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Women’s Swimming and Diving Announces 2018-19 Recruiting Class

Women’s Swimming and Diving Announces 2018-19 Recruiting Class

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University women's swimming and diving team has announced the addition of eight student-athletes to the 2018-19 roster.

Kelsey Cordery, Marissa Carrig, Ivana Janssen, Rachel Kimmel, Zanre Oberholzer, Kamryn Paige, Claire Schaef and Emerson Graham have been added to a roster that finished fifth at the 2018 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships.

Joining the Bonnies from Berkley, Mass. is Kelsey Cordery. She swam for Somerset Berkley Regional High School in the sprint freestyle, backstroke and individual medley events. She ranked in the top 10 in New England swimming in 2017 and 2018. Cordery will major in biology at St. Bonaventure

A native of Orchard Park, N.Y., Marissa Carrig swam for Orchard Park High School in the freestyle races. Carrig was named most improved swimmer and also won the coaches award. She earned a third and a ninth place relay finishes at the state meet. Carrig plans to major in health sciences at St. Bonaventure.

Coming to St. Bonaventure from Moscow, Russia is Ivana Janssen. She competed in both short course and long course races at the German Nationals in Berlin. At St. Bonaventure, Janssen plans to major in psychology.

Rachel Kimmel is a native of Fort Loudon, Pa., and competed for James Buchanan High School. Kimmel was a two-time district champion and earned a second-place finish at the PIAA state meet. She will major in journalism at St. Bonaventure.

Next is Zanre Oberholzer from Windoek, Namibia. She competed for Windoek Gymnasium Private School in the backstroke events. She was named Sportswoman of the Year from 2013-2016. Oberholzer plans to major in health sciences.

Joining the Brown and White from Niskayuna, N.Y. is Kamryn Paige. She competed for Niskayuna High School in the butterfly and backstroke races. She was a four-time sectional champion, a Times Union All-Star, a Speedo Finalist and a futures qualifier. Paige will major in political science at St. Bonaventure.

Claire Schaef joins St. Bonaventure from West Richland, Wash. She swam the butterfly, freestyle and individual medley events at Richland High School. She scored a silver medal in the 500-freestyle at the state meet and reached the Class A State Finals 10 times throughout her career. Schaef plans to be a biochemistry major at St. Bonaventure.

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