Honors & Awards
- One Letter (2017)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016)
- Herman Team GPA Award (2017)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)
Savannah Savitt hopes to see continued improvement across her events in her second season at Nebraska in 2017-18. The versatile swimmer from Tampa, Fla., was a consistent contributor in the distance freestyle and breaststroke events as a true freshman. With a year of collegiate training under her belt, Savitt is hoping to see significant improvement in her times as a sophomore.
Savannah Savitt produced five top-five finishes in her freshman season with the Huskers. She helped the Huskers to the team title at the Kansas Classic with performances in the 500-yard freestyle (5:00.61) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:22.92). At the 2017 Big Ten Championships, Savitt finished 43rd in the 200-yard breaststroke, 59th in the 500 free and 64th in the 200-yard freestyle. She earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and was a member of the 2017 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
Savitt set four school records at Tampa Preparatory School while swimming for Coach Jason Bowes. A 15-time district champion and nine-time regional champion, Savitt produced seven top-five finishes at the Florida state meet in her career. Savitt was also a two-time All-American in the pool and a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. She was a three-time first-team All-Tampa Bay Area selection. Savitt set 11 records while swimming for Tampa Bay Aquatics. A strong performer in the classroom as well, Savitt was a member of National Honor Society.
The daughter of Dorilee and Alan Savitt, Savannah was born Aug. 18, 1997, in Tampa, Fla. Savannah has a younger sister, Shelby, and a younger brother, Ryan. Savannah has not declared a major, but did earn a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2016. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017. She chose Nebraska over West Virginia, Cincinnati and Kentucky.
|500 Free||4:58.73||Big Ten Championships (2017)|
|100 Breast||1:07.33||Kansas (2016)|
|200 Breast||2:19.62||Big Ten Championships (2017)|