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Anna Macedonia Repeats as CAC Swimmer of the Year

Monday, February 20, 2012
St. Mary’s City, Md. – Marymount University senior Anna Macedonia was named the Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Year for the second-straight year at the CAC Championships over the weekend. She put together another dominant performance at the meet, winning five overall events while breaking three conference marks and six Marymount program records. Macedonia is the first student-athlete to earn back-to-back CAC Swimmer of the Year honors since 1999-2000.

Individually, Macedonia won the 50 freestyle in 23.80 to set a CAC Championship mark and earn an NCAA provisional ‘B’ time, won the 100 backstroke in 56.16 to break the league record and post an automatic NCAA ‘A’ time and won the 100 freestyle in 52.09 to break her third CAC Championship meet record an earn another NCAA ‘B’ time.

Macedonia also teamed to win both the 200 and 400 freestyle relays with times of 1:39.23 and 3:35.25, respectively, both of them program records. She also led off the 200 medley relay team that finished third overall and posted a Marymount record with a time of 1:52.32.

With her performance at the CAC Championships, Macedonia has earned her spot at the NCAA Championships in March on the campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis, Ind. She will compete in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke. Macedonia earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in the 100 backstroke last year.