Klara Pavelkova
Klara Pavelkova
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic
High School: Gymnasium Pripotocni
Position: Back/Sprint Free

2010-11: Placed seventh in the 200-yard backstroke and 11th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Patriot Invitational... Helped the 400 medley relay team claim fourth at the Patriot Invitational... 200 back (2:02.72) and 100 back (57.44) times at the America East Championships prelims rank third and sixth, respectively, on UMBC's all-time list... Best finish in a dual meet was second in the 100 back against Rider.


Background: Earned a spot on the Czech Republic national team after placing fourth in the 50-meter backstroke at the 2009 Czech Republic Championships… Finished seventh in the 50 back and ninth in the 100 back at the 2010 Czech Republic Winter Championships.


Personal: Daughter of Jindra Donhalova and Ludek Pavelek… Has two younger siblings, Ema and Frantisek… Major is undecided… Born Oct. 5, 1990.