Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Claire Kieger
Claire Kieger

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young Magnet HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
07/06/1994

I/0 Eligibility:
SO/SO

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 200m at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed sixth in both the 100m and 200m at the Illinois ... Placed 10th in the 200m at the Billy Hayes Invitational.

Indoor: Won the 200m at the Orange & Blue Open with a personal-best time of 25.39 ... Recorded two top-five finishes in the 60m, placing fourth at the Orange & Blue Open and fifth at the Illini Classic.

2013 Track and Field
Indoor: Did not compete.

High School
Recieved All-State honors for 4x100m in 2011 and 200m in 2012 ... Part of Chicago Public High School Track and Field City champion team (2011, 2012) ... Finished 8th in 200m at IHSA state finals in 2012 ... Finished 9th in 4x100m at IHSA state finals in 2011 ... Earned four varsity letters in track and field.

Personal
Born July 6, 1994 ... Daughter of Fidelis Okeke and Mary Kieger ... Enjoys playing the violin ... Her favorite athlete is Allyson Felix ... Majoring in kinesiology ... She plans to become a physical therapist after graduation.

Kieger's Personal Bests
Outdoor
100m: 12.12 (Wind) - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
200m: 24.76 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Indoor
60m: 7.76 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
200m: 25.39 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)

Updated July 2014

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