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Claire McConnell
Position: Multis
Other Position: Multis
Year: Senior
Hometown: Klein, Texas
High School: Klein

• 2013 Second Team Indoor All-American (Pentathlon)
• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Pentathlon)

• 2012 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (Heptathlon, 4x400-Meter Relay)

• 2012 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Pentathlon, 4x400-Meter Relay)

• 2011 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (Heptathlon)

Indoor Collegiate Bests
High Jump: 5-8.75 (1.75m)
Long Jump: 19-2.75 (5.86m)
Pentathlon: 4,079 (60H: 8.68 - HJ: 5-8.75 - SP: 37-00.25- LJ: 17-8.25 - 800: 2:19.53)

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
200-Meter Dash: 24.67
100-Meter Hurdles: 14.18
High Jump: 5-7 (1.70)
Javelin: 97-5 (29.69)
Heptathlon: 5,214 (200: 24.86 - 800: 2:16.28 - 100H: 14.24 - HJ: 5-4.25 - LJ: 18-5.25 - SP: 34-10.25 - JAV: 88-4)

2013
(Outdoor) Finished the season with a second place 5385 point heptathlon finish at the Big 12 Championships… Placed seventh in the high jump with a 5-5.75 (1.67) effort… Ran a 25.32 in the 200-meter dash at the Dr. Pepper Classic for a ninth place finish… Had a 14.50 effort in the 100-meter hurdle for a third place finish… Had a high jump of 5-5.00 (1.65) for a tenth place finish… Had a fourth place, 5097 point finish in heptathlon at the John McDonnell Invitational…Performed a personal-best in the long jump with a distance of 19-2.75 (5.86) to finish fourth in the event at the John McDonnell Invitational…Made her outdoor debut at the Arkansas Spring Invitational where she recorded a personal-best 14.18 in the 110m hurdles to finish seventh, and added an 11th-place finish in the 200m dash (24.92) and 17th-place effort in the shot put (33-10.25/8.25m). (Indoor) Made her NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship debut with an 11th-place finish in the    pentathlon with 3,916 points, and recorded personal best performances in 60-meter hurdles (8.68) and shot put (11.28m)…Her personal-best performance in the 60-meter hurdles sits ninth all-time in the OU record books…Finished third in the    pentathlon with 4079 points to break her own school record and to become the first Sooner to ever break 4,000-points or more in the    pentathlon at the Big 12 Indoor Championships, where she recorded career bests in the 60m hurdles (8.79), high jump (5-8.75/1.75m), shot put (36-7.00/11.15m) and 800m run (2:19.53)…Broke the Oklahoma pentathlon record for the first time of the 2013 season after she totaled 3,912 points at the Razorback Invitational, to finish fourth overall and total the best score by a Sooner in 31 years.  She had two career performances in both the high jump and shot put after she cleared 5-8.35 (1.74m) and threw 36-5.75 (11.12m), respectively…Leapt to first place with a career-best 19-2.75 (5.86m) effort in the long jump at the Sooner Invitational…Opened her senior campaign with a third-place effort in the    long jump with a mark of 18-04.25 (5.50m) at the J.D. Martin Invitational.

2012
(Indoor) Won the high jump title at the J.D. Martin Invitational after clearing a personal-best 5-6 ... Finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.89 ... Reached the final after qualifying with a time of 8.88 seconds in the event ... Finished 11th in the shot put (32-09.00) ... Scored 3,709 points in the pentathlon at the Razorback Invitational ... Finished 11th in the high jump at the Tyson Invitational (5-4.25) ... Finished 31st in the 60-meter hurdles (8.86) ... Ran the third leg of the eighth-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:43.65) ... Tied for first in the high jump at the Oklahoma Invitational with a personal-best 5-6 ... Scored a collegiate best 3,811 points to finish seventh in the event at the Big 12 Championship ... Ran the third leg of the eighth-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:43.53). (Outdoor) Took fourth in the high jump at the Bobby Lane Invitational (5-7) ... Clocked a 25.44 in the 200-meter dash ...Finished seventh in the 100-meter hurdles at the Bobby Lane Invitational (14.59) ... Raised her mark in the heptathlon to 5,204 points with a 10th-place finish at the Texas Relays ... Ran the anchor leg of the sixth-place 4x400-meter relay at the Sun Angel Classic (3:45.30) ... Finished eighth in the high jump (5-5) ... Finished second in the long jump at the John Jacobs Invitational with a wind-aided 19-3.50 ... Lowered 100-meter hurdle time to 14.18 at the John McDonnell Invitational ... Cleared 5-3 to finish fifth in the high jump ... Set a new collegiate best in the 200-meter dash at the Bobcat Classic (24.67) ... Finished sixth in the high jump (5-5) ... Finished eighth in the heptathlon at the Big 12 Championship with a collegiate-best 5,214 points ... Ran the third leg of the seventh-place 4x400-meter relay.

2011
(Indoor)
Ran the opening leg of the 4x400 relay that was third at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 3:50.39 ... Finished ninth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.41) and 11th in the high jump (5-1) at the meet ... Improved 60 hurdles time to 9.34 at the Texas A&M Challenge ... Totaled 3,070 points in the pentathlon at the Big 12 vs. SEC Challenge. (Outdoor) Opened the year at the John Jacobs Invitational with career bests in the 200 (25.97), 100 hurdles (14.86) and the high jump (5-1.25) ... Hit career bests in the 200 (25.96) and long jump (17-10.25) at the Michael Johnson Classic ... Finished eighth in the heptathlon with a personal-best 4,980 points.

Summer 2010
Finished 24th in the heptathlon at the USA Junior Championships with 4,257 points.

2010
(Indoor)
Finished sixth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.23) at the Arkansas Invitational ... Finished 10th in the pentathlon with 3,048 points at the Razorback Invitational ... Finished third in the 60-meter hurdles at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational II and III, clocking times of 9.12 in both meets ... Finished 14th in the pentathlon with 3,206 points at the Big 12 Championship. (Outdoor) Won the heptathlon at the Sooner Invitational with a total of 4,598 points ... Finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles at the Sooner Open with a time of 14.86 ... Took 12th in the heptathlon at the Big 12 Championship with a total of 4,399 points.

High School
Qualified for the 2009 Texas Region II-5A meet in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles ... Finished fifth in the 300-meter hurdles at the event with a time of 44.98 ... Finished sixth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.49 ... 2009 District Champion in the 300-meter hurdles and finished third in the 100-meter hurdles ... Named Most Valuable Freshman in first year.

Personal
Daughter of Mike and Chris McConnell ... Has one brother, Michael ... Second-generation Sooner as father, aunt and uncle attended OU.

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