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 Claire Smith
Claire Smith
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Avon, Conn.

High School:
Avon

Height:
5-7

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/19/1992

Outdoor Elibility:
RS JR

AS A SENIOR (2013-14)
XC: Competed at the UMass XC Invitational (9/14) 5k with a time of 19.21...crossed the line in 19.34 at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27)...ran through the line at 19:15, finishing 31st at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational (10/18).
Indoor T&F: Did not compete.
Outdoor T&F: Turned in a personal best time of 5:00.44 for a 32nd place at the UMass Invitational (4/12)...competed at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/25) 3,000-meter in 10:54.5...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13)
XC: Finished in 26th place and set a personal best time of 19:02.8 at the New England Championship (10/7)...concluded the season with a 25th place finish at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational, covering 5k in 19:42.8.
Indoor T&F: Season debut in the 1,000-meter at the Joe Donahue Games (1/25), placed 16th in 3:17.56...improved her mile time (5:20.12) at the Tufts Cupid Challenge (2/11), finishing 10th overall.
Outdoor T&F: Ran a 5:17.37 1,500-meter time at the Bridgewater State University Invitational (3/23)...finished in 28th place at the Tufts Snowflake Classic (3/30), covering 1,500-meters in 5:06.11...set a PR in the 1,500-meters (5:03.96) at the UConn Invitational (4/6), good for 21st place overall...ran a 5:04.02 1,500-meter time at the UMass Invitational (4/13)...set a 3,000-meter PR at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/26), finished 8th in 10:25.57.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12)
Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Turned in a personal record time of 19:15 for 12th place in the first heat of the New England Championship (10/8)...completed the UMass Cross Country Invitational (9/17) with a time of 19:27.08...ran through the line at 18:32 (4.7K), finishing in 43rd at the season opener hosted by Dartmouth (9/10).
Indoor T&F: Competed in the ACC Championships (2/23-25), running the mile in 5:21.37.

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11)
XC:Ran 19:20 in first collegiate meet, the UMass Invitational (9/18)...missed rest of season due to injury...received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

BEFORE BC
Attended Avon High School in Avon, Conn. ... captain of both the cross country and outdoor track and field teams ... All-State honors in track and field and cross country ... two-time Northwestern Connecticut Cross Country (NCCC) Champion ... three-time NCCC two-mile champion ... class MM cross country champion ... Class M two-mile champion... played soccer and won the Premier Connecticut League ... member of the National Honor Society, achieving high honors throughout high school ... also attended Jensen Beach High School in Jensen Beach, Fla. during freshman year.

PERSONAL
Born June 19, 1992 in Beverly, Mass. ... parents are Cameron and Marianne Smith ... has three siblings, Amanda (22), Colin (18) and Caroline (14) ... currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
1000m
3:12.83 - BU Multi (1/17/2013)
1500m
5:00.44 - UMass (4/12/2014)
Mile
5:20.12 - Tufts (2/11/2013)
3000m
10:25.57 - UConn (4/26/2013)
5K
19:02.8 - New England's (10/7/2012)

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