2013-14 Indoor: Earned All-American status at the NCAA Indoor Championships by placing eighth in the shot put with a career-best throw of 16.73m ... Won the C-USA Indoor title in the shot put (16.10m) ... Won four shot put events.Outdoor: Earned USTFCCA Second-Team All-American honors with 16th place in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ...placed second in the shot put at the NCAA West Prelims to advance to the NCAA Championships for the first time in her outdoor career ... Also finished 14th in the discus at the NCAA West Prelims ... Won the C-USA Outdoor title in the shot put (17.18m) and placed second in the discus (52.62m-PR) ... Won five of six shot put events, which included five straight ... Also won two events in the discus.
2012-13 Indoor: Won the C-USA Indoor title in the shot put (16.51m), a season-best throw.Outdoor: Named a USTCCCA All-American honorable mention ...Finished 18th at the NCAA Outdoor National Championships in the shot put after placing 10th at the NCAA West Prelims ... Placed second in the shot put at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the shot put and fourth in the discus ... Won the shot put at the SHSU Twilight, J. Fred Duckett Twilightand Victor Lopez Classic.
2011-12 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)... Major: Kinesiology ... College: Sid Richardson.