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 Claudia DiSomma
Claudia  DiSomma
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sparta, N.J.

High School:
Sparta

Event:
Mid-Distance/Distance

Outdoor Elibility:
SO

01/22/2015

Eagles Capture First in Four Events at BU Meet

BC women's track and field had a strong showing at Boston University on Thursday evening

01/10/2015

Women's T&F Competes at Yale Invitational

The Eagles excel in the 1000m

12/06/2014

Westphal Breaks 5k Record at BU Invitational

The Eagles dominate with an all-around strong performance in the first indoor track meet of the season

04/06/2014

Women's Track and Field Records Three First-Place Finishes at UConn Invitational

O'Keefe, Zeloney and Boich each earn wins in four-team meet

As A SOPHOMORE (2014-15)
XC: Made her collegiate cross country debut at the New England Championships (10/11) and finished in 10th place in the women's JV 5K with a time of 19:02.0.
INDOOR: took first place in the 1000m with a time of 2:55.60, and finished the 4x400m relay with an overall time of 3:52.18 to qualify for ECAC's at the BU Invitational (12/6)...placed 6th in the 4x400m relay with an overall time of 4:03.21, and placed 6th in the distance medley relay with an overall time of 12:22.76 at the Yale Invitational (1/10)...finished the 800m in 2:13.54 and came in 2nd overall in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:58.97 at the BU Meet (1/22)...took 1st place in her heat of the 800m, finishing with a new personal record time of 2:10.62 for 5th place overall at the BU Invite (1/31)...finished the Distance Medley Relay in an overall time of 11:24.67 for 5th place, qualifying for the ECAC Indoors, at the BU Scarlet & White meet (2/9)...set a personal record in the 500m with a time of 1:14.29 and placing in 6th overall at the BU Valentine meet (2/15)... took 4th place with an overall time of 11:22.39 in the Distance Medley Relay at ACC Indoors (3/1), and finished the 4x400m relay in an overall time of 3:48.62 for 10th place, and became the 3rd fastest indoor relay time in BC history...finished the 4x800m relay in an overall time of 8:49.67 for 4th place in the preliminaries, and 6th place in the finals at the ECAC Championships (3/9).
OUTDOOR: Dominated both the UMass Invitational and the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite...placed first in the 800 meter event at both meets, with times of 2:13.68 and 2:13.17, respectively...played an integral part in the 4x400 relay team which also took first prize at both of those meets as well... set two personal records this season, the first coming at the UMass Minuteman (4/3) where she finished third with a time of 58.06...the second record came at the NEICAAA Championships, where DiSomma placed third in the 800, crossing the line at 2:09.50...travelled to the ACC Outdoor Championships as a qualifer in the 800 meters, ultimately finishing eighth in her heat with a time fo 2:09.78.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)
INDOOR: Made collegiate debut at the BU Season Opener (12/7), won the 800-meter (2:14.95) and helped the 4x400-meter relay squad place 7th (4:04.45)...raced the 800-meter leg of the DMR (11:57.18) that finished 1st at the Yale Collegiate Invitational (1/11)...ran a 2:16.04 800-meter to finish 2nd at the Battle in Beantown (1/18)...3rd place in the 1,000-meter run (2:54.47) at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/24)...ran a PR of 2:53.54 in the 1,000-meter to place 18th at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/7-8)...placed 15th at the ACC Championships (2/27-3/1), covering 800-meters in a PR of 2:12.16...concluded the season at the ECAC Championships (3/7-9), competing in the DMR-relay (11:50.91) and 4x800-meter relay (8:55.70), which qualified for finals and placed 9th.
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 1,600SMR (4:01.43) that placed 5th and 4x1,500m (19:30.93) that placed 7th at the Raleigh Relays (3/28-29)...covered 800-meters in 2:15.69 at the UConn Invitational (4/12) to place 2nd...achieved a PR of 2:12.03 in the 800-meters at the ACC Championships (4/17)...placed 3rd in the 400-meter (58.54) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/25)...4x800-meter relay squad placed 11th in 9:01.80 at the ECAC Championships (5/16-18)...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

BEFORE BC
Three-time All-American... 12 varsity letters in high school... Mugs Media Athlete of the Year... All West NJ Herald Athlete of the Year... first team all-state... Meet of Champions winner in 1600m and 4x400m... NJ state freshman record holder in the 1600m at 4:45... Star Ledger athlete of the year... first team all-Herald... Hunterdon Warren Sussex Meet Most Valuable Runner in 2010... recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award in 2013.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Carmine and Christine DiSomma... two siblings: Frankie (22) and Nick (20)... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences... communications major.

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
400m
58.06 - UMass Minutemen (4/3/2015)
800m
2:09.50 - NEICAAA (5/7/2015)
1000m
2:53.14 - BU Valentine (2/13/2015)

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