Anniina Ala-Seppälä
Anniina  Ala-Seppälä

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hollola, Finland

High School:
Lahden Lyseon Lukio

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

Experience:
3L

Club:
Lahden Uimaseura


04/24/2017

Swim Team Announces Individual Award Winners

04/07/2017

Conference USA Academic Medal Awarded to 48 Owls

04/06/2017

C-USA Leading 255 Rice Athletes Named to Commissioner’s Honor Roll

02/25/2017

Caldwell & Schillinger Win Event Titles Saturday at C-USA Championships

Owls Finish Second Overall; Young Rice Team Improved 113 Points Since Last Season

02/25/2017

Schillinger & Swinney Win Individual Event Titles Friday

Owls Move Into Second Place After Day Three at C-USA Championships

At Rice
2014-2015: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll
; Represented her native Finland at the World University Games in South Korea over the summer... Sixth on the Owls in scoring at the National Collegiate Invitational postseason meet in Rockwall, Texas, registering 56.5 points while competing in the 200-free, 500, mile and 800-relay... Made the championship final of the 500 at the C-USA Championships in Knoxville, Tenn., after a career-best 4:52.27 in the morning prelims... Also scored for the team in the mile and 200-free (1:50.75)... Posted a career-best 10:07.51 in the 1,000 at the annual Quad Meet in Baton Rouge, La.... Best mile was 16:56.93 at the UH Invitational in the fall.

2013-2014: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Saved the best for last while competing at the C-USA Championships... Followed a season-best 4:57.47 in the C-USA's 500-freestyle with a 1:52.15 in the 200-free... Best 1,000 was 10:25.13 from the Houston Invitational in the fall.

Club
Swam for Lahden Uimaseura under head coach Ari Paive... Won the Nordic Youth Championship in the 400-freestyle (SCM)... Represented Finland in the Youth Olympic Festival in Belgrad, Serbia, and the European Youth Championships in Prague in the Czech Republic... Also spent an exchange season for Wildcat Aquatics in Lexington, Kentucky, under head coach Ben Davis.

High School
A 2013 graduate of Lahden Lyseon Lukio in Finalnd.

Personal
Full name: Anniina Emilia Ala-Seppälä. Parents: Marti and Paula Ala-Seppälä of Hollola, Finland. Rice College: Will Rice

RICE BESTS
EVENT TIME MEET
200 Freestyle 1:49.26 2015 Phill Hansel Invitational
500 Freestyle 4:52.27 2015 Conference USA Championships
1000 Freestyle 10:07.51 2015 Quad Meet
1650 Freestyle 16:53.81 2016 Conference USA Championships
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