A steady senior influence, Anna Efremova enters her fourth season in the USC program... her boats took first place in both the pairs and fours events at the 2006 Head of the American Regatta... during the 2006 season, rowed every race with the Varsity Eight boat from the No. 4 seat on the way to victories in all but one competition... in 2005, rowed with the Varsity Eight from the No. 4 seat, helping lead the crew to a third place finish at the Pac-10 Championships and a tenth place finish overall at the NCAA Championships... a member of the eleventh place NCAA squad, the first USC women's crew in history to receive a team bid to the NCAA Championships... in 2004, rowed with the JV Eight and Varsity Four... taking the JV Eight to a fourth place finish at Pac-10 Championships from the No. 4 seat.
Efremova was a two-year member of the Russian Junior National Team... competed at the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron (FISA's - Junior World Rowing Championships) in 2002 and placed sixth in the Coxless Fours... rowed with the Red October rowing club for five years... finishing among the top three at all high school level competitions and winning three Russian Championships in the Coxless Fours (2000-02).
Anna Leonidovna Efremova was born in Moscow, Russia... a 2002 graduate of the School of Olympic Reserve No. 2 in Moscow, Russia... has one brother, Fyodor and one sister, Varvara...lists learning new languages as one of her hobbies, currently working on her Farsi (Persian)... majoring in Accounting... aspires to be a CPA.