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Anna Rae Gwarjanski
Anna Rae Gwarjanski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Payne, Ala.

High School:
Baylor School

Height:
5-9

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle/IM

Experience:
3L



04/11/2014

Swimming and Diving Recognizes Outstanding 2013-14 Season with Year-End Banquet

In his second year at the helm at Alabama, head coach Dennis Pursley continued his turnaround of the program as the Tide had both an SEC Champion and NCAA Champion for the first time since 2007

01/24/2014

Swimming and Diving hosts Emory in Final Home Meet of the Season

It will be Senior Day in the Alabama Aquatic Center as well as the Tide's annual Power of Pink meet

07/22/2013

Swimming and Diving Earns CSCAA NCAA Division I Scholar All-America Honors

Women's team earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Team honors while 13 swimmers and divers earn Honorable Mention Scholar All-America accolades

02/19/2013

Swimming and Diving Breaks Record on Day One of the SEC Championships

Freshman Emma Saunders, who joined the Tide in January for the spring semester, shattered the school 200 freestyle record while leading off the 800 freestyle relay

09/26/2012

New Look Swimming and Diving Teams Ready for Action

Alabama's new look starts at the top, with first-year head coach Dennis Pursley and extends through a staff that includes five new assistant coaches to go with two returners from a year ago

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Senior:
Voted captain of the 2014 women's team.

2013 - Junior:
Competed in the 100 and 200 freestyles and the 200 IM at the SEC Championships ... posted a career-best time of 2:02.68 in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... carries a 3.54 GPA for her career ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American.

2012 - Sophomore:
Swam the 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 IM at the SEC Championships ... led off the Tide's 800 freestyle relay at the SEC Championships with a career-best 1:48.66, which ranks fourth all-time at Alabama ... earned the Tide's Debra Hobart Perseverance, Determination and Spirit award for the second year in a row ... CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... named to the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the spring semester.

2011 - Freshman:
Competed in the 100 and 200 butterfly and 200 IM at the SEC Championships ... posted career-best times in the 100 freestyle, 100 and 200 butterfly and 200 IM at the SEC Championships, touching at 50.75, 55.24, 2:03.45 and 2:01.50 respectively ... shaved nearly four seconds off her previous best in the 200 IM, which ranks her sixth all time at Alabama ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America honors ... earned the Crimson Tide's Debra Hobart Perseverance, Determination and Spirit award ... named to the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the spring semester.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Dan Flack at Baylor School and for Dan Flack, Tom Smith and Laura Pitman on the Baylor Swim Club ... led the Baylor School to the 2009 Public and Independent High School National Championship ... National Public and Independent High School record setter as part of the 200 medley relay in 2009 ... national champion as part of the 200 medley relay in 2009 ... state champion as part of the 400 freestyle and 200 medley relays in 2009 and 2010 ... took third in the 100 freestyle and fourth in the 100 butterfly at the 2010 Eastern Interscholastic Swimming Championship ... finished third in the 100 butterfly and the 100 freestyle at the 2009 Eastern Interscholastic Swimming Championship ... team captain 2009-2010 ... member of the National Honor Society ... Business Club Secretary ... member of the Round Table, French Club and Red Circle ... served as a writing and peer tutor ... dorm prefect.

Personal Information:
Full name: Anna Rae Gwarjanski ... daughter of Kelly and David Gwarjanski ... sisters, Abigail and Ashleigh ... journalism major ... born July 15, 1992.

Top Times:
100 butterfly 55.24
100 freestyle 50.75
200 freestyle 1:48.66
200 backstroke 2:02.68
200 IM 2:01.50