Claire Schaef
Claire Schaef
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: West Richland, Wash.
High School: Richland
Events: Free/Fly/IM
Major: Biochemistry

As A Freshman (2018-19)

  • Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree
  • Grabbed seventh in the 1650-freestyle (17:08.83) and was a member of the eighth-place 800-freestyle relay team at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships (2/23)
  • Finished third in the 100-butterfly (1:01.99) and was a member of the third-place 200-medley relay team (1:57.53) vs. Niagara (2/2)
  • Was a member of the second-place 400-freestyle relay (3:39.07) team, placed third in the 200-butterfly (2:13.51) and took third-place in the 200-freestyle (2:00.73) at Binghamton (1/26).
  • Grabbed third-place in the 1000-freestyle (10:51.87), placed fourth in the 500-freestyle (5:21.66) and was a member of the fifth-place 400-medley relay (4:15.16) team against Cornell (1/21).
  • Finished in first-place in 1000-freestyle (10:43.75), first-place in the 500-freestyle (5:15.10) and was a member of the second-place 400-freestyle relay (3:39.76) team against Canisius (11/10).
  • Placed second in the 1650-freestyle (17.54.26), third in the 400-IM (4:37.55), fifth in the 500-freestyle (5:14.18) and was a member of the third-place 400-freestyle relay (3:39.76) team at the Atlantic 10 Classic (10/28).
  • Took first-place in the 1000-freestyle (10:47.43), first-place in the 200-butterfly (2:08.40) and placed first in the 500-freestyle (5:16.77) against Colgate (10/20).
  • Finished second in the 500-freestyle (5:12.56), third-place in the 1650-freestyle (17:54.94), fifth-place in the 200-butterfly (2:10.34), sixth in the 400-IM (4:42.87) and sixth in the 200-freestyle (1:58.54) at the Justin Jennings Memorial Invite (10/5).

High School/Club
State silver medalist in the 500-freestyle ... made the state finals 10 times throughout high school career ... Most Valuable Swimmer for Washington State Championship team ... First-Team All-Conference ... Academic All-American ... Valedictorian of graduating class at Richland High.

Personal
Daughter of Heather and Todd Schaef ... Biochemistry major ... has one sibling, Spencer. 

2018-19 Top Marks

200 Freestyle SCY 1:58.63 2nd Annual Justin Jennings Inv 10/6/2018
500 Freestyle SCY 5:02.29 2018 Zippy Invitational 11/30/2018
1000 Freestyle SCY 10:43.75 Canisius vs St Bona 11/10/2018
1650 Freestyle SCY 17:08.83 2019 A-10 2/23/2019
100 Butterfly SCY 1:02.90 Niagara @ SBU 2/2/2019
200 Butterfly SCY 2:05.75 2019 A-10 2/23/2019
200 Individual Medley SCY 2:14.01 2018 Zippy Invitational 11/30/2018
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:32.88 2018 Zippy Invitational 12/1/2018