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  Claire Uke
Claire Uke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cedar Hill, Texas

High School:
Ursuline Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
Throws

Experience:
HS


03/15/2014

Uke Takes Eighth at NCAA Championships

Claire Uke tossed a career-best 16.73 meters in the shot put

06/10/2013

Uke Named USTFCCCA All-American

Sophomore Earns All-America Honors

06/08/2013

Uke Finishes 18th In Nation In Shot Put

Highest Finish For Rice In NCAA Shot Put Since 1989

05/25/2013

Claire Uke Qualifies For NCAA Finals In Shot Put

Becomes First Rice Shot Put Athlete To Qualify For Finals Since 1989

05/16/2013

Five Women's Track Athletes Qualify For NCAA Championships

Johnson, Olson, Robinson, Thompson and Uke headed to NCAAs

AT MAJOR MEETS
2012 C-USA Indoor, Weight Throw, 15th, 15.15m/49-8.5
2012 C-USA Indoor, Shot Put, 13th, 13.21m/43-4.25

2012 C-USA Outdoor, Shot Put, 4th, 14.53m/47-8
2012 C-USA Outdoor, Discus, 13th, 41.47m/136-1
2012 NCAA West, Shot Put, 40th, 14.18m/46-6.25

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor

Shot Put - 13.48m/44-2.75, 2012 Houston Indoor Invitational
Weight Throw - 15.27m/50-1.25, 2012 Texas A&M Invitational

Outdoor
Shot Put - 15.58m/51-1.5, 2012 Duckett Twilight
Discus - 45.17m/148-2, 2012 TSU Relays
Hammer Throw - 42.96m/140-11, 2012 Texas State Invitational

2012
Indoor:
11th in weight throw (13.87m/45-6.25) at Leonard Hilton Invitational and eighth in shot put (12.72m/41-8.75)... Fifth in shot put (13.48m/44-2.75) and 13th in weight throw (14.63m/48-0) at Houston Indoor Invitational... 12th in shot put (12.19m/40-0) and 16th in weight throw (15.27m/50-1.25) at Texas A&M Invitational... 15th in weight throw (15.15m/49-8.5) and 13th in shot put (13.21m/43-4.25) at C-USA Indoor.

Outdoor: First in shot put (14.87m/48-9.5) at Harvard-Rice Dual... First in shot put (15.46m/50-8.75) which is fourth-best mark in school history, third in discus (45.17m/148-2), and eighth in hammer throw (40.43m/132-7) at TSU Relays... Second in shot put (14.77m/48-5.5), sixth in discus (44.17m/144-11), and 19th in hammer (41.80m/137-2) at Victor Lopez Classic... Finished 10th in shot put (14.90m/48-10.75) at Texas Relays... First in shot put (14.72m/48-3.5), seventh in discus (43.15m/141-7), and seventh in hammer throw (42.96m/140-11) at Texas State Invitational... Second in shot put (14.50m/47-7) and fifth in discus (45.03m/147-9) at UTEP Invitational... First in shot put (15.58m/51-1.5) and second in discus (44.77m/146-10)... Placed fourth in shot put (14.53m/47-8) and 13th in discus (41.47m/136-1) at C-USA Championship... Posted a mark of 14.18m/46-6.25 in the shot put at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin.

HIGH SCHOOL
2011 graduate of Ursuline Academy (Dallas, Texas)... Earned four varsity letters for coach Larry Jackson... Three-time TAPPS 5A shot put state champion and two-time 5A discus state champion... 6A shot put champion... Placed fourth at Texas Relays in shot put (44-8.5)... Shot put mark of 45-2 at Mark Collins Invitational and distance of 45-8 at Warrior Relays... Lettered three years in basketball for coach Colleen Johnson... 2011 first team all-state... First team all-district in 2010 and 2011 and second team all-district in 2009... Team co-MVP in 2011... Academic all-state in 2010 and 2011.

PERSONAL
Full name: Claire Adatuma Uke... Born: Dec. 31, 1992... Parents: Augustine and Irene Uke (one brother, two sisters)... College: Sid Richardson.


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