Tanja Kirmse
Tanja Kirmse
Height: 5-10
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Burghausen, Germany
High School: Kurfuerst Maximilian Gymnasium
Position: Fly/Free

As a Freshman (2013-14)
Placed third in both the 200 and 500-yard freestyles with times of 1:50.59 and 4:53.15, respectively and helped the team finish fifth in the 880-yard freestyle relay, eighth in the 200-yard freestyle relay and 10th in both 400-yard medley and freestyle relays at the Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships. 

High School
Set the club record in the 100 meter freestyle, placed third at nationals in her age group and 10th overall ... helped her team to promotion to the Bundesliga, the second highest level of swimming in Germany ... named the top student athlete for the 2012-2013 season.

Daughter of Barbara and Uwe Kirmse ... has two siblings, Roman and Anna … chose St. Bonaventure because it is a small school with small classes where someone can receive a good education while participating in athletics … an undeclared business major.