Ana Henderson
Ana Henderson
Birth Date: 12/15/1996
Year: Junior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: San Ramon Valley High School
Events: Free

2017-18: At the MAC Championships, recorded season-bests in the 200 free (1:53.40), in the 500 free (4:57.07), in the 1,650 free (16:59.23), and in the 800 free relay (7:27.71)… Recorded a season-best time in the 1,000 free and 200 free relay against buffalo clocking in at 10:24.79 and 1:40.23, respectively… Named to the Academic All-MAC Team.

2016-17: Competed in 10 meets this season… She finished first in the 500-yard freestyle against the University of Toledo with a time of 5:05.25, and first in the 1,000-yard freestyle against Toledo, Duquesne/Xavier, and Youngstown State with times of 10:22.99, 10:25.34, and 10:26.64 respectively… Best time in the 100-yard freestyle came at the Marshall Invite at 54:46, good enough to tie for eighth… Best time in the 200-yard freestyle was 1:53.48 at the Louisville Invitational… Best time in the 500-yard freestyle came at the Louisville Invitational with a time of 4:56.33, finishing 10th… Best time in the 1,000-yard freestyle came against Eastern Michigan where she finished second, with a time of 10:12.66… Best time in the 1,650-yard freestyle came at the Louisville Invitational with a time of 16:59.74, good enough for sixth…Named Academic All-MAC.

2015-16: Swam 11 meets... Placed first five times this season: 500-yard free against BGSU Oct. 24, 500-yard free and 1000-yard free against Akron Oct. 30, 1000-yard free against Duquesne Jan. 22 and 1000-yard free against Ball State Jan. 30... Best time in the 100-yard free came against Louisville Invitational on Nov. 22 where she didn’t place but finished in 54.19... Best time in the 200-yard free came at the MAC Championships on Feb. 26 where she placed 25th in 1:53.14... Best time in the 200-yard fly came at the Louisville Invitational on Nov. 22 where she placed 16th in 2:09.96... Best time in the 500-yard free came at the MAC Championships on Feb. 25 where she placed 23rd in 5:01.78... Best time in the 1000-yard free came against Ball State on Jan. 30 where she placed first in 10:23.28... Best time in the 1650-yard free came at the MAC Championships on Feb. 27 where she placed 11th in 17:04.45.

Prior to Ohio: Won the All-American Swimming Award (2011-2012, 2012-2013) for the 400 freestyle, All-American Swimming Award (2013-2014, 2014-2015) for the 500 freestyle… Was named San Ramon Varsity Swim Team captain in 2015.

Personal: Daughter of Phillip and Lisa Henderson… Lists Steph Curry as her favorite athlete...Plans to major in Sociology.