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02/21/2015

Reaney Places Second In 200 Breaststroke; Irish Take Sixth Overall

Notre Dame scored 644 points during the meet and left with memories of many outstanding performances.

12/05/2014

More NCAA B Cuts Highlight Day Two In Austin

Catherine Mulquin, Catherine Galletti, Courtney Whyte and Katie Miller all notched NCAA B cuts in the 100 back.

10/10/2014

Notre Dame Takes Second at 50th Annual Dennis Stark Relays

Irish win 300 fly relay, 1-meter diving relay and 3-meter synchronized diving events

10/03/2014

Irish Open Season In Style With Victory Over Michigan State

Notre Dame won 11 of the 16 events to take down the Spartans.

02/22/2014

Reaney Sets American Record In 200-Yard Breaststroke

The junior broke Texas A&M senior and Olympic gold medalist Breeja Larson's mark of 2:04.48.

06/24/2014

Shamrock Invitational - Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2014

The Irish played host to Iowa in the annual Shamrock Invitational Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2014.

06/24/2014

Valparaiso and Wisconsin Dual Meets - Nov. 15-16, 2013

The Irish welcomed Valpo and Wisconsin to Rolfs for dual meets Nov. 15-16, 2013.

AS A SENIOR (2015-16): Backstroker who saw action primarily in fall semester … began the year at Dennis Stark Relays, finishing second in 300 back relay (59.45 split), third in 400 IM relay (1:03.83 split), sixth in 200 medley relay (28.83 leadoff split) and exhibitioning with 400 medley relay (59.89 leadoff split) … at Florida Gulf Coast, earned two sixth-place finishes in the 200 back (2:07.76) and 200 medley relay (28.36 leadoff split) … versus Michigan State, took fifth with 400 medley relay (58.81 leadoff split) … at Purdue against the Boilermakers and Ohio State, finished in 59.29 in 100 back and 2:06.37 in 200 back … at Virginia Tech, highest finish came in seventh place in 200 back (2:06.38) and clocked in at 59.64 in 100 back and 4:40.20 in 400 IM … swam at Purdue Invitational, entering the water in the 200 IM (2:08.79), 400 IM (4:32.46 finals, 4:35.93 prelims), 100 back (57.69 finals, 57.81 prelims) and 200 back (2:03.45 finals, 2:04.86 prelims) in addition to swimming backstroke leg of 400 medley relay (57.96 leadoff split).

AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): Continued efforts in the back, fly and IM events … opened year by helping the 200 medley relay team (1:50.06) take second against Michigan State … best times of the year all came at the Texas Invitational in December … these included 57.08 in the 100 back, 2:00.65 in the 200 back, 57.76 in the 100 fly, 2:06.61 in the 200 back, 2:08.50 in the 200 IM and 4:30.39 in the 400 IM … competed at the ACC Championships … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Competed in free, back, fly, IM and medley and free relay events throughout season ... finished eighth and set a career-best mark in the 200 back (1:59.88) at the Hawkeye Invitational ... swam a career-best time in the 100 back (57.17) in the prelims at the Hawkeye Invitational ... competed in the 200 back, 200 IM and the 400 IM at the ACC Championships, taking 23rd in the 400 IM (4:26.21) ... selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Saw action in free, back, fly and IM during first season with the Irish ... secured fourth place against Purdue in 200 back (2:06.21).

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Ensworth (Tenn.) in the spring of 2012 ... selected as an National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) All-American following her junior and senior years ... awarded first-team all-region honors on three occasions ... participated in the 2012 USA Swimming Olympic Team Trials as a member of the Nashville Aquatic Club … finished the 200m backstroke in 2:17.94 ... national qualifier in the 100 and 200 back ... junior national qualifier in the 100 and 200 back, 200 fly and 400 IM ... scholastic All-American as a junior ... volunteered as a tutor for Project S.E.E. since third grade ... full name is Anna Leigh Grainger ... born in Nashville, Tennessee to Bill and Kathy Grainger ... has one older sister, Lizz, who was a swimmer at Tufts University and finished up in 2014 ... graduated from the University with a degree in accounting from the Mendoza College of Business.

Anna Grainger
Anna  Grainger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, TN

High School:
Ensworth

Height:
5-6

Event:
Back / IM

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