Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013; Spring 2014)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
2014-15 (Outlook) After an impressive freshman season, Anna Filipcic hopes to make an even greater impact at the Big Ten and NCAA Championships for the Huskers in 2014-15. In her debut season with the Huskers, Filipcic placed in the top-five 16 times, including nine victories.
2013-14 (Freshman) Filipcic exploded onto the scene in her first year diving for the Huskers. She recorded 16 top-five performances, including nine victories. Filipcic set two career bests at the Big Ten Championships, with scores of 307.65 in the one-meter and 348.50 in the three-meter. As a freshman, Filipcic was the only Husker to qualify for the 2014 NCAA Championships. She was the first Husker diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships since 2005. Filipcic finished 22nd at the NCAA Championships in both the one-meter and three-meter.
Previous Filipcic came to NU from Omaha Burke High School , where she was an All-American in 2011 for Head Coach Steve Guinn. She finished second in the one-meter dive at the 2011 Nebraska High School State Championships, posting a score of 443.10 that put her eighth on Nebraska’s all-time leaderboard. In the summer, Filipcic dove for the Nebraska Dive Club, coached by Kris Hoffman. She was a three-time national qualifier, including a second-place finish in the one-meter dive at the 2013 Junior Nationals and a fifth-place finish in the same event at the 2013 Junior West Nationals. Filipcic was also a Junior Zone champion in the one- and three-meter dives in 2012 and 2013, adding to her 2012 Region 6 victories in both events.
Personal Anna was born on Sept. 25, 1995, in Omaha, Neb. She is the daughter of Vivi Ann Filipcic, and she has an older brother, Austin. A music major, Anna earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2013-14. She also was named to the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. Anna was a four-year member of Burke’s honor roll, a member of the National Honor Society and a recipient of the band’s Outstanding Senior award on the French horn. She chose Nebraska over Minnesota.