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Claire Aksamit
Claire  Aksamit


Rochester, Minn.

High School:





Wildcats Fall to Ranked Penn State Teams

Villanova places well in relays


Wildcat Women Defeat La Salle in Season Opener

Team tallies nine first-place finishes


Wildcats Finish Fifth at BIG EAST Championships

Edwards and Tammadge combine for three more all-conference performances on Saturday night


Du Plessis Breaks School Record in 100 Backstroke at BIG EAST Championships

Wildcats jump two spots up to sixth entering final day of conference meet


Hayley Edwards Earns All-BIG EAST Honors in 500 Yard Freestyle

Villanova junior came in third in the 500 free on second day of conference championships

Top Times:
50 Free – 25.79 (2015, vs. Richmond)
100 Butterfly - 59.07 (2015 BIG EAST Championships)
200 Butterfly – 2:13.08 (2014 BIG EAST Championships)
100 Backstroke – 59.40 (2015 BIG EAST Championships)
200 Backstroke – 2:07.40 (2015 BIG EAST Championships)

2014-15: Swam in 10 meets on the year … Primarily raced in the 100 and 200 backstrokes, the backstroke portions of the 200 and 400 medley relays and the 200 freestyle relay … Swam in a total of 22 events on the season.

2013-14: Competed in four events at the BIG EAST Championship including the 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 butterfly and 500 freestyle in Swell, N.J. to help the Villanova women's swimming team win 14 out of 18 events to capture its first BIG EAST Championship since 1996 ... Swam a leg in the second-place 200 freestyle relay (1:43.10) finish at home versus Penn State ... Placed fourth in the 200 backstroke (2:15.23) at NC State ... Swam a leg in the second-place 200 freestyle relay (1:43.88) finish in Villanova's victory at La Salle.

2012-13: Competed in three events at the BIG EAST Championship, including 200 butterfly, 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle ... swam in nine meets throughout the season.

2011-12: Swam at least once in nine different individual races ... Competed at the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 butterfly, 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle ... Finished 32nd at the conference meet in the 200 fly (2:13.51) ... Registered a top time at the Championships in the 200 free, touching the wall at 1:56.47 ... RELAYS: Swam a leg in the 200 freestyle relay, teams placed 7th at the Connecticut/Georgetown/Rutgers quadrangular meet and first against Seton Hall.

Lourdes High School: Earned five varsity letters in swimming and one in track ... Garnered all-conference, all-state, All-America accolades ... Was named team captain ... Member of National Honor Society and was in the Top 10 percent of the class in her senior year ... Also an AP Scholar ... Coached by Paul Bachman.

Personal: Born January 11, 1993 ... Middle child of three of Timothy and Maureen Aksamit ... Siblings are Jim and Will ... Chose to attend Villanova because she loved the school ...Enjoys music and food ... Majoring in Global Interdisciplinary Studies.