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2009 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Anna-Liisa Pold


San Diego, Calif. (Torrey Pines)
Anna-Liisa Pold

2008 Olympian for Estonia


Career Best Times


200 Free: 1:53.25               (LSU, 1/10/2010)

1000 Free: 10:05.24           (Indian River State College, 1/9/2010)

50 Back: 26.71                    (Auburn, 1/22/2010)

100 Back: 56.43                 (2012 SEC Championships)

200 Back: 1:54.89              (2009 SEC Championships)

100 Fly: 54.75                      (2011 Bulldog Invitational)

200 Fly: 1:58.36                   (2011 SEC Championships)

200 IM: 2:01.33                    (Tennessee, 1/30/2009)

400 IM: 4:11.89                    (IRSC/FGCU, 1/31/2009)



200 Free: 2:09.10               (2011 CA Los Angeles Invitational)

400 Free: 4:34.46               (2010 FL GCST Summer Invite)

50 Back: 30.49                    (2009 FINA World Championships)

100 Back: 1:04.14              (2009 FINA World Championships)

200 Back: 2:16.16              (2009 CA TYR Swim Meet of Champions)

100 Breast: 1:24.63           (2009 SI NCA AB All Ages Meet)

100 Fly: 1:03.70                   (2010 FL SZ Sectional Championships)

200 Fly: 2:16.61                   (2010 FL SZ Sectional Championships)

200 IM: 2:10.86                    (2009 FINA World Championships)

400 IM: 4:52.80                    (2009 CA TYR Swim Meet of Champions)


UF All-Time Rankings


200 Back: Eighth (1:54.89)


National/International Competition: Swam at the 2009 FINA World Championships, representing her native Estonia, in Rome, Italy…Finished 37th in the 200-meter back (2:17.82) and 44th in the 200-meter IM (2:19.86) at Worlds, while placing 55th in the 100-meter back (1:04.14), 66th (30.49) in the 50-meter back…Represented Estonia at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing…A Junior National finalist…National qualifier in 400 IM.


At Florida

2011-12: Finished 13th in the 200 fly (2:01.66), 23rd in the 100 back (56.43) and 26th in the 100 fly (55.31) at the 2012 SEC Championships….Recorded a career-best performance in the 10 back (56.43) at the conference championships….Touched four-five against Tennessee in the 200 (2:01.52) and 100 fly (56.23), respectively…Finished three-four in Florida against Auburn touching in 2:28.98 for third in the 200m fly and 1:04.57 for fourth in the 100m fly…Took seventh in the 400 IM (4:22.05) at the Georgia Tech Invitational…Had a ninth-place effort in the 200 back (2:04.77) in the double-dual against Michigan and Stanford…Was the 200 fly runner-up against FSU, clocking in at 1:59.84…Had two top-10 finishes against Georgia, taking third in the 200m fly (2:19.20) and eighth in the 200m back (2:29.97)….Had a third-place effort in the 100 fly (56.59) against Arkansas…Recorded two top-five finishes against LSU, taking second in the 200 fly (2:02.66) and fifth in the 200 breast (2:25.69)…Began her senior campaign at the All-Florida Invitational with a third-place effort in the 200 fly (2:01.44).


2010-11: Selected as a 2011 CSCAA Division I Scholar All-America Honorable Mention…Member of the 2011 SEC Honor Roll…Tallied two NCAA “B” Cut times at the SEC Championships in the 200 fly (personal-best, 1:58.78) and 400 IM (4:15.45)…Swam the first leg of the 400 MR team that finished second in the win over  Indian River State College…Finished fourth in the 200 fly (2:02.53) in the victory over Tennessee…Captured the meet title in both the 200 fly (2:03.71) and 400 IM (4:22.21) against Florida Atlantic…Highest Florida swimmer in the 200 fly, finishing fourth in 2:04.05, in the double-dual meet versus Michigan and Stanford…Opened the season with a third place finish in the 200 fly at the All Florida Invitational., touching the wall in 2:03.95, to help the Gators sweep the event.


2009-10: A 2010 CSCAA Scholar All-American honorable mention that was additionally named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Swam in 13 meets for the Gators…Placed fourth in the 200-yard backstroke (2:03.95) in the win over Tennessee…Finished fifth by swimming a career-best 56.30 in the 100-yard butterfly in the win over Auburn…Also took fourth in the 200 fly (2:01.37) at the Auburn meet…Won the 100 back with a time of 57.22 in the triumph against Florida Atlantic…Placed third in the 200 fly (2:02.39) in the win vs. LSU…Recorded a career mark (10:05.24) in the win over Indian River State College by winning the 1,000-yard freestyle…Took fourth out of 30 swimmers in the 400 IM (4:20.83) at the Georgia Tech Invite, while placing seventh in the 200 fly (2:02.50)…Finished third in the 200 back (2:02.65) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:22.40) in the double-dual meet vs. Michigan and Stanford…Took second in the 100 back (56.86), 100 fly (57.06) and 400 IM (4:22.54) in the double-dual meet vs. Arkansas and Kansas.


2008-09: A 2009 CSCAA Scholar All-American that was additionally named to the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll…An NCAA qualifier in the 400 IM, 200 fly & 200 back…Finished 40th in the 400 IM (4:16.49) and 200 fly (2:02.06) and 44th in the 200 back (1:57.23) at the 2009 NCAA Championship meet in College Station, Texas…Helped the Gators in claiming their 17th SEC Championship title in Auburn, Ala., swimming a career-best 200-yard back (1:54.89), finishing 11th overall…Additionally finished eighth overall in the 400 IM (4:17.62) on the third day of SEC competition…Swam a total of 10 meets for UF her freshman campaign…Had a career-best day against Tennessee, finishing third in the 200-yard fly (1:59.20), an NCAA provisional mark, and second in the 200-yard IM (2:01.33), both season and career-best marks…Established season and career-best marks in three other duals during 2008-09, including a seventh-place finish in the 1000 free (10:13.11) against Virginia, clocked a best 57.56 in an exhibition of the 100 fly against FAU, also claiming first in the 200 back against the Owls, and rounded out the dual meet season with a 4:11.89 victory swim in the 400 IM against IRSC/FGCU.


Prior to Florida: A 2006 NCSA All-Star team member…A high school swimming Academic All-American…The 2007 San Diego CIF Division I Champion in the 100 back…An AP Scholar…Coached by Richard Contreras at Torrey Pines.


Club: Member of the North Coast Aquatics Team, coached by Jeff Pease.  

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