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Courtney Eck
Courtney Eck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Chaska

Event:
Mid-Distance


2008-2009: Named Co-Captain for the 2008-09 season.

2007-2008: Led the team in the 400 IM during her junior season...eighth-place finisher in a season-best 4:43.26 in the 400 IM at the Horizon League Championships...top-15 finish in the 200 fly at the same meet...took fourth in the 200 fly (2:17.97) and fifth in the 200 free (2:03.02) at Cleveland State...placed second in the 200 IM against Valparaiso in 2:16.76....competed in the 200 fly (2:23.09) and the 200 IM at Green Bay, clocking a 2:20.85 effort, good for sixth place...took third in the 200 IM against Western Illinois...swam the 200 fly in a time of 2:22.81 and the 400 IM in 4:58.48 at the Miami Invite...placed fourth in the 200 IM at Saint Louis in 2:16.95...swam a team-leading 4:49.78 in the 400 IM against Butler, Milwaukee and North Dakota, placing fifth...also swam the 100 fly in 1:04.71 and the 100 back (1:06.24) at the same meet...took fifth place in the 400 IM (4:53.49) and knocked two seconds off her season-best 100 fly time (1:05.31) at Northwestern...finished fourth in the 200 IM (2:16.68) against Wright State...debuted in the 200 IM (2:21.15) and the 100 fly (1:07.52) at Eastern Illinois.

2006-2007: Led the team in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:16.00 at the conference championship, where she placed 12th ...also competed in the 400 IM, where she finished 7th in 4:42.46...opened the season with a third place showing in the 200 free with a time of 2:06.31...placed second in the 400 IM at Butler with a time of 4:54.00....led off the 200 free relay that eventually placed fourth against Cleveland State.

2005-2006: Team's leading finisher in the 400 IM with a time of 4:42.60 in the league finals to take seventh overall...led team in the 200 fly with a time of 2:15.95 in the conference finals...won the 500 free at UW-Milwaukee in 5:21.35 ...captured the 100 fly against Butler...turned in a victorious time of 5:19.36 in the 500 free against Valparaiso...posted a runner-up time of 2:00.51 in the 200 free against the Bulldogs...placed second in the 500 free (5:23.48) versus Eastern Illinois...took third in the 200 fly (2:15.04) against Wright State...swam a second-place 2:16.95 in the 200 fly and a third-place 5:20.02 in the 500 free against Saint Louis and Western Illinois...posted a 2:17.00 in the 200 fly against Cleveland State and Youngstown State.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner on the Chaska swimming team...guided Hawks to four state tournament appearances...two-time All-Lake Conference honoree...All-State selection...Academic All-American...team captain...earned High Point award, Most Dedicated award, Hardest Worker award and Leader of the Lane award...Presidential Freedom scholarship winner...swam for the Foxjets club in Eden Prairie, Minn....part of top 16 relay team...four-time state champion with the Foxjets...placed second in the 1000 free at the state finals...helped set club record in 800 free relay...born October 8, 1986...daughter of Jerry and Georgia Eck...majoring in nursing.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
200-yard butterfly 2:16.00 02-24-07
500-yard freestyle 5:18.65 01-20-06
400-yard IM 4:42.46 02-23-07
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