Claudia

Cox

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Hurdles
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
City/State: Greenville, NC
High School: South Central HS
Major: Physiology and Neuroscience
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2019
USTFCCCA All-America Second Team (400 hurdles) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (400 hurdles) ... CCAA champion in the 400 hurdles ... All-CCAA (400 hurdles/4x400 relay) ... Five-time CCAA Track Runner of the Week (2/19, 3/5, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (3/5) ... Finished 11th overall in the 400 hurdle prelims with a time of 1:1.12 at the NCAA Championships (5/23) ... Placed first overall in the 400 hurdles (58.96) at the CCAA Championships (5/4) ... Was a member of the Triton 4x400 relay that finished second at the CCAA Championships with a time of 3:49.82 (5/4) ... Took first place in the 400 hurdles at the Aztec Invitational with a pro-qualifying time of 1:00.04 (3/23) ... Won first place in the 400 hurdles at the Pomona-Pitzer Collegiate All Comers Meet with a provisional-qualifying time of 59.95 (2/16).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018
Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) Executive Board (community service chair) ... All-CCAA (4x400 relay).

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 ... Took fourth in the 400 hurdles (1:02.17) and was part of the Tritons' fourth-place 4x400 relay team (3:50.72) at the CCAA Championships ... 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 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 ... Physiology and Neuroscience major at Revelle College ... Intends on pursuing a career in sports administration or health administration ... Most memorable track moment was hosting CCAA Championships ... Top UC San Diego moment is when UC San Diego men's basketball won on a buzzer beater in the 2018 ... Enjoys outdoor activities, cooking and baking ... Listens to Rihanna, Dan and Shay, and Morgan Wallen ... Loves chicken wings ... Uses Instagram ... Most people do not know that there are 13 sets of twins in her family, including her and her twin sister.

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