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Claire Schelske
Claire Schelske

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

High School:
Marian

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance Free/Breast

Birthdate:
03/19/1993

Experience:
3L

Major:
Finance


11/22/2014

More Swimming Records Fall In Day 2 Of Pearland Invitational

Grender, Lincoln and Schachter set school marks in 400 IM, 200 free and 100 breast, respectively

11/21/2014

Swim Team Opens Pearland Invitational In Record Fashion

Holly Grender sets school mark in 200 IM while Mia Schacter ties her own mark in 50 free

11/08/2014

Swimming & Diving Posts Seven Season-Best Times At Vanderbilt

Green Wave fall to Western Kentucky, 201-96, and come up short against host Commodores, 178-109

11/01/2014

Swimming & Diving Rolls Past West Florida, 186-103

Tulane posts top marks in all 16 events with 1-2-3 finishes in 100 & 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back and 400 IM

09/26/2014

Swimming & Diving Finishes Second At North Texas Relays

Green Wave post wins in 300 back, 400 medley, 400 free and 1-meter diving in season-opening meet

09/17/2014

Tulane Swimming & Diving Preseason Practice

Photos By Parker Waters

TOP TIMES
100 breast: 1:05.84 at C-USA Championship (2/22/13)
200 breast: 2:28.24 at C-USA Championship (2/23/13)
50 free: 27.24 at LSU (10/25/13)
100 free: 55.03 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/23/13)
200 free: 1:56.96 at C-USA Championship (2/18/12)
500 free: 5:06.92 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/21/13)
1000 free: 10:36.62 at LSU (9/30/11)
1650 free: 17:41.94 at C-USA Championship (2/18/12)
200 IM: 2:16.93 at UALR (10/6/12)

Career Notes: Three-year letterwinner participated in 27 career meets...holds No. 7 individual mark in Tulane history in the 100 breast (1:05.94 at the C-USA Championship on Feb. 22, 2013)...in relay action, helped set the No. 10 (7:36.98 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 16, 2012) and No. 12 (7:39.63 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 22, 2013) marks in the 800 free as well as the No. 10 (3:53.98 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 21, 2013) and No. 12 (3:54.42 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 15, 2012) times in the 400 medley.

2013-14: Swam in all nine meets as a junior...posted career-best times of 27.24 in the 50 free with a leadoff split at LSU (Oct. 25) as well as 55.03 in the 100 free (Nov. 23) and 5:06.92 in the 500 free (Nov. 21) at the Phill Hansel Invitational to go with season-best marks of 1:07.08 in the 100 breast during the preliminaries of the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 22), 1:59.25 in the 200 free vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 2), 2:31.27 in the 200 breast during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (3/1/14), 10:45.65 in the 1000 free with a 1650 split at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 23) and 17:58.47 in the 1650 free at the Hansel Invite (Nov. 23)...tallied a pair of top three individual finishes with a second-place showing in the 1000 free vs UARL and a third-place performance in the 500 free at LSU...in relay action, helped the 200 free and 200 medley units post third-place showings vs UALR and the 400 free team finish third at North Texas (Jan. 18)...also swam the second leg of the 400 medley at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 21), LSU and the Houston Quad Meet (Feb. 1), and the second leg of the 800 free at the Hansel Invite (Nov. 22)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

2012-13: Participated in all nine meets as a sophomore...posted career-best times of 1:05.84 in the 100 breast at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 22), 2:16.93 in the 200 IM at UALR (Oct. 6) and 2:28.24 in the 200 breast during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Nov. 23) to go with season-best marks of 2:03.97 in the 200 free at San Diego State (Jan. 7), 5:07.28 in the 500 free during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Feb. 21)...top individual finish was a second-place showing in the 100 breast at UALR...in relay action, helped the 200 medley unit post third-place finishes vs North Texas (Oct. 20) and vs LSU (Oct. 26)...also swam the second leg of the 400 medley at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 15) and at Loyola Marymount (Jan. 11), and anchored the 800 free relay at the Hansel Invite (Nov. 16)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

2011-12: Swam in all nine meets as a true freshman...posted top times of 57.67 in the 100 free at San Diego State (Jan. 10), 1:07.00 in the 100 breast during the preliminaries of C-USA Championship (Feb. 17), 1:59.96 in the 200 free in a time trial at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 18), 2:32.90 in the 200 breast at the Houston Tri-Meet (Jan. 27), 5:07.40 in the 500 free in the C-USA prelims (Feb. 16), 10:36.62 in the 1000 free at LSU (Sept. 30) and 17:41.92 in the 1650 free at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 18)...tallied a pair of individual top three finishes: coming in second in the 1000 free at LSU and finishing third in the 1000 free vs North Texas...in relay action, anchored the 800 free at the San Diego Relays...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

High School: Four-year letterman at Marian High for coach Bill Thompson...set four school records as a prepster, helped the Mustangs to back-to-back State Division III titles as a freshman and sophomore and guided MHS to a State Division I runner-up showing as a senior...claimed All-Catholic, all-county and all-state honors all four seasons, was an All-American relay member as a sophomore, junior and senior, and was a Scholastic All-America nominee as a senior...voted team captain as a senior...also lettered four seasons in track and field...away from the pool, was a member of the Honor Roll, graduated valedictorian, was an AP Scholar and earned the Harvard Book Award.

Personal: Born Claire Elizabeth Schelske on March 25, 1993, in Royal Oak, Mich...daughter of John and Mary Schelske...has one brother, Michael...father, John, was an All-American basketball player at Kalamazoo College...majoring in finance.