2018-19 Women's Swimming and Diving Roster

Ioanna Sacha

Ioanna Sacha

  • Height
    5-6
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • Position
    Back/IM
  • Hometown
    Athens, Greece
  • Prev School
    ANOG Club Glyfada, Greece
  • Major
    Undecided

Biography

Freshman [2017-18 Season]
* Swam in all nine meets including the WAC Championship 
* Finished in the top ten for each event participated in through out the entire season
* Had a six-event-streak of placing first at Wyoming and New Mexico State in the 200-yard Medley Relay, 200-yard Backstroke (x2), 200-yard Breaststroke, 100-yard Backstroke, and the 200-yard IM. 
* Recorded another record in the UNC Record Book in 100-yard Backstroke with a time of 00:55.04. 
* With three previous UNC records in the 200-yard Backstroke, Sacha recorded a new record at the WAC Championship with a time of 1:56.78. 
* Recorded a new time in the UNC Record Book for the 200-yard IM at the UH Phil Hansel Invitational.
*Fastest personal and school record for 200-yard IM broke at WAC Championship.

Glyfada 6th Lyceum [Athens, Greece]
* Member of three team championships
* National records in 100m and 200m backstroke
* 2016 Gold medal in 200m backstroke at national school championships
* Greece junior national team member since 2012
* 2015 participated at Baku 200m backstroke finals
* 2014 participated in 4x100 medley relay at Dordrecht finals

Personal
Daughter of Loukas Sacha and Evdokia Vlaserou...Younger sister to Nikiforos...Born June 22, 1999 in Athens, Greece.