Black Knights Honored For Success In The Classroom
2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Excelled in the backstroke and butterfly events during a steady freshman campaign ... competed in three events at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 17), setting a personal-best time in the 100 fly (1:01.04) during preliminaries ... posted a pair of personal bests and recorded three top-five finishes in Army's dual meet victory over C.W. Post (Nov. 19) ... placed third in the 200 fly (PR, 2:18.67), took fourth in the 200 back (PR, 2:19.21) and finished fifth in the 100 fly (1:01.21) ... registered three more top-five showings opposite Connecticut (Nov. 6) in an early-season meet ... placed third in the 200 IM with a personal-best time of 2:21.58 ... also finished fifth in both the 100 back (1:04.65) and 100 fly (1:02.26) in that meet versus the Huskies ... placed fourth in both the 100 fly (1:01.23) and 200 fly (2:22.93) at Drexel (Jan. 21) ... finished runner-up in the 100 fly (1:03.19) and placed sixth in both the 100 back (1:05.73) and 200 back (2:22.33) against Massachusetts (Oct. 23) ... finished third in the 100 fly (1:04.68) and placed fourth in the 100 back (1:05.75) in Army's season-opener versus Rowan (Oct. 2) ... turned in a fifth-place showing in the 200 fly (2:20.48) in Army's annual Star meet opposite Navy (Dec. 9) ... clocked a personal-best time in the 100 back (1:03.56) in Army's quad-meet at George Mason (Jan. 22), en route to a ninth-place finish ... was fourth in the 200 fly (2:25.09), fifth in the 100 fly (1:02.00) and sixth in the 200 back (2:20.75) at Lehigh (Jan. 14) ... placed fifth in the 100 fly (1:02.99), sixth in the 200 IM (2:22.09) and 10th in the 200 fly (2:24.23) in the Black Knights' tri-meet versus Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 29) ... added a sixth-place finish in the 100 back (1:04.42) at Bucknell (Jan. 15) ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after posting a 3.49 grade point average during the spring semester.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Four-time all-district performer on the swim team at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology under coach Ali Porter ... qualified for regionals as a senior ... captained squad during her senior season ... member of the Machine Aquatics club team under coaches Christian Doud and David Worell.
PERSONAL: Anna Chia Lan was born Feb. 27, 1992 in Richardson, Texas ... daughter of Andy and Jackie Lan ... has three sisters, Christine, Hannah and Katherine ... sister, Hannah, is Anna's twin ... fluent in Mandarin Chinese ... has lived in Texas, Massachusetts, Taiwan and Virginia ... member of the Model United Nations ... enjoys cooking and baking ... major is undeclared.