Anna Kokensparger
Anna Kokensparger
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Duchesne Academy
Position: Fly, IM
Major: Chemical and Biological Engineering

2012-13: NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week (11/19) … NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (200 IM, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free, 200 Fly) … All-American (200 IM, 200 Fly, 200 Free Relay, 200 fly) … Honorable Mention All-American (200 free, 400 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay) … College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American First Team ... had a very impressive senior season … swam a variety of different events each meet, including the 200 free, 200 IM, 100 and 200 breast, and 100 and 200 fly … at the first meet of the season against Springfield (11/10), she won the 200 free in 1:56.37 and the 200 IM in 2:09.91 … at the MIT Invite (12/01), she came first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:05.98, second in the 100 fly with a 56.69 and first in the 200 fly with a 2:04.88, earning NCAA B cuts in all three … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), she left with seven first place titles, winning every individual event and relay that she swam … she was part of the 400 Medley Relay that touched in a 3:49.23, the 200  Medley Relay that went 1:43.89, the 800 Free Relay in 7:36.80 and the 400 Free Relay that went 3:27.63, breaking the NEWMAC Open record, NEWMAC Meet record and MIT record in all four of them … she went 2:03.87 in the 200 IM, earning the NEWMAC Meet record and the MIT record … went 1:51.30 in the 200 free, breaking the NEWMAC Meet record, the MIT record and earning the B cut … swam a 2:05.28 in the 200 fly, easily getting the B cut … at the NCAA Championships (3/20-23), she was part of the 400 Medley Relay that came 11th in 3:51.05 … finished fifth in the 200 Free Relay in 1:34.60 … in prelims of the 400 Free Relay, the Engineers went 3:27.46, breaking the MIT record that was set at NEWMACs and, at finals, they went 3:29.75 to finish 15th … the 800 Free Relay team came tenth with a time of 7:36.44 … in prelims of the 200 free, she swam a 1:50.57, earning a personal best time and breaking her own MIT record by almost a second, and at finals she a 1:52.13 to take 14th … in prelims of the 200 IM, she went a 2:01.58, breaking her own MIT record from the 2009-10 season by over two seconds, and went 2:01.74 at finals to take second place … in the 200 fly, she swam a 2:02.27 to take sixth in a new MIT record.

2011-12: All-American (800 Free Relay) … honorable mention All-American (100 Free, 200 IM, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (200 IM, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 800 Free Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (100 Fly, 200 Fly) … NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 30, Nov. 21) … second at the New England Invitational (11/5) in the 100 free … won the 200 free event at Bowdoin (11/19) … altogether she won 27 of the 29 individual races she competed in during the season … won the NEWMAC title in the 200 IM with a meet record time of 2:04.57 … swam the third leg on the championship 200 and 400 medley relay squads … second in the 100 fly with a 56.02 … anchored the winning 400 and 800 free relay teams … second in the 200 fly with an NCAA B cut time of 2:06.90 … at the NCAA Championships finished 16th in the 200 IM … part of the 200 and 400 medley relays that each finished ninth … swam leadoff on the eighth-place 800 free relay … capped off the meet with a 12th in the 100 free before anchoring the 400 free relay to 12th as well.

2010-11: Five-time All-American … first team All-NEWMAC in the 200 IM, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay and 800 free relay … second team All-NEWMAC in the 100 fly, 200 fly and 400 free relay … season best mark in the 200 fly came at the MIT Invitational (11/30-12/03) with a time of 2:07.47 … won the conference 200 IM title with a  season best effort of 2:04.99 … part of a 400 medley relay squad that won the NEWMAC championship and set a school record of 3:52.30 at the NCAA Championships … member of the 200 medley relay squad that set a new school record as well, posting a 1:45.36 at the conference meet in the prelims … anchor leg on the conference champion 800 relay that established a school record of 7:35.86 … season best time of 57.14 in the 100 fly at the NEWMAC Championships for second-place … honorable mention All-American at the NCAA Championships in the 200 IM, finishing 16th … part of four honorable mention All-America relays (11th in the 800 free, 11th in the 200 medley, 11th in the 400 medley and 14th in the 400 medley).

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in chemical and biological engineering.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart … two-time All-American in the 100 fly … three-time All-American in the 400 free relay … three-time Scholastic All-American … junior and senior national qualifier … Midwestern Girls 15-18 Swimmer of the Year … National Merit finalist … All-State academic team.