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HANOVER, N.H. – Head coach James Holder has announced the addition of nine swimmers to the Dartmouth women's swimming and diving roster as members of the Class of 2021.

Joining the Big Green in 2017-18 are Katherine Cane, Maggie Deppe Walker, Hi'ilani Hopkins, Allie Hunter, Cathleen Li, Summer Martin, Mackenzie Stumpf, Kenns Van Steyn and Emma Wagner.

Name: Katherine Cane
Hometown/High School: Orinda, Calif. / The College Preparatory School
Event: Free, fly
Why I chose Dartmouth: “My dad swam for Dartmouth many years ago, and I'm proud to follow in his footsteps. But, that is not the only reason I chose to attend. I found that Dartmouth is the only place where I could compete in swimming, study engineering and join a sorority. And having my brother on the swim team is a plus, too.” 

Name: Maggie Deppe-Walker
Hometown/High School: Fairfax, Va. / James W. Robinson Secondary School
Event: Breast, IM
Why I chose Dartmouth: “Dartmouth is all-around amazing. I wanted a place where I could get an amazing education in a liberal arts environment with the engineering option, swim at the Division I level, and feel a strong sense of closeness and community.”

Name: Hi'ilani Hopkins
Hometown/High School: Kailua, Hawaii / Kamehameha Schools Kapalama
Event: IM
Why I chose Dartmouth: “Dartmouth has the two most important things I wanted in a college experience: excellent academic programs and the opportunity to swim. I immediately felt welcomed by the team and coaches, and I am excited to move to Hanover in the fall to begin my athletic and academic journey as a '21!” 

Name: Allie Hunter
Hometown/High School: Toronto, Ontario / Havergal College
Event: Fly, free
Why I chose Dartmouth: “Despite being from a different country, when I visited Dartmouth, I felt at home. On my visit, the coaches, team and other students couldn't stop telling me about how wonderful and exceptional Dartmouth truly is. I am looking forward to exploring Dartmouth's outstanding and challenging academics and contributing to a phenomenal team.”

Name: Cathleen Li
Hometown/High School: Belmont, Mass. / Belmont High School
Event: Fly, free
Why I chose Dartmouth: “I chose Dartmouth because I absolutely love the campus and the people!”

Name: Summer Martin
Hometown/High School: Rutledge, Pa. / Strath Haven High School
Event: Free, IM
Why I chose Dartmouth: “I chose Dartmouth because of the endless opportunities it offers for me to learn and grow, and the welcoming and supportive environment the swim team and staff exhibits. I can not wait for next year!”

Name: Mackenzie Stumpf
Hometown/High School: Palm Harbor, Fla. / Tarpon Springs High School
Event: Breast, IM
Why I chose Dartmouth: “I chose Dartmouth because I wanted to receive the best education possible and I found a team atmosphere that I really enjoyed. The team was great, the coaches were awesome and I can't wait to finally see some snow!”

Name: Kenna Van Steyn
Hometown/High School: Lafayette, Calif. / The Athenian School
Event: Breast/IM
Why I chose Dartmouth: “I was drawn to Dartmouth because of its vibrant community and education that focuses on developing the whole person. Although northern New Hampshire is cold, the people at Dartmouth are warm.” 

Name: Emma Wagner
Hometown/High School: Bedford, N.H. / The Derryfield School
Event: Free
Why I chose Dartmouth: “I chose Dartmouth because I was looking for a mid-sized school with a liberal arts and undergraduate focus with smart, passionate students and teachers. I also loved the gorgeous campus and the environment of the school.”