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Anna Pfeiffer

Class Sr.
Hometown Peosta, Iowa
High School Western Dubuque
Anna Pfeiffer - Women's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

2022-23 — Posted season bests in 50 free (24.24), 200 free (1:56.85), 100 back (57.15), and 200 back (2:04.11) at Hawkeye Invite and 100 free at Northern Iowa (55.16)… swam on three 200-free, two 400-free, one 800-free, five 200-medley and one 400-medley relay… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2022)… letterwinner.

2021-22 — Swam a career best 23.91 in 50 free at Big Ten Championships… swam team’s third-fastest 100 back (57.73, fourth-fastest 200 back (2:04.98), and fifth-fastest 100 free (54.37)… competed at the Big Ten Championships as a member of the team’s leading 400-medley, 200 and 800-free relays… member of team’s second-fastest 200 medley relay (1:45.32).

2020-21 — Swam collegiate-bests in 100 free (52.38), 200 free (1:54.14), 100 back (57.12), and 200 back (2:02.53)… those times in 200 free, 100 back and 200 back all came at Big Ten Championships.

High School — Swam at Dubuque Senior High School, where she was a two-time MVC Conference Athlete of the Year… two-time IGHSAU District Athlete of the Year… four-time all-state and all-conference selection… four-time team MVP… placed 14th in 200 free and ninth in 100 free as a freshman, fifth in 50 free and 100 free as a sophomore, third in 50 free and sixth in 100 free as a junior, and fifth in 50 free and seventh in 100 free as a senior… set school records in 100 free, 200 free, 100 back, and as part of 200-medley relay… high school Valedictorian at Western Dubuque… Academic All-American, IGHSAU All-Academic State selection and two-time MVC Conference All-Academic team member… earned the Western Dubuque Silver Chord (four years and 120+ hours of community service) and was a Senior Scholar… Student Council member and four-year senior class vice president… member of Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council, Western Dubuque High School Spanish Club, and Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership… high school coach was Jesse Huff.

Personal — Born Jan. 7, 2003, in Carmel, Ind…. daughter of Andy and Erica Pedersen… has a a younger brother, A.J. and an older sister, Ellie, who rows at Indiana University… exercise science major.

Pfeiffer’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.91 at Big Ten Championships 2/17/22
100 Free 52.38 vs. Nebraska 1/16/21
200 Free 1:54.14 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/21
100 Back 57.12 at Big Ten Championships 2/26/21
200 Back 2:02.53 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/21