Clare Slagel

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

2014 NCAA III national champion in the 200 backstroke earning Luther's first national title in swimming…five-time NCAA III All-American placed 4th in the 100 backstroke and third  in the 200 backstroke in 2013; placed third in the 100 backstroke and 7th as a member of the 200 medley relay, and 10th in the 400 freestyle relay…holds four individual school records in the 500 freestyle (4:58.91), 100 backstroke (55.31) and 200 backstroke (1:58.38)…also swam on 200 medley (1:43.29) and 400 (3:49.34) medley relay teams that set school records…Iowa Conference Winter Sports All-Academic Team honoree (3.5 GPA or higher)…2014 CSCAA Scholar All-American…named to the 2014 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.