New Zealand’s Paige Schendelaar-Kemp Announces Verbal to Florida State

Auckland, New Zealand’s Paige Schendelaar-Kemp has verbally committed to Florida State University for 2017-18. Schendelaar-Kemp attends attend Pakuranga College in Auckland and swims for Howick Pakuranga Swim Club. Her best SCM times, converted to SCY, are:

  • 100 Butterfly – 1:00.52 SCM / 54.52 SCY *
  • 200 Butterfly – 2:15.48 SCM / 2:02.05 SCY *
  • 50 Freestyle – 25.84 SCM / 23.27 SCY *
  • 100 Freestyle – 55.90 SCM / 50.36 SCY *
  • 200 Freestyle – 2:01.07 SCM / 1:49.07 SCY *
  • 200 IM – 2:17.06 SCM / 2:03.47 SCY *

*using the Speedo Time Converter

Schendelaar-Kemp competed at the 2015 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup last November in Tokyo, Doha, and Dubai. She was a finalist at the 2016 New Zealand Olympic Trials in the 100m fly, and has been a member of the 2016 NZ National Development Squad. She holds 11 national age group records in New Zealand, mostly in butterfly events.

She joins the other members of formidable class of 2021 that have also made verbal commitments to the Seminoles:

“I chose Florida State University because the athletic programme is second to none. I fell in love with the coaching staff immediately and am excited to see where FSU takes me. No words can describe how thrilled I am to be joining the Seminole family! GO NOLES!!!”

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