ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Eric Whisenant
Eric Whisenant
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Jackson, Tenn.
High School: University School of Jackson
Position: Backstroke/Freestyle

Freshman 2017-18
Posted two B-cut times at the Ivy League Championship Meet, finishing first in the B-final of the 100 backstroke (47.76) and second in the B-final of the 200 backstroke (1:46.29) ... Placed eighth in the 200 butterfly at the Ivy League Championship (1:50.27) ... Finished third in the 200 butterfly at HYP (1:46.25) and fourth in the 200 backstroke (1:45.83) ... Posted a third place finish in the 200 butterfly (1:52.53) against Arizona State ... Finished third in the 200 backstroke (1:50.92) against Columbia ... Placed second in the 200 backstroke (1:51.07) and fourth in the 100 backstroke (50.81) against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Won the 100 backstroke against Bryant and Rider with a time of 49.80 ... Competed in eight events at the Texas Invitational. 

Before Harvard
Germantown Swim Club member from 2011-17 … Captain from 2014-17 … All-State in the 100 backstroke from 2015-17 … All-State in the 200 freestyle from 2015-17 … All-American in the 100 backstroke from 2016-17 … All-American in the 200 freestyle in 2017 … Two-time Tennessee state champion in the 100 backstroke in 2016 and 2017 … Finished seventh place in the 50 backstroke NCSA junior national championships … National Merit commended student in 2017 … Academic All-American from 2015-17 … National AP Scholar.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS