Crusaders Women's Cross Country BIO
Claire Turner
Player Profile:
Claire Turner 2289234
Year: Junior
Hometown: Norwalk, Conn.
High School: Norwalk

2016:

  • Ran season-best 5k time of 21:09 at the Nassaney Invitational on Sept. 10
  • Also ran the 5k in 21:42.26 at the New England Championship
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015:

  • Ran her best 5K of the season at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational, finishing with a time of 20:05.
  • Also registered 5K times of 22:07 vs. New Hampshire and Providence and 22:17 at the New England Championship.
  • Competed in the 6K at the Paul Short Invitational, finishing with a time of 24:25.
  • Ran the 3K at the Central Connecticut Mini Meet, earning a time of 11:34.

2014:

  • Ran season-best 5K time of 19:10.36 and earned a first place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational
  • Also ran in the ECAC Championship (156th, 21:55.50), Central Connecticut Mini Meet 3K (JV, 37th, 11:54.66) and New Hampshire (52nd, 20:59.80).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Norwalk High School
  • 2013 team captain
  • Earned Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Award
  • Named to second team All-FCIAC in 2013
  • Set a 5K personal record of 19:51
  • Four-year member of the varsity indoor track team
  • Team captain in 2013 and 2014
  • Earned the FCIAC Scholar-Athlete Award
  • Named to first team All-FCIAC in 2012 and second team All-FCIAC in 2014
  • Holds school records in the 600 meter and the 1,000 meter races
  • Four year member of the varsity outdoor track team
  • Named to All-FCIAC second team in 2013 and 2014
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Paul and Karen Turner
  • Has one sister (Laura)
  • Majoring in Political Science and History

Turner's Top 5K Performances 

Year Time Meet (Date)
2014 19:10.36 UMass Dartmouth Invitational (9/20)
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