Arizona’s Annie Chandler Named Phoenix Women’s Sports Association’s 2010 Athlete of the Year

PHOENIX, Arizona, May 10. UNIVERSITY of Arizona swimmer Annie Chandler was named the 2010 Phoenix Women's Sports Association's Athlete of the Year on Saturday evening. Chandler was honored during the association's annual awards event at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center in Phoenix.

Chandler, a senior, won the 100 breaststroke national championship at this year's NCAA Championships in West Lafayette, Ind. with an NCAA record time of 58.06. The San Antonio, Texas native was also instrumental in Arizona's 200 and 400 medley relay national titles, swimming the breaststroke leg on each.

For her career, Chandler finished with 18 All-America honors, one individual national championship, six relay championships and one team NCAA title in 2008. In April, Chandler was awarded UA's Ruby Award, given to the athletic department's top senior female athlete.

The Phoenix Women's Sports Association is a non-profit organization that helps women find their power through sports. PWSA reaches out to underserved athletes, providing them with opportunities to reach their greatest potential by building confidence and self-esteem through participation in sports and fitness activities. For more information, please visit

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