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Anna Jefferson

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Position
Graduate Student
Class
Warren, Mich.
Hometown
Oak Park
High School
Anna Jefferson - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

ACC Champion
2019 Outdoor:
400m 

All-ACC
2020 Indoor:
200m (2nd Team), 400m (2nd Team)
2019 Outdoor: 400m, 200m
2019 Indoor: 400m (2nd Team)
2018 Outdoor: 400m

NCAA East Prelims
2021: 400m, 4×100, 4×400
2019: 400m, 4x100m
2018: 400m

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Ran opening legs for 4×100 and 4×400 teams that qualified for NCAA Championships during NCAA East Preliminary Round
• Both teams set school records in their events (43.75 – 4×100 & 3:30.44 – 4×400)
• Competed in 400m at NCAA East Preliminary Round, finishing 38th
• Helped UVA relays teams set then-school records in the 4×100 (43.90) and 4×400 (3:32.34) at ACC meet
• Ran season best (23.85) in 200 prelims at ACCs
• Won the 100m and 200m at the UVA Opener
• On 4×100 relay team at Raleigh Relays that set school record (44.55) and then reset mark at Virginia Invitational (44.36)
• Finished second in 200m at Raleigh Relays
• Was third in 200m at Virginia Invitational
• Helped UVA to win in 4×100 (45.02) and runner-up showing in 4×400 (3:36.44) at Virginia Challenge
• 4×400 time (3:36.44) at Challenge ranks No. 4 on UVA all-time performance list

2021 Indoor
• Did not compete

2020 Outdoor

• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

2019-20 Indoor 
• Earned second-team All-ACC team honors in the 200m and 400m
• Finished fifth in the 400m at the ACC Championships
• Placed sixth in the 200m at the ACC Championships
• Recorded the fifth-fastest 200m dash time in UVA history with a time of 23.92
• Tied for the fourth-fastest time in 60m dash time in UVA history with a time of 7.40
• Recorded a career-best time in the 60m dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Ran a career-best time in the 200m dash in the finals at the ACC Championships
• Placed second in the 400m dash at the Hokie Invitational
• Recorded the second fastest time in the 200m dash at the Doc Hale Elite Meet

2019 Outdoor 
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the 400m dash and 4x100m relay
• Placed 14th in the 400m dash at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
• Captured the ACC title in the 400m dash and finished third in the 200m dash at the ACC Championships
• Ran a career-best time of 23.39 in the 200m dash at the ACC Championships, second-fastest time in school history
• Helped the 4x100m relay to a fourth-place finish at the ACC Championships
• Won the 400m dash at the Virginia Grand Prix and the team’s quad meet against Maryland, Pitt and West Virginia
• Won the 100m dash at the William & Mary Triangular and Fred Hardy Invitational

2018-19 Indoor 
• Earned second-team All-ACC honors at the ACC Championships with a fourth-place finish in the 400m dash
• Ran a career-best time of 53.33 in the 400m dash at the ACC Championships, second-fastest time in school history
• Finished first at the Keydet in the 200m dash
• Recorded a season-best time of 24.23 in the 200m dash at the Tiger Paw

2018 Outdoor 
• Ranks second in school history in the 400m with a time of 52.39
• Ranks 10th in UVA history in the 200m dash
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the 400m
• Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 400m at the ACC Championships
• Recorded a career-best performance at the ACC Championships in the 400m
• Captured a career-best time of 11.81 in the 100m dash and a time of 23.94 in the 200m dash at the Virginia Grand Prix

2017-18 Indoor 
• Placed seventh in the 400m at the ACC Championships
• Raced in the 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay at the ACC Championships
• Recorded a season-best time of 7.52 in the 600m dash at the Power Five Invitational
• Ranks second in school history in the 400m, fourth in the 200m and seventh in the 60m

2017 Outdoor
• Finished second with the 4x100m at the Virginia Quad
• Competed with the 4x100m relay team at the Virginia Challenge, Miami Hurricane Collegiate Invitational and Virginia Quad

2016-17 Indoor 
• Finished ninth with the 4x400m relay team at the ACC Championships
• Set a season-best in the 60m (7.64) and in the 300m (39.63) at the Virginia Tech Invitational

Background
• Six-time Michigan state champion
• 2013-14 Michigan Gatorade Athlete of the Year

Personal
• Working towards a Master’s degree in educational psychology
 Has a brother, Jaelyne