Annika Walker
Annika Walker
Height: 5'4"
Year: 2021
Hometown: Lafayette, Calif.
High School: Acalanes
Position: Distance Free
Major: Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences

Link to CollegeSwimming.com Career Statistics

Collegiate Career Honors: 

  • 2018-19 NEWMAC Women's Swimming & Diving Academic All-Conference Team

Collegiate Personal Records:

  • 50 Y Free - 28.52: Wellesley vs. Franklin Pierce, November 04, 2017
  • 100 Y Free - 1:01.44: MIT Invitational, December 03, 2017
  • 200 Y Free - 2:15.42: Wellesley vs. Babson, Coast Guard, January 11, 2018
  • 500 Y Free - 5:51.72: 2018 NEWMAC Championships, February 23, 2018
  • 1000 Y Free - 12:44.68: Wellesley vs. Wheaton (MA), November 03, 2018
  • 1650 Y Free - 21:57.91: Seven Sisters Championship, January 21, 2018
  • 50 Y Back - 30.26: MIT Invitational, December 02, 2018
  • 100 Y Back - 1:05.20: 2018 NEWMAC Championships, February 24, 2018
  • 200 Y Back - 2:23.88: 2018 NEWMAC Championships, February 25, 2018
  • 100 Y Fly - 1:16.53: Wellesley vs. Wheaton (MA), November 03, 2018

2017-2018: Made her collegiate debut with a second place finish in the 50 Y Back (32.16) and a third place finish in the 100 Y Back (1:10.06) against Franklin Pierce on November 4...had a third place finish in the 500 Y Free (6:06.05) and a fourth place finish in the 100 Y Back (1:08.44) against Smith on January 13...had a personal best in the 500 Y Free (5:51.72), the 100 Y Back (1:05.20), and the 200 Y Back (2:23.88) at the NEWMAC Championships February 23-25.

Before Wellesley: Attended Acalanes High School in Lafayette, California... graduated in 2017... two-sport varsity athlete in water polo and swimming... helped guide water polo team to a North Coast Sectional Championship win as a senior in 2016... captain of the water polo and swim teams her senior year... was a Diablo (Foothill) Athletic League championship finalist sophomore through senior year in swimming.

Personal: Daughter of Sue and Steve Walker... her father Steve swam at UC Berkeley in 1986-87... born in Berkeley, California...has two younger siblings, Kylie and Ethan...chose to attend Wellesley College because of the amazing academic opportunities and the passion and drive of the Wellesley community...has a black lab named Buster.