NORTHRIDGE - 2011
Claire Morgan concluded her Matador career with a fifth-place finish in the discus at the Big West Championships ... added four points to the women's team championship ... threw 146-3 (44.59) in the final ... season-best of 146-4 (44.61) came at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational where she placed second ... also posted season-bests of 138-6 (42.21) in the hammer and 103-0 (31.40) in the javelin ... did not compete during the indoor season.
Morgan finished fifth in the discus at the Big West Championships as well as qualifying for the hammer and javelin ... threw a lifetime-best of 157-0 (47.85) in the discus to earn four points for the Big West Champion women's squad ... finished 11th in the javelin with a best of 111-0 (33.83) and 13th in the hammer with a best of 146-9 (44.72) ... posted a career-best mark in the hammer with a throw of 149-11 (45.70) at the USC Trojan Invitational (Mar. 20) ... best javelin mark of the season was 120-11 (36.87) at the Bryan Clay Invitational (Apr. 15) ... did not compete during the indoor season.
Qualified for both the discus and javelin at the Big West Championships ... finished fourth in the discus with a mark of 152-3 (46.41) and was seventh in the javelin with a season-best 122-5 (37.32) ... had a season-best in the discus at the Asics/Steve Scott Invitational (May 3) at UC Irvine where she threw 152-3 (46.41) to place fourth ... also posted season-bests of 39-7 in the shot put and 135-9 in the hammer ... had indoor season-bests of 34-0.75 in the shot put and 42-5.25 in the weight throw.
Competed for one season (2008) at Ventura College in Ventura, Calif.
VENTURA HIGH SCHOOL
Earned letters in five sports at Ventura High School in Ventura, Calif. ... earned All-Channel League honors in the shot put and discus as a senior in 2007 ... also earned All-County honors in the discus ... was named MVP after scoring the most points for the Cougars track & field team ... finished in the top-10 in the state meet in 2007 ... also competed n volleyball, water polo, swimming and soccer ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.3 grade point average.
Born November 19, 1989 in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Janeanne and Fred Morgan ... has one younger brother, Alex ... was also recruited by UCLA, Oregon, Washington and UC San Diego ... favorite TV show is "How It's Made", favorite movie is "The Goonies" and favorite band is Slightly Stoopid ... says "doing the robot" is her favorite pre-meet ritual ... major is Child & Adolescent Development.