Cliff Goertemiller
Cliff Goertemiller
Height: 6-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
High School: Oakwood
Position: Distance Freestyle
House Affiliation: Dunster

Before Harvard
Selected as captain his senior year and earned four varsity letters in swimming … Led Oakwood to a state championship in 2012 and a runner-up finish in 2011 … Two-time MVP … Oakwood Coaches’ Award recipient as a senior … NICSA All-America selection as a junior … Three-time champion at Southwest Ohio Classic in 500 free and 1,650 free … Two-time champion at Southwest Ohio Classic in 200 free … USA Swimming sectionals 800 free and 1,500 free champion in 2010 … Placed second at Junior Nationals in 2012 in the 800 free … In 2011, had a top-five finish at the Ohio Open Water Championship … Set Ohio record in the 1,500 free (15:30.29) for 17-18 men in 2012 … In 2011, set Ohio record for 15-16 men in the 500 free (4:25.26) … Junior Nationals team member … 2012 Olympic Trials Qualifier … Two-time captain of the academic decathlon team … Led the academic decathlon team to two regional and state championships, and a national championship as the highest scoring student at all levels … Helped the academic decathlon team to be the first ever Division III team to attend national competition in 2011 … Two-time Principal Scholar Athlete.