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Swimming & Diving Team Signs 22 Athletes For 2003-04 Season

Swimming & Diving Team Signs 22 Athletes For 2003-04 Season

July 9, 2003

The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving team has added 22 athletes to the roster for the 2003-04 season. Head Coach Christopher Ip has signed 15 women and seven men to compete for the Tigers in the upcoming season. On the women’s side, the Tigers add 13 swimmers and two divers, while six swimmers and one diver join the Clemson men’s squad.

Christine Anseeuw joins the Tigers from Tampa, FL. Anseeuw was the 2001 Florida High School State Champion in the 200 free and was a six-time high school All-American. She swam for H.B. Plant High School and was named the Hillsborough County High School Swimmer of the Year in 2001. Anseeuw swam under coach Kevin Rosepapa for the Berkeley Barracudas club team and was a Junior National and U.S. Open Qualifier.

Louisville, KY native Caroline Boden was the 2003 Kentucky Region 2 High School Champion in the 50 free and was a member of the 400 free relay team that was the State Champion in 2002. She swam for coach Mike DeBoor of the Lakeside Seahawks and was a two-time champion of her age group in the 100 fly at the Kentucky State Long Course Championships.

Janell Brodrick transferred to Clemson from Northwestern in January of 2003 but did not compete due to a shoulder injury. The native of Fort Wayne, IN was a Senior National Qualifier and swam for the Fort Wayne Aquatics club team under coach Dave Gibson.

Briana Brotherson joins the Clemson roster from Colleyville, TX. She was a state finalist in the 200 IM in 2001 and 2002 and was a member of the 200 free and 400 medley relay teams that were finalists at the state meet. Brotherson holds the school record at Colleyville Heritage High School for the 50 and 100 free and the 100 fly. She swam for the Grapevine Colleyville Aquatic Team and was coached by Patrick Henry.

Sarah Cefalu, a native of Slidell, LA, was the Louisiana High School State Champion in the 200 IM and the runner-up in the 100 breast in 2002. In 2001, Cefalu was the State Champion in the 100 breast and finished second in the 200 IM. She holds the Northshore High School record in the 100 breast and the 200 IM. She swam under coach Ed Kelly for the Hurricane Swim Team.

Paige Crimmin transferred to Clemson from St. Bonaventure. The native of Bradford, MA earned first-team All-Conference at the Atlantic-10 Championships in 2002. She was a Senior National Qualifier and swam for the Seacoast Swimming Association club team.

Kallie Deters comes to Clemson from Grand Haven, MI. Deters was a High School All-American and was named All-State and All-Conference at Grand Haven High School in 2002. She was a finalist in the 50 and 100 free at the 2002 Michigan High School State meet.

A native of Tucson, AZ, Kristie Fancher is the 5A Southern Arizona Regional record holder and the Salpointe Catholic High School record holder in the 500 free. She earned a Scholar Athlete Award four years in high school. She swam for the Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics Club under coach Roric Fink.

Katie Hicks joins the Tiger roster from Greenville, SC where she attended Christ Church High School. Hicks swam under club coach Scot Bonine for Team Greenville.

Nicole Kroeger, a native of Cincinnati, OH, attended Oak Hills High School and swam for the Cincinnati Marlins club team under coach Chris Wolford. She is the sister of current Tiger Lindsey Kroeger.

Jen Miata comes to Clemson from Valhalla, NY. At Westlake High School, she was a two-time state meet qualifier in diving and also qualified for the state meet in track. Miata is coached by former Clemson diver Joe Somma at the New Canaan YMCA.

Kirkwood, MO native Mary Paulsen swam for Kirkwood High School where she was a four-year member of the Honor Roll. Paulsen was a Junior National Qualifier and swam under Jack Young at the Clayton Shaw Park Swim Club.

Jessica Scott of Germantown, TN joins the Tiger roster for the 2003-04 season. She was a four-time co-captain of her team at St. Mary’s High School. She swam for the Memphis Thunder Aquatic Club under coach Cory Horton.

Amanda Vaughan was named the South Carolina Female Co-Swimmer of the Year in 2001. The native of Greer attended Riverside High School and was a Y-National All-American for the Y-Spartaquatics Swim Team under coaches Peter Wright and Scott Dunn.

Dia Zaferopulos comes to Clemson from St. Charles, IL where she attended St. Charles North High School. Zaferopulos was coached by Ron Merriot and was a Junior Regional Qualifier in diving.

Caleb Bye placed fourth in the diving competition at the 2003 Indiana High School State meet and was a regional diving champion. The native of Portland, IN was a three-time conference champion for Jay County High School. Bye was a Junior National Qualifier and is currently competing for the Northern Indiana Diving Team where he is coached by Todd Waikel.

Greenville, SC native Jay Crout joins the Tigers for the 2003-04 season. Crout was the South Carolina High School State Champion in the 200 IM in 2001 for J.L. Mann High School. He was an All-State selection from 1999-2001 and was named to the All-Conference team from 1998-2001 and was the Conference Swimmer of the Year in 2001. He swam for Team Greenville under Scot Bonine.

Will Dorris attended McEachern High School in Marietta, GA. He swam for the Stingrays Swimming club team under coach Ian Goss.

Bryce Herrington, from Winter Haven, FL, was named the Polk County Swimmer of the Year in 2001 and 2002 for Lake Region Senior High School. Herrington swam for the Winter Haven Stingrays club team where he was coached by Jim Grazier.

Joel Johnson comes to Clemson from North Augusta, SC and North Augusta High School. He was a Senior National Qualifier and a Scholastic All-American. Johnson swam under club coach Jeff Rout for Greater Augusta Swimming.

Woodbridge, VA native Brett MacLennan joins the Tigers for the 2003-04 season. MacLennan attended Garfield High School and swam for the Occoquan Swimming club team.

Brian Regone was an All-State selection for the 500 free in 2001 and 2002 and was a Scholastic All-American in 2002. The Houston, TX native swam for James E. Taylor High School and KATY Aquatics club team where he was coached by Travis Sandifer.

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