Tony Eriksson
Tony  Eriksson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jarvenpaa, Finland

High School:
Makelanrinteen Lukio

Height:
6-1

Event:
Fly/Free

Major:
Exercise Science


10/06/2017

OAKLAND PLACES THIRD AT DENNIS STARK RELAYS

The Golden Grizzlies will host their annual Black vs. Gold Intrasquad meet Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m.

06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

02/22/2017

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES TAKE THREE TITLES TO OPEN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The women's 200-yard medley relay broke the school record

01/27/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 FALL HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the seventh consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 147 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

01/21/2017

OAKLAND DROPS DUAL MEET WITH MICHIGAN STATE ON SENIOR DAY

Patricia Aschan won three individual events, Paul Huch won the 100-yard freestyle and backstroke

10/29/2016

Oakland vs. Wayne State

Oakland vs. Wayne State 10-29-16


2016-17:
▪ Member of the champion 200 medley relay (1:26.47) and 800 free (6:32.30) relay at Horizon League Championships
Placed fifth in the 100 butterfly (49.38), seventh in the 50 free (20.75) and eighth in the 100 free (45.53) at Horizon League Championships
Recorded a career best time in the 100 free at the league championships
Registered top-five team times in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 breast, 100 fly and 200 fly

2015-16:
▪ Member of the champion 200 freestyle relay (1:19.28)  that set a league and pool record at the Horizon League Championships
▪ Placed fourth in the 50 freestyle (20.49) and 100 butterfly (48.36) while also finishing fifth in the 200 butterfly (1:50.00) at the Horizon League Championships
▪ Swam the second fastest 100 and 200 butterfly on the team
▪ Clocked the fourth fastest time on the team in the 50 freestyle

Academic Acheivements:
Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

High School:

▪ Completed his career owning 31 Finnish national age group medals including five from adult nationals in the 200 free and 200 butterfly.
▪ Four-time SCM and LCM national age group (15-16) record holder in the 100 free and 100 butterfly.
▪ Placed second in the B-final of the 50 free at the Youth Olympic Festivals in 2011.
▪ Member of the Finnish National Team.

Personal:
Full Name: Tony Henrik Eriksson
Birthdate: February 5, 1995
Parents: Kirsi Tolmunen and Anders Eriksson
Siblings: Max

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Other Finnish swimmers on the team
2. Excellent facilities
3. Great academics

Eriksson Personal Bests
Event 2016-17 Top Time Career Top Time
50 Free 20.57
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
20.49
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
100 Free 44.53*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
44.53*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
* 100 free time is 8th in Oakland history

200
Free

1:41.03
Eastern Michigan
11/12/16
1:41.03
Eastern Michigan
11/12/16

100 Breast

57.09
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
57.09
Zippy Invite
12/2/16

100
Fly

49.13
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
48.36*
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
* 100 Fly time is 8th in Oakland history

200
Fly

1:55.80
Black & Gold Intrasquad
9/23/16
1:50.00*
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
* 200 Fly time is 9th in Oakland history

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