Towson, Md. – Marymount University senior swimmer Anna Macedonia was named Capital One Third Team Academic All-America, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Macedonia is the first Academic All-American in program history for the Saints.
Macedonia posted a 3.84 grade-point average with an art education major during her tenure with the Saints. A two-time NCAA Honorable Mention All-American, she also earned back-to-back Capital Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year accolades as a junior and senior.
Individually in 2012, Macedonia won the 50 freestyle to set a CAC Championship mark and earn an NCAA provisional ‘B’ time, won the 100 backstroke to break the league record and post an automatic NCAA ‘A’ time and won the 100 freestyle to break her third CAC Championship meet record an earn another NCAA ‘B’ time. She also teamed to win both the 200 and 400 freestyle relays, both of them program records. Macedonia led off the 200 medley relay team that finished third overall and posted a Marymount record with a time.
At nationals, Macedonia garnered Honorable Mention All-America honors with a 14th place finish in the 100 backstroke. She also finished 27th in the 100 freestyle and 29th in the 50 freestyle.