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    Ania Kowalczyk
    Ania Kowalczyk

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Czestochowa, Poland

    High School:
    VII Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    IM/Breast/Back

    Birthdate:
    03/23/1988

    04/09/2012

    Webb Repeats As Pac-12 All-Academic First Teamer

    Kowalczyk and Lim sisters tabbed second teamers; 10 earn honorable mention notice.

    03/12/2012

    No. 7 USC Bound For NCAA Championships

    Hosszu, Ishimatsu, Anderson lead Trojans, who are eyeing second straight top 5 finish.

    02/25/2012

    Hosszu, Anderson Win Again To Close Pac-12s

    Trojans take third as Hosszu wins third title of meet, Anderson second in near NCAA-record swim.

    02/24/2012

    Ishimatsu, Hosszu Win Again At Pac-12s

    Ishimatsu wins fourth straight on 3-meter and Hosszu claims first in the 200y free.

    02/20/2012

    No. 7 USC Set For Pac-12 Swim, Diving Championships

    Hosszu, Anderson, Ishimatsu defending conference titles.

    THIS SEASON: Ania Kowalczyk, a 2012 senior who is a long-time Polish national team member, is a key dual-meet performer for the Trojans and a solid postseason contributor. She is also one of USC's top student-athletes who was a 2010 Pac-10 All-Academic first-teamer and a 2011 second-teamer.

    2011: Kowalczyk, as a 2011 junior, competed in three events at the 2011 Pac-10 Championships, taking 15th in the 100y breast (1:03.34), 17th in the 200y breast (2:15.37) and 23rd in the 200y IM (2:01.99) ... She posted personal records in the 100y (1:02.47) and 200y breast (2:13.71) in the fall semester, both NCAA `B' cuts ... She was tabbed as a 2011 Pac-10 All-Academic second teamer.

    2010: As a 2010 sophomore, Kowalczyk was a consolation finalist at the 2010 Pac-10 Championships in the 100y breast, finishing 14th (1:04.12). She was 20th in the 400y IM (4:21.58) and 32nd in the 200y IM (2:04.16) ... She earned 2010 Pac-10 All-Academic first team honors with a 3.74 GPA in health promotion.

    2009: Kowalczyk competed in three events at the 2009 Pac-10 Championships, highlighted by a consolation final swim in the 200y IM (where she finished 16th in 2:00.76). She was also 18th in the 100y breast (1:03.14) and 26th in the 400y IM (4:22.59) ... She competed for Poland at both the 2009 World University Games and the 2009 World Championships ... At the World University Games, she was 13th in the 200m IM (2:18.71) and 14th in the 400m IM (4:58.31) ... At the World Championships, she raced in the 200m IM, finishing 37th.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Kowalczyk prepped at VII Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace in Zielona Gora, Poland, where she was a national champion in the 50m breast and finished second at the Polish Nationals in the 200m IM, the 200m back and the 100m breast.

    CLUB: Korner Zielona Gora.

    PERSONAL: She was born on March 23, 1988 ... Majoring in health promotion.

    KOWALCZYK 'S PERSONAL RECORDS:

    Event Time
    200-yard IM1:58.65
    200-meter IM2:16.27
    400-yard IM4:18.60
    400-meter IM4:54.10
    100-yard breast1:02.47
    100-meter breast1:11.30
    200-yard breast2:13.71
    200-meter breast2:30.41
    200-yard back1:57.40
    200-meter back2:16.99