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 Claudia Cox

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
USTFCCCA All-West Region (400 hurdles) ... CCAA Track Athlete of the Week (2/28) ... Finished 20th in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA Championships with a time of 1:03.76 ...  Made college debut at season-opening Mangrum Invitational (2/25), winning 400 hurdles with provisional qualifier (1:02.38).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of South Central High School in Winterville, N.C. ... All-American in the 400 hurdles ... Women's Conference Track Athlete of the Year ... All-Conference cross country runner ... School-record holder in the 300-meter hurdles (43.36), 4x800 relay and 4x400 relay ... Helped the women's track team win three conference championships ... First-place finisher in the 300 hurdles at the NC Eastern Regional Track Championships ... Competed in the NC Track & Field State Championships ... Finished sixth at the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships in the 400 hurdles ... Personal-best marks in 400 hurdles (1:01.83), 100 hurdles (15.09), 400 (58.89), 800 (2:24), 5000 (19:42) ... Also swam and played soccer ... Competed for the PGSA soccer club.

PERSONAL
Born July 7 in Pinehurst, N.C. ... Parents are Sean and Lisa Cox ... Mom ran track at Springfield College ... Has a twin sister named Chloe who runs cross country at UC Santa Barbara ... Has a younger sister named Corinne ... Molecular biology major at Revelle College ... Has aspirations to pursue a career in pharmacy ... Enjoys baking, cooking and playing with her dogs ... Roots for the New England Patriots, New York Yankees and Syracuse basketball ... Favorite movie is Bad Moms ... Listens to Rihanna, Beyonce and Drake ... Loves chicken tenders and chicken wings.

Position: Hurdles
Year: Freshman
City/State: Greenville, NC
High School: South Central HS
College: Revelle
Major: Molecular Biology
Experience: High School
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