Vanessa Aniteye


2017: INDOOR - Earned All-American honors with a seventh place finish in the 4x400 (3:45.10) ... time of 3:45.10 was a school-record and ranks second in GNAC history ... Earned first-team All-GNAC honors by winning the 4x400 (3:46.99) and finishing second in the 400 (55.89) ... set school record and the sixth-best in GNAC history in the 400 (55.89) at the GNAC Championships ... ran the fourth-fastest time in the 200 (25.35) in school-history ... All-West Region honoree. OUTDOOR - Earned first-team All-American honors in the 4x400 after finishing 10th (3:43.33) at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... placed 20th in the 400 at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... earned first-team All-GNAC honors after winning the 400 (54.88) and 4x100 (46.76) and finishing second in the 4x400 (3:50.19) ... time of 54.88 in the 400 at the GNAC Championships ranks second in school history and sixth in GNAC history ... ran a season-best time of 25.37 in the 200, seventh-best in school history ... member of 4x100 relay team that ran 46.37 at the Triton Invitational setting a new school record and second-best mark in GNAC history ... member of 4x400 relay team that ran 3:41.93 at the SFSU Distance Carnival setting a new school and GNAC record ... Earned All-West Region honors in the 400 and 4x400 relay ... named GNAC Freshman of the Year. INTERNATIONAL - Earned a silver medal in the 4x400 as a member of the German team at the European Under-20 Track and Field Championships... USTFCCCA Scholastic All-American.

BEFORE UAA: Competed for Chugiak High School as a transfer student in 2014 ... during that season, furnished season best of 59.22 in 400 meters ... returned to Hamburg and graduated from Gymnaium Rahlstadt ... in 2015, placed sixth in the 400 meters at the U18 Junior Championships  and placed eighth in the same event at the U20 German Championships in 2016.

PERSONAL: Born June 30, 1998 in Hamburg, Germany ... daughter of Festus and Gifty Aniteye ... has five siblings ... health sciences major.

Position: Sprints
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Norderstedt, Germany
High School: Chugiak HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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