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Claire Dickmann Download PDF
NAME: Claire Dickmann
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
SPORT(S): Swimming
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: "Olympic Trials in 200 butterfly."
BIRTHDATE: 4-21-90
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'7" – 135 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Edgewood, Ky.
PARENTS: Richard & Polly
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "Cory Chitwood in swimming; dad in life."
FUTURE GOAL: "Finalists at Olympic Trials & NCAAs."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This senior swimming All-American is the defending Kentucky state champion in the 500 freestyle (4:54.81) and also finished 4th in the 100 butterfly (56.99). She was state runner-up in the 500 freestyle her sophomore year. Claire was last year's district champ in the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke, plus was a member of the 1st-place 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay teams. She was named 1st team all-NKY, NKY Swimmer of the Year (for the 2nd time), MVP of the NKAC championships and 1st team all-state. On a national level, Claire finished 3rd in the 500 freestyle at the U.S. Junior Nationals' competition. A 4-year varsity starter who also swims for the Northern Kentucky Clippers, Claire is also an accomplished dancer, a star student and is active in community service. She will swim next season at the University of Florida. Her favorite athlete is Whitney Myers, favorite entertainer is John Mayer and most-like-to-meet is Heath Ledger.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Claire's focus and determination to the sport of swimming, combined with her fire to continually improve, has separated her from her peers. The maturity she has shown growing to a top recruit in the sport and maintaining her composure and academic standards are truly remarkable."
-- Emily Maier, Swimming Coach