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Anna Filipcic
Player Profile:
Anna Filipcic 1449837
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Omaha Burke

Honors & Awards

  • NCAA Championships Qualifier (2014, 2015)
  • Big Ten Distinguished (2015)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2015)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014; Spring 2014, 2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)

2015-16 (Outlook)
Anna Filipcic has been Nebraska’s lone NCAA Championships qualifier over her first two seasons as a Husker. Through those two seasons, Filipcic has racked up 35 top-five finishes, including 20 victories. After securing two third-place finishes at the 2015 Big Ten Championships, Filipcic hopes to improve her finishes at both the Big Ten and NCAA Championships.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Filipcic continued to dominate in the diving well during her sophomore campaign, notching 19 top-five finishes, including 11 victories. Filipcic also set career bests at the Big Ten Championships, with scores of 329.50 in the one-meter and 356.75 in the three-meter, good enough to earn third place in both events. Filipcic also qualified for the NCAA Championships for a second consecutive year. At nationals, Filipcic earned 21st in the one-meter and 20th in the three-meter. A star in the classroom, Filipcic earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015.

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. She also got off to a strong start in the classroom by earning spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring of 2013-14.

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 competed for the Nebraska Dive Club, coached by Kris Hoffman. Filipcic 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. Filipcic 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.

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 has earned four spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and academic All-Big Ten choice in 2015. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2014 and 2015. She chose Nebraska over Big Ten rival Minnesota.

Career-Best Dives                                           



Meet (Date)

One Meter


Big Ten Championships (2015)

Three Meter


Big Ten Championships (2015)




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