JoAnn Filipov - 2012
PRs: 100 Back (58.11); 200 Back (2:07.23); 200 IM (2:13.62); 400 IM (4:42.16)
Freshman (2011-12): Swam backstroke leg on 200 Medley Relay, which earned All-CCSA status at the 2012 CCSA Championships... Also swam lifetime best in the 100 Back (58.98)... Earned CCSA All-Academic for Fall 2011 semester.
Prep: Attended Oconee County High School... Earned varsity letters in Swimming, Cross Country and Track & Field... Presidential Award winner, Rookie of the Year and MVP selection... Honors Graduate... Swam for the Athens Bulldog Swim Club.
Personal: Full name is JoAnn Nikolay Filipov... Daughter of Angela and Nick Case... Born March 6, 1993, in Savannah, Ga... Has a sister named Gabriella... Most admires her parents and Marilyn Monroe... Biggest influence is her parents because "they came to America with nothing and now they have an amazing life that I am blessed to be a part of"... Most treasured possession is a box of small items that "are like a box of memories from family and friends"... Enjoys running, tennis and volleyball... Music concert would most want to see is Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley or the Beatles... Talent would most like to have is the ability to fly... Chose Georgia Southern because of the pre-pharmacy and business programs... Career objective is to become a pharmacist... Favorites: songs - Ain't Back Yet, This I Gotta See, My Kinda Crazy; meal - ribeye steak, apple pie and orange sherbet; movies - Shooter, Happy Gilmore, Caddy Shack and The Hangover; athlete - Peyton Manning.