Claire Tembreull
Claire Tembreull
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Gladstone, Mich.
High School: Gladstone Area
Major: Speech-Language Pathology

Top Times

50 freestyle - 27.34
100 backstroke - 1:04.88
200 backstroke - 2:17.92

College Career


  • Took first in the women's 200 freestyle race against Olivet College (2:10.04)
  • Swam in the finals of the 200 backstroke race at the MIAA Championships (2:19.16)
  • Earned her season-fastest time (1:04.88) in the 100 backstroke at the Carthage Classic 

High School: UP girls championship swim team Gladstone high school (2016 and 2018), girls medley relay UP Finals record in 2018 ... All-UP swim team 2015-2018, MVP of Gladstone high school swim team 2017 and 2018, Most Improved Swimmer 2015, Michigan Academic Athlete Award 2017

Community Involvement: Chelsea Hewitt Memorial Scholarship, four-year honor roll student ... participated in orchestra, chamber ensemble, high school musicals, and church youth group ... served as a camp counselor at Camp Michigamme, worship leader at First Methodist United Church, member of the Youth Advisory Committee, Community Foundation board member, and Mission Team Cass Community Social Services

Personal: Enjoys playing the violing, spending time with family and friends, being involved in her hometown's church, and working as a swim instructor at her local YMCA ... chose to attend Alma College because of the small campus and class sizes, as well as the opportunity to play violin in the orchestra and swim on the swim team.