Claire Nolan
Claire Nolan
Year: Senior
Hometown: Taylorville, Ill.
High School: Taylorville HS
Events: Throws

Personal Bests

Shot Put: 47-1.25 (14.27m) (2/26/16)
Weight Throw: 50-0.75 (15.26m) (1/14/17)

Hammer Throw: 161-11 (49.36m) (4/8/17)
Shot Put: 50-3.25 (15.32m) (4/29/16)

2017 Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Division I West Preliminaries with a shot put mark of 49-3.75 ... Finished 45th at the NCAA West Prelims with throw of 44-7.5 in Austin, Texas ... Set personal best in the hammer throw at the Gateway Classic with a toss of 161-11 ... Placed fourth at the OVC Championships in the shot put (46-11.25) and eighth in the hammer throw (159-6.75).

2017 Indoor: Set a season best in shot put at the Missouri Invitational with a throw of 46-0… Threw new personal best of 50-0.75 in weight throw at the Badger Icebreaker… Earned Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week… Third on the team in weight throw… Leader for the Cougars in 2017 season in shot put with a throw of 46-0

2016 Outdoor: Advanced to the NCAA Preliniaries with a toss of 50-3.25 (4/29) in the shot put ... Took 41st place in the shot put at the NCAA Prelims with toss of 46-11 ... Placed among the top five in the shot put in six meets ... Turned in season best in the weight throw at the Gateway Classic with a seventh-place finish at 156-3.

2016 Indoor: Placed third at the OVC Championships in the shot put with a season-best 47-1.25 ... Two-time champion during the season in the shot put with wins at the SIUE-SEMO dual meet and the Grand Valley State Big Meet ... Took 16th place in the weight throw at the OVC Championships with PR of 47-9.

Previous: Attended University of Iowa and participated in track for two years... Attended Taylorville high school and lettered in track and field and basketball... Captain of the track team and co-Most Valuable Player from 2010-2013... Parents are Mike Nolan and Andrea Bach... Plans to major in psychology.