North Texas In Fifth Place Through Meet's First Two Events
2014-15 100 Backstroke • Finished second versus SMU (57.40) • Took third at TCU (58.21) and Tulane (58.25) • Finished third at the UIW Invite with a 56.35 time • Placed 13th at the conference meet with a season-best 55.92 time 100 Butterfly • Took third at TCU (58.35) • Placed 14th at the conference championships (55.86) 50 Freestyle • Notched a team season-best at the C-USA meet (23.33), good for the fifth-best performance in school history • Finished third at the Houston Invite with a time of 23.60 • Took third against SMU (24.28) 100 Freestyle • Notched a third-place finish at TCU (52.75) • Tied for fourth at the Houston Invite with a 51.37 time • Placed tenth at the C-USA meet with a personal-best 50.93 200 Freestyle Relay • Earned a second-place finish at the North Texas Relays (1:38.09) • Notched a 1:34.00 time at the C-USA meet, the sixth-best time in NT history. • Took third at the Incarnate Word Invitational with a 1:35.11 time, the tenth-best performance in school history • Took fifth at the C-USA meet (1:33.74), notching the fourth-best time in program history 400 Freestyle Relay • Claimed third place at the Houston Invite with a time of 3:25.31, the fifth-best performance in school history • Placed second at the Incarnate Word Invite with a 3:26.61 time, claiming the eighth-best mark all-time • Took second against Tulane (3:33.61) and TCU (3:32.88) • Placed sixth at the conference championship (3:25.92, 6th all-time) 800 Freestyle Relay • Took fifth at the C-USA Championships (7:19.81, 3rd all-time) 200 Medley Relay • Took third at the UIW Invite with a 1:44.11 time • Finished third at Tulane (1:48.33) 400 Medley Relay • Finished second at the UIW Invite (3:46.62, 8th all-time) • Took first versus SMU (3:49.67) • Tallied a third-place, all-conference finish at the C-USA Championships (3:43.28, 4th all-time)
2013-2014 50 Freestyle: • Recorded a time of 25.12 versus Tulane, earning second place • Finished fourth versus Arkansas with a time of 25.42 100 Freestyle: • Finished in first place versus Tulane with a time of 53.66 • Registered a time of 52.66 at the C-USA Championships, finishing19th 100 Butterfly: • Finished in first place versus Tulane with a time of 59.18 • Earned a third-place finish versus Rice with a time of 59.75 Relays • Was a part of the 200 Medley Relay team that finished fourth at the C-USA Championships • Finished in first place with the 200 Medley Relay Team versus Tulane • Earned a second-place finish with the 200 Medley Relay team at the Houston Invitational • Finished in third place with the 200 Free and 400 Medley Relay teams at the Houston Invitational
2012-2013 50 Freestyle: • Swam a season-high time of 23.99 at the UIW Invitational 100 Freestyle: • Claimed a time of 51.56 on Dec. 17 100 Butterfly: • Swam a time of 56.33 at the UIW Invitational • Consolation finalist at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, the time of 56.96 placed her 10th overall.
High School • Received Master of Sport award, which is given to a Romanian swimmer that succeeds the scale and enables entry in any Olympic pool from the country • Received Carmen Bunaciu Cup, which is awarded to the best backstroke competitor of the year • Awarded Olympic Gala Cup for Intelligence, which is given to athletes who manage to combine sports and good academics • Played on club team C.S. Dinamo Bucharest under coach Carmen Radu
Personal • Daughter of Stefan-Valentin Pana and Carmen Lates • Enjoys traveling and donating what she has to others in need • Majoring in Integrative Studies, with an emphasis in Management, Communications and International Relations
Top Times • 100 Back: 55.92 • 100 Fly: 55.80 • 50 Free: 22.99 • 100 Free: 50.93