, Ga. … Was senior captain … Three-time All-County selection, four-time Georgia All-Star swimming honoree … Qualified for Spring Junior National meet … Was Southern Zone Eastern Sectional finalist.

Personal: Full name is Erika Lina Staskevicius … Born January 26, 1994 in Montreal, Quebec … Family moved to Georgia at 10 … Daughter of Linas, Asta Staskevicius … Is sister of Alina, Krista… Began swimming at age 9 … Majoring in chemical, biomolecular Engineering.

Staskevicius’s Career Top Times (through 11/4/15)
50 Free 23.50 2014 ACC Championship
100 Free 50.97 2014 ACC Championship
200 Free 1:50.08 2014 ACC Championship
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