Claire Mikesell
Claire Mikesell
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Clearfield, Pa.
High School: Clearfield Area
Events: Free

Prior to Ohio: Swam, ran cross country, and competed in track & field all four years at Clearfield Area Junior/Senior High School…Was nominated swim team captain junior and senior year... Awarded All-American in 50-yard freestyle in 2014…Set records in 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle in 2014…Was the District IX Champion 2013-16 and a PIAA State Medalist, and helped her team to become the Women’s District IX Champions in 2016…Competed for the Clearfield YMCA Pool Sharks- eight years and the Clearfield Community Pool Sharks- 10 years…Graduated on the High Honor Roll and was awarded good citizenship all four years…Was involved as a Student Council Officer, on Homecoming Court, on Prom Committee, and in National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Jon and Sue Mikesell…Has one brother, Luke, and one sister Paige…Lists favorite athlete as Natalie Coughlin and her favorite team as the Pittsburgh Steelers… Hobbies include camping, hiking, and going to the beach…Plans to major and Early Childhood Education.