Anna Tipton
Anna Tipton
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hartwell, Ga.
High School: Hart County
Major: Biology


  • 2017 PBC All-Academic Team
  • 2017 - one top-20 finish
  • 2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
  • 2016 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team 
  • 2017-18 D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
  • 2017-18 PBC Gold Scholar
  • 2016-17 PBC Gold Scholar
  • Finished first in 2016 dual at Armstrong State University
  • Led the team in two races in 2016, the Armstrong Dual 5K (20:39) and the Falcon Classic 6K (24:22)
  • Owns school's second-best 5K time of 19:05, set at the 2016 Queens Royals XC Challenge

At Georgia College

Major: Biology

High School 

  • Hart County High
  • Coach Cecil Marett
  • Personal best 5K: 20:47
  • Top State Meet finish: 17th
  • Also lettered in track, competitive cheer, soccer
  • 800m time of 2:27
  • State Finish of 8th in the 800m
  • Junior Marshall
  • Honor Graduate


  • Parents: Bryant and Laurie Tipton
  • Born July 6
  • Favorite Athlete: US Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman
  • Ringtone: Playtime
  • Chose GC because she loved the campus and dorms as well as the people that work there
  • Biggest sports thrill: the intensity and nervousness you feel when close games are coming down to their final moments
  • Is scared the most by fish
  • Favorite music: anything country
  • Favorite movie: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
  • Favorite TV show: Prison Break
  • Lives by the motto: "Do not fear, for I am with you. Do not be afraid for I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will help you; I will hold on to you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10

2017 Top Times [6 races]

6K 24:46 NCAA Regional 11/04/2017
5K 19:26 PBC Championship 10/21/2017

2016 Top Times [7 races]

6K 23:38 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/05/2016
5K 19:05 Royals XC Challenge 10/07/2016