Clare Slagel

Clare Slagel
  • Event: Backstroke
  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
  • High School: Hempstead

Five-time NCAA III All-American that includes two national championships, once in the 200 backstroke (2014) and last year in the 100 backstroke…school record holder in the 500 freestyle (4:58.91), 100 backstroke (55.31), 200 backstroke (1:58.38) and as a member of the 200 medley (1:43.29) and 400 medley (3:49.34) relay teams…two-time Iowa Conference Winter Sports All-Academic Team honoree (3.5 GPA or higher)…two-time CSCAA Scholar All-American…twice named Capital One Academic All-American DIII Women's At Large team…four-year letter winner while at Hempstead High…Mississippi Valley Conference all-conference performer and was also named Athlete of the Year…also earned first team all-state honors…set seven school records…member of National Honor Society…daughter of Daniel and Karen Slagel.