Anna Saum
Anna  Saum

Toledo, Ohio

High School:
Notre Dame Academy



Earned All-ACC Honors in 2002 in the 100-yard backstroke

As a Junior (2003-04): Qualified for the `B' finals in the 100 and 200 backstroke events at the ACC Championships ... Swam a season-best time of 57.13 in the preliminaries of the 100 back, finishing 12th in the finals ... Tallied a season-best time of 2:04.20 in the prelims of the 200 back ... Finished 15th place in the finals of the 200 back at the ACC meet ... Top 100 butterfly time came at the UGA Invitational (12/5) with a mark of 58.10 ... Swam a season-best time of 2:09.46 in the 400 IM at the UGA Invite ... Led off the 200 medley relay team that broke the school record (1:44.95) at the ACC meet ... Finished the season with the second fastest times in the 100 and 200 backstroke events ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

As a Sophomore (2002-03): Finished seventh in the 100 back at the ACC Championships (56.85) ... Swam a personal-best time of 2:01.22 in the 200 back to place ninth at the ACC meet ... Earned a 15th-place finish in the 100 butterfly (57.79) at the conference championship ... Had a NCAA `B' qualifying mark in the 100 back in the prelims of the ACC meet (56.19) ... Led off the 200 and 400 medley relay teams for the Jackets and helped Tech set a school record in the 400 medley (3:49.55) at the conference meet ... Competed in the 100-meter and 200-meter back events at the U.S. Nationals ... Dean's List for fall semester.

As a Freshman (2001-02): Tech's first All-ACC performer in women's swimming ... Earned this honor with a third-place finish in the 100 back at the conference championships ... Met the NCAA "B" cut in the 100 back with a time of 56.43 ... Holds school records in the 100 and 200 back (2:02.45), as well as the 100 fly (56.49) ... Recorded lifetime bests in the 50 free (23.93), 100 fly and 100 and 200 back at the conference meet ... In addition to her 100 back performance, she finished sixth in the 200 back and 12th in the 100 fly at the ACC Championships ... Also a part of the 200 and 400 free relays, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays, which all posted school records a the ACC meet.

High School: Four-time prep All-American ... Three-time team MVP and four-year letterwinner at Notre Dame Academy ... Team captain as a senior ... Led team to runner-up finish at the Ohio state meet in 2000 ... Member of Ohio state champion 400 free relay squad as a junior ... Also participated in cross country and track ... Two-time team MVP in cross country ... Also named team MVP in track one season.

Personal: Anna Marie Saum ... Born Oct. 13, 1982, in Toledo, Ohio ... Daughter of Steven and Laurie Saum ... Brother Josh played tennis at Eckard College from 1990-94 ... Sister Libby was a diver at the U.S. Air Force Academy from 1992-94 ... Majoring in management.

Saum's Career Top Times
100 back 56.19
200 back 2:01.22
100 fly 56.41
200 IM 2:09.85