Klaire Korver
Klaire  Korver


Redwood City, Calif.

High School:
Pinewood School





Korver Named College Swimming & Diving Honors Female Walk-On Athlete of the Year

College Swimming & Diving Honors singles out Korver and Burris for their achievments as walk-on student-athletes.


Pepperdine Celebrates Student-Athletes at Annual Honors Banquet

Jennifer Karson given standing ovation upon receiving the Maurice Hilliard Award.


Waves Earn CSCAA All-Academic Team Status

Pepperdine honored by coaches' association for excelling in the classroom.


Korver Earns Runner-Up Finish in 1-Meter Springboard at PCSC Championship

Waves sit in fourth place with two days left of competition.


Waves in Second Place After First Day of PCSC Championships

Pepperdine earns four top-eight finishes in three events to open the conference championships.

SENIOR/2012-13:Female Walk-On Athlete of the Year as selected by College Swimming and Diving Honors ... Selected as the PCSC Div. I Diver of the Meet ... All-PCSC performer in both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events ... Placed second in the 1-meter behind a career-high score of 209.25 ... Also earned seventh-place honors in the 3-meter at the league championship with a score of 187.35 ... Placed second in the 3-meter at the PCSC Time Trials with a season-high score of 211.90 ... Scored 190.35 in the 3-meter at the Beach Cup to finish in sixth ... Chalked a score of 208.75 during the first 1-meter round at the Malibu Invite ... Placed second in the 1-meter at the PCSC Time Trails with a score of 205.10 ... Earned two top-five finishes in the 1-meter at the Mustang Invite ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

JUNIOR/2011-12: Pepperdine Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... PCSC All-Conference in the 3-meter event ... PCSC All-Academic ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Placed seventh in the 3-meter at the conference championships with a score 212.75 ... With a score of 182.20, placed 10th in the 1-meter at the PCSC Championships ... Tallied five top-10 finishes in the 1-meter and five top-10 finishes in the 3-meter ... Posted career-high scores of 226.70 in the 3-meter and 204.65 in the 1-meter at the PCSC Time Trials.

SOPHOMORE/2010-11: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Spent the spring semester studying abroad and only competed in the fall ... Season-high scores include 178.75 in the 1-meter and 179.40 in the 3-meter ... Placed second in both the 1 and 3-meter events at the PCSC Relays along with partner Kristin Scribner.

FRESHMAN/2009-10: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Placed 11th on 3-meter at the PCSC Championships with 161.05 points and finished 14th on 1-meter with 169.55 points ... Recorded a personal best 3-meter score of 180.00 during the PCSC Time Trials.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2009 from Pinewood School, where she and her friend, Allie Butlers, started the school's first diving team during their senior year ... Competed for head coach Matt Stimson and qualified for the Central Coast Section Diving Championships ... Previously attended Laurel Springs School as a freshman ... Member of the National, Math and Spanish Honor Societies ... Silver medalist in the 2009 National Spanish Exam.

CLUB: Competed for Airborne Gymnastics ... Won a pair of state championships for a Level 9 team in 2006 and 2007 while serving as a team captain ... 2007 regional champion in the bar and all-around competitions ... Won the 2007 Western National bar title.

PERSONAL: Given name is Klaire Tomiko Korver ... Born and raised in Redwood City, Calif. ... History major ... Parents are Keith Korver and Roberta Lee ... Sister of Kandace ... Majoring in economics and Spanish ... Was a competitive gymnast for seven years ... Spent the summer of 2010 in Fiji and worked at the Mission at Natuvo Creek, a Christian mission that provides free health care to the local citizens ... Chose Pepperdine because "I like the size, location and the values it offers."

FAVORITES: Kerri Strug (sports hero) ... Kobe Bryant (pro athlete) ... Golden State Warriors (pro sports team) ... Memoirs of a Geisha (book) ... Slumdog Millionaire, Gladiator and Bridesmaids (movies) ... Parking Wars (TV Show) ... Keith Urban (musical artist) ... Dim Sum (food) ... Gymnastics (sport) ... Hobbies include drawing and painting.

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