ST. LOUIS – Anna Miller of the Missouri State women’s swim team was named Missouri Valley Conference Swimmer of the Week the league announced Tuesday (Nov. 23).
Miller broke her school and MVC record by registering a time of 22.13 to win the 50 freestyle at the Purdue Invitational on Nov. 18. The time was the sixth-fastest among all collegiate swimmers this year, breaking her previous record by over one-tenth of a second. Miller also recorded a second-place finish in the 100 freestyle by clocking a time of 48.70, which was the second-fastest time in school history. In addition to her individual performances, she helped the 400 freestyle relay team record a fifth-place finish.
She is the reigning MVC Swimmer of the Year after winning all three of her events in record-breaking fashion at last season’s championships. The St. Louis, Mo., product has 20 career MVC golds and holds school records in the 50 and 100-meter freestyles, in addition to the 100-yard butterfly.
The Bears will be back in action on Dec. 4 when they host Missouri at Hammons Student Center. Start time is set for Noon.