Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Tampa Preparatory School
Major: Undeclared


Honors & Awards

  • Two Letters (2017, 2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017)
  • Herman Team GPA Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018)

2017-18 (Outlook)
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.

2016-17 (Freshman)
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 is a two-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017 and 2018. She chose Nebraska over West Virginia, Cincinnati and Kentucky.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
200 Free 1:50.22 Mizzou Invite (2017)
500 Free 4:52.80 Mizzou Invite (2017)
100 Breast 1:07.33 Kansas (2016)
200 Breast 2:17.74 Mizzou Invite (2017)
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