Crusaders Women's Track & Field BIO
Claire Turner
Player Profile:
Claire Turner 2289234
Position: Mid Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norwalk, Conn.
High School: Norwalk

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 500, 800 and 1,00-meter runs, 4 x 400 and 4 x 800-meter Relays
  • Posted career-best times in the 500-meter run (1:19.27) at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invite (2/10), in the 800-meter run (2:13. 96) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17), in the 1,000-meter run (2:58.96) at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational (1/27)
  • Qualified for and finished in third place for the 4 x 800-meter Relay (8:54.61) and in fifth for the 800-meter run (2:13.96) the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships
  • Also qualified for and finished in fifth place for the 4 x 800-meter Relay (9:23.86) and in seventh place for the 1,000-meter run (2:59.97) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
  • Qualified for IC4A/ECAC Indoor Track & Field Championships (3/3)
  • Finished in third in the 4 x 800-meter Relay (8:59.20) and 14th in the 800-meter run (2:16.60) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the 400, 800 and 1,000-meter runs
  • Recorded career-best times in the 400m (59.94) at the Minuteman Invitational (4/16), in the 800m (2:17.00) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6) and in the 1,000m (2:59.40) at the New England Indoor Championship (2/26)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015:  

  • Competed in the 400-meter dash and the 800 and 1,000-meter and one mile runs
  • Also competed on the 4x400 and 4x800-meter relay teams
  • Posted season-high times in the 400 (1:02.83) at the Minutemen Invitational, in the 800 (2:18.33) at the Brown Springtime Open, the 1,000 (3:04.10) at the Terrier Invitational and the one mile (5:31.53) at the Joe Donahue Games. 

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
  • Also runs cross country.

Turner’s Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

400m

59.94

Minuteman Invitational (4/16/2016)

500m

1:19.27

Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invite (2/10/2017)

800m

2:13.96

Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17/2017)

1,000m

2:58.96

John Thomas Terrier Invitational (1/27/2017)

1 Mile

5:31.53

Joe Donahue Games (1/23/2015)

 

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