Women's Swimming

Anna Johnson
Anna Johnson


Quincy, Ill.

High School:


2009-10 - Swam in 11 meets for the Illini during her senior season ... Earned a season-best time at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational in the 100 free (53.49) ... Swam a season-best time in the 100 back (58.02) and a career-best time in the 50 free (24.32) at the Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2008-09 - Raced in every meet for the Illini during her junior season ... Finished fourth in the 200 back against both Michigan State and Iowa State ... Swam to a lifetime best in the 100 free (53.20) at the Miami Invitational ... Won the 50 free (24.41) against Illinois State ... At the Big Ten Championships, she achieved a lifetime best in the 50 free (24.37) ... Also dominated in the backstroke, swimming to lifetime bests in the 50 (28.09), 100 (57.86) and 200 back (2:05.84) ... 2008-09 Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2007-08 - Competed in every meet for the Illini as a sophomore ... Won an individual event title against Illinois State ... Competed in the 200 free and 100 back at the Ohio State Invitational ... Swam to two career-best times at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free (24.66) and 200 back (2:05.99) ... Selected to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.

2006-07 - Competed in every meet for the Illini during her first year ... Started out strong with three third-place finishes in the 100 back against Oakland, Illinois State and Ohio State ... Earned a second swim in the 200 back (20th) at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational ... Had a strong showing against Iowa, placing second in both the 100 and 200 back ... Swam the 200 IM, 100 back and 200 back at the Big Ten Championships.

High School - Four-year letterwinner and team captain as a senior ... Reached team state competition in each of her four seasons with Quincy High School.

Personal - Born July 31, 1988 ... Parents are Lee and Lollie Johnson ... Has three sisters, Laura, Elizabeth and Amy ... Twin sister, Amy, also swims for the Illini ... Majoring in psychology ... Enjoys playing the violin and the viola.