Erika Deardorf
Erika  Deardorf

The Woodlands, Texas

High School:
The Woodlands






Torres leads VU on day three

Lauren Torres broke two school records on the day


VU downs two school records

Vanderbilt competed in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay


Vandy heads to SEC Championships

Vanderbilt finished 10th last year in Knoxville


Dores swim past UALR in home finale

Vandy has won three of its last four meets


VU hosts UALR in season finale

Vanderbilt has won two of its last three meets


Erika Deardorf Interview - UALR

Feb. 2, 2013

• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012-13 (Senior): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Recorded team-best times in the 500, 1000 and 1650 free, along with the 400 IM ... Set a school record as a member of the 800 free relay at the SEC Championships ... Finished with a time of 4:28.66 in the 400 IM at SEC's ... Picked up her first win of the season in the 1000-yard freestyle on Senior Day against Evansville ... Placed second in the 500 free (4:59.54) and third in the 1650 free (17:09.10) at the WKU Hilltopper Invitational.

2011-12 (Junior): Recorded the team's fastest time of the season in the 400 IM, 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyle... Posted the team's top times in the 400 IM, 500 freestyle and 1650 free at the SEC Championships... Won the 500 yard freestyle versus Marshall on Senior Day... Posted a time of 10:25.42 in the 1000 yard freestyle to also finish first versus Marshall... Member of the 800 yard freestyle relay that came in second at the WKU Invite...Won the 1000 yard freestyle versus Tulane with a time of 10:26.14... Also came in second in the 400 yard IM versus Tulane.

2010-11 (Sophomore):Enters junior year holding school record in 1000 free and 1650 free...Recorded the team's season-best times in three events at the SEC Championships...Posted mark of 5:00.08 in the 500 free, 10:03.68 in the 1000 free and 4:30.13 in the 400 IM at the league championships in Gainesville...Swam in both the 200 and 400 freestyle relays during the season...On the VU relay squad that posted a time of 7:37.13 in the 800 freestyle relay at the SEC Championships...Helped 800 freestyle relay team to first place finish at Western Kentucky Invtational, while winning the 1650 freestyle in 17:16.86...Won the 1000 free (10:09.71) and 500 free (5:02.49) at Marshall...Won the 1650 freestyle against Tulane with a time of 17:11.71

2009-10 (Freshman):Set school record while earning a first-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:14.87) against West Virginia...set school record in the 1650-yard free (16:59.60) at the SEC Championships...first-place finish in 500-yard freestyle against Alabama and Centenary (5:12.30) and Marshal (5:05.62)...finished 29th at the SEC Championships in the 400-yard IM (4:39.01) at the SEC Championships...second-place finish in the 500-yard free (5:05.86) against Tulane...placed third in the 400-yard IM against Kentucky and Cincinnati with a time of 4:27.65.

High School/Club Swimming: Won state championships with The Woodlands in 2006 and 2009 ... A High School All-American from 2007-2009 ... Winner of High School All-American Academic Award ... Team captain of The Woodlands Club Swim Team ... coached by Scott MacFarland and Tim Bauer.

Personal: Erika Deardorf ... Born February 15, 1991 ... Daughter of Eric and Melynda Deardorf ... Has two brothers, Breton (19) and Carter (10) ... Majoring in Human and Organizational Development ... Favorites include Italian (Food), Jake Owen (Singer), The House of Daughters (Book), Brothers and Sisters and Greek (TV Shows) and Auburn, Indiana (City) ... Chose Vanderbilt because she loves Nashville, the campus and the swim program ... Wants to pursue a career in a health-related field.

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