Women's Swimming



Anja Carman
Anja Carman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Godesic, Slovenia

High School:
The Bolles School

Height:
5-10

Event:
Back

Experience:
SR-3L


2008 ALL-AMERICAN

2007-08 (Sr.): Team captain... Earned All-American honors in the 100 and 200 back and the 200 and 400 medley relays en route to the Mustangs' 11th-place team finish at NCAAs... Named National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week 2/13... Member of the C-USA record-breaking 400 medley relay... Broke C-USA records in the 100 and 200 back, winning the 100 in a career-best time...Helped Mustangs to a first-place finish in the 400 medley relay and won the 400 IM and 200 back against Texas (2/9)... Member of the first-place 200 medley relay and won the 100 back against Rice (1/18)... Helped Mustangs win the 200 medley relay and won the 200 back against Houston (1/19)... Part of the fourth-place 200 medley relay against Texas A&M and Auburn (1/12)... Member of the third-place 400 medley relay, won the 400 IM and took second in 100 and 200 back at Georgia (1/5)... Finished second in the 100 and 200 back and helped the Mustangs to second place finishes in the 200 and 400 medley relays against Texas A&M and Michigan (11/16-18)... Member of the first-place 400 medley relay and first-place finisher in 200 back against North Texas and Wyoming (11/9)... Won the 200 back, took second in the 400 IM and third in the 100 back at the SMU Swim Classic against Wisconsin, USC, Texas A&M, Alabama and Florida State (10/26-27).

2007 ALL-AMERICAN

2006-07 (Jr.): Participated in free, back and fly events... Posted most of season-best times at Art Adamson Invite... Holds top SMU season times in 1650 free, 100 and 200 back and 400 IM and second-best in 100 free and 200 fly... Helped guide SMU to second consecutive C-USA Championship crown and first-place finish at SMU Swim Classic.... Named to All-C-USA 1650 free, 200 back and 200 medley relay first team and 500 free second team... Lead-off leg of C-USA Champion 200 medley relay team which post season-best time... C-USA Champion in 1650 free and 200 back... Swam season-best time in 500 free at C-USA Championships for second-place finish... Placed third in 200 back and third in 1650 free against Texas and Arizona... Swam season-best time in 200 fly against Texas and Arizona... Finished first in the 1000 free with season-best time and third in 100 and 200 back against Texas A&M... Third-place in 200 back against Georgia... Swam in 500 free at Art Adamson Invitational and claimed second-place finish... First-leg of second-place 400 medley relay team at Art Adamson that posted season-best time... Swam individual and team season-best time with first-place finish in 1650 free at Art Adamson Invite... Placed second in 200 back at Art Adamson... Swam season-best in 200 free and 100 back at Art Adamson Invite... First-place finish in 200 back against North Texas... Won 1000 free and 200 back against Houston and Oregon St.... Won 100 free and 100 and 200 back against Rice... Finished second in 400 IM with season-best time at SMU Swim Classic... Won 100 and 200 back at SMU Swim Classic... Garnered C-USA Swimmer of the Week honors (Oct. 24)... Participated in the European Short Course Championships.

2006 ALL-AMERICAN

2005-06 (So.): C-USA Commissioners Honor Roll... Best SMU time in 200 back, 200 fly and 400 IM... Second best SMU time in 100 back, 1650 free... Participated in back, free, fly and IM events... Led SMU to C-USA crown in inaugural season in the conference, seventh place finish at 2006 NCAA Championship and first place finish at SMU Classic Championship... Meet, pool record holder and C-USA Champion in 200 backstroke... Set career-best time in 1650 free at NCAA Championship... Placed third in C-Final of 100 free at 2006 World Championship... Marked season-best time in 100 back against Texas A&M... Notched career-best time in 1000 free against Texas... Participated in the 1500 free at 2006 Spring Championship... Set career-best time in 200 fly and 400 IM at SMU Classic... Placed 14th in the 400 free at FINA World Cup.

2005 ALL-AMERICAN

2004-05 (Fr.): Breakout freshman season... Helped guide SMU to its ninth straight WAC Championship, seventh place finish at the 2005 NCAA Championship and fifth SMU Classic championship... Outstanding Swimmer at the SMU Classic... All-American in the 500 free... Member of All-American 800 free relay and 400 medley relay team... WAC Freshman of the Year... WAC Champion in the 500 free and 100 and 200 back... Competed in the European SC Championship... Won gold in the 200 back at the FINA World Championship in New York... Also took second in the 100 back and fourth in the 400 free at FINA... CollegeSwimming.com Swimmer of the Week (10/27)... WAC Swimmer of the Week (1/29)... Top SMU time in the 100 and 200 back and 400sc free... Second-best SMU time in the 200 fly and 500 free... Third-best SMU time in the 400 IM... Swam in the FINA World Swimming Championship during the summer of '05 in Montreal.

Prep: Member of State Champion and National Champion teams.... Swimmer of the Year for long and short course in 2004... Participated in the 2004 Olympic Games for Slovenia.

Personal: Daughter of Marko and Brigita Carman... Has one brother, Peter... Advertising major

200 Free	1:48.35
500 Free	4:41.05
1000 Free	9:51.89
1650 Free	16:14.38
100 Back	53.58
200 Back	1:54.24
200 Fly	2:01.43
400 IM	4:19.26
	
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