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Clara

Savchik

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Distance
Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Penn.
High School: North Allegheny

Bio

2018-19 T&F: Competed in seven meets, including four indoor and three outdoor … Finished fifth in the 3000m at the Hokie Invitational (1/18), posting a time of 9:55.26 … recorded a personal record in the mile at the Camel City Invitational (2/1) with a time of 5:01.64, earning 11th … placed third in the 3000m at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational (2/8), posting a personal best mark of 9:43.26 … ran in the 5000m at the Duke Invitational (4/19), clocking a PR time of 16:38.86 and notching seventh place … registered a time of 17:11.66 in the 5000m at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/9).

2018-19 XC: Made her collegiate debut in the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational (9/28), posting a 5K time of 18:09.70 as part of Duke’s fifth-place team finish … ran the 6K at the ACC Championships (10/26), recording a personal best time of 22:07.2 for 77th overall place.

Prior to Duke: Attended North Alleghany High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. … the state champion in the 2017 Outdoor Track and Field PIAA Track and Field PIAA AAA 3200m championship … the state runner-up in the 2017 Indoor Track and field PIAA 3000m championship … the state runner up in both the 2016 and 2017 PIAA AAA Cross Country Championship … a two-time Western Pennsylvania Athletic Association League (WPIAL) champion in 2016 and 2017 in the AAA 3200m at the WPIAL outdoor track and field championships … received All-American honors in the 2017 two-mile run at the New Balance Indoor Nationals … has personal-best times of 10:18 in the two-mile race, and 17:46 in the 5K .. a member of the National Honor Society, German Club and Astronomy Club in high school.

Personal: Born on August 31, 2000 … daughter of John and Brigitte Savchik … has two brothers, Peter and Stephen … Stephen is a member of the diving team at the University of Rochester.

Duke Cross Country PR
5k – 18:09.7 (9/28/2018)
6k – 22:07.2 (10/26/2018)

Duke Indoor PR
Mile –  5:01.64 (2/1/2019)
3000m – 9:43.26 (2/8/2019)

Duke Outdoor PR
5000m – 16:38.86 (4/19/2019)
1500m – 4:36.42 (4/26/2019)

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