Ithaca Invitational 2017: placed third in the 200 breast with a time of 2:24.38.
Prior to Geneseo: Swam for the Cinton Cudas under coach Andre Paradis
Personal: Erik Keith Buckingham was born in Utica, N.Y. and raised in Oriskany, N.Y. ... Does not currently have a major ... Has an older sister, Kelsey ... ... Swam with current teammate Matt Farago in high school ... Lists making Speedo Short Course Sectionals in the 100 breast as his favorite athletic related moment ... Best advice he ever received was from coach Andre, "Respect the Process" because you can not achieve something great unless you work hard and remain diligent ... Started competing in swimmming becasue he enjoyed swim lessons ath the local pool club ... National Football Foundation Outstanding Scholar Athlete ... National Football Foundation Second-Team Defensive End ... Lists the Golden State Warriors as his favorite sports team and Usain Bolt as his favorite professional athlete ...Enjoys playing pick up sports like football, basketball and baseball.
2016-17 Top Marks
|50 Freestyle SCY||23.53||6th Annual Ithaca College Bomb||12/2/2016|
|100 Freestyle SCY||53.10||Rochester vs Geneseo||1/20/2017|
|200 Freestyle SCY||2:01.53||Oswego-Geneseo||1/21/2017|
|100 Backstroke SCY||1:01.44||Fredonia @ Geneseo||11/5/2016|
|100 Breaststroke SCY||1:05.15||Ithaca Invite||2/11/2017|
|200 Breaststroke SCY||2:24.38||Ithaca Invite||2/11/2017|
|100 Butterfly SCY||58.44||6th Annual Ithaca College Bomb||12/3/2016|