Women's Swimming



Anniina Ala-Seppälä
Anniina  Ala-Seppälä

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hollola, Finland

High School:
Lahden Lyseon Lukio

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

Experience:
2L

Club:
Lahden Uimaseura


04/26/2016

Swim Team Announces Individual Award Winners

04/12/2016

C-USA Leading 243 Rice Athletes Named to Commissioner's Honor Roll

2,684 student-athletes were named to the Honor Roll

04/09/2016

Ala-Seppälä Qualifies For European Swim Championships

Owl Junior Wins Two Events at Finland's National Championships

02/27/2016

Marie-Claire Schillinger Wins Second C-USA Individual Swim Title Saturday

Owls Finish In Second Place Overall at League Championships

02/27/2016

Schillinger Wins C-USA Individual Title In 100-Breaststroke

Owls Move Up To 2nd Place In Team Standings After Day 3; Meet Concludes on Saturday

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 1:50.75 2015 Conference USA Championships
500 Freestyle 4:52.27 2015 Conference USA Championships
1000 Freestyle 10:07.51 2015 Quad Meet
1650 Freestyle 16:56.93 2014 UH Invitational

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