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     Eric Holton
    Eric Holton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Freeport, IL

    High School:
    Freeport

    Position:
    Free/IM


    1998-99: Finished 13th at MCC Championships in the 500 freestyle event with a career-best time of 4:50.40?recorded a second-place finish in the 1000-yard free at Cleveland State, finishing in a time of 10:14.89?placed eight in the 400 IM at the Windy City Invitational?placed 15th at the University of Minnesota Sun Country Invitational in the 500 free in a time of 5:03.13.

    1997-98: Captured two top-10 finishes at the MCC Championships, finishing eight in the 400 IM (4:19.99) and ninth in the 1650 free (16:37.36)?placed third in the 500 free at Southern Illinois University (5:07.02)?also took seventh in the 200 IM (2:09.14) at the meet?grabbed third place twice in the 1000 free versus Wisconsin-Green Bay (10:21.66) and Wisconsin-Milwaukee (10:14.89).

    Prep & Personal: Four-year letterwinner as a member of the swim team at Freeport High School?helped take his high school squad to a ninth-place finish at the state championships?earned all-conference recognition?a National Honor Society member?son of Warren and Judy Holton?majoring in Exercise Physiology.

    Holton's Career Best Times:
    200 Breast - 2:19.79
    500 Free - 4:50.40
    1000 Free - 10:00.59
    1650 Free - 16:37.36
    200 IM - 2:03.26
    400 IM - 4:12.83