Debbie Wells
Debbie Wells
  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    Amherst, MA
  • High School:
    Amherst Regional
  • Events:
    Back, IM
  • Major:
    Data Science and Biology
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna


Entering her first season as a member of the CMS women's swimming and diving program. 

Prior to CMS
Attended Amherst Regional High School in Massachusetts, where she was a member of the swimming and diving program ... Placed in both regional and statewide championship meets. In 2023, she finished in 1st and 3rd at regionals as well as 5th and 8th at states, while also placing 5th and 6th at states in 2022 ... Set a school record in the 200 IM, as well as two relay records ... Part of an Amherst relay that holds a regional record in Western Massachusetts ... Helped Amherst to a state championship in 2022, and a runner-up finish in 2023 ... Earned back-to-back regional titles in 2022 and 2023 ... Class valedictorian ... Member of National Honor Society ... Member of her school's science Olympiad club and women's rights club ... Worked as a TA in three algebra classes ... Volunteered at the regional red cross, and as a lifeguard and swim instructor.

Attends Claremont McKenna, where she has a dual major in data science and biology ... Looking to pursue pre-medical studies and computational biology after graduation ... Chose CMS because "it has amazing opportunities for athletics and a strong community across three colleges."

News Mentions

Athenas Swim and Dive wins All 16 Events in Senior Day Win over Redlands

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team honored its five seniors prior to the meet, and then celebrated by...

January 27, 2024

Athenas Swim and Dive Cruises to SCIAC Win over Occidental

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team won 15 of the 16 events as it captured a 227-64 win over...

January 6, 2024

Mayfield Has Three Wins, But CMS Women's Swimming and Diving Falls to Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Mackenzie Mayfield won all three of her individual events over two days for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and...

December 3, 2023

Athenas Swim and Dive Takes Two Wins in SCIAC Opener

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team, the defending SCIAC Champions, opened league play in 2023-24 by...

November 4, 2023