Anna Despain
Backstroke
Ht
5'
3"
Class
Junior
Hometown
Salem, 
Oregon
Last School
South Salem High School
Roster Years
2018-2021


Before BYU:

  • Prepped at South Salem High School under coach Eric Richey
  • Club: Mid Valley Aquatics under coach Kyle Kimbal and Kim Philips
  • Statesman journal female swimmer of the year
  • Participated in choir, leadership, environmental club and National Honors society

Personal:

  • Daughter of Kim and Jay Despain
  • Has two sisters and one brother
  • Majoring in Dietetics
  • Enjoys hiking and playing the piano

Personal Bests

Event Time Meet
50 Free 24.76 2018 OSAA 6A State Championships
200 Free 1:55.15 2019 Mizzou Invite
50 Back 27.14 (R) 20120 MPSF Championships
100 Back 56.74 2020 MPSF Championships
200 Back 2:02.98 2019 Mizzou Invite
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018-2019

  • Competed in eight meets throughout the season
  • Participated in the UT SUSA LC Kickoff
  • Placed fourth in the 200 free against Utah
  • Placed fourth in the 100 back against Grand Canyon
  • Placed fifth in the 200 back against UNLV
  • Placed sixth in the 200 back in the Liberty Invite
Sophmore Year 2019-2020

  • Academic All-MPSF
  • Competed in 9 regular-season meets and the MPSF Championships
  • Earned new personal records in the 50- and 100-back
  • Placed sixth in the 200 back against Utah
  • Placed seventh in the 100 back against Utah
  • Placed sixth in the 100 back against Reno
  • Placed fifth in the 100 back against Denver
  • Placed second in the 100- and 200-back against Grand Canyon
Junior Year 2020-2021

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year