Claire O'Connell
Claire O'Connell
Height: 5-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Los Altos Hills, Calif.
High School: Henry M. Gunn
Position: Distance
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2013: (Indoor): Came tenth in the 3000m with a time of 10:54.48 at the Harvard Challenge (1/19) … came 44th in the 5000m at the Terrier Classic (1/25) in 18:35.41.

2012: Finished second in the steeplechase (11:39.13) at the NEWMAC Championship (outdoor) … ranked second on the team for the 3000 steeplechase (11:26.39) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

2011: Did not compete as a freshman.

Off the Track: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Henry M. Gunn Senior High School … first team all-league as a senior … San Jose Mercury All-Country cross country as a senior … cross country team most improved award as a senior … track team most improved as a senior … track team captain … California Interscholastic Federation – Central Coast Section 2010 Student-Athlete of the Year … National Merit commended scholar.