Claudette Day
Claudette  Day


Belleville, Ill.

High School:
Belleville West



Historic Huskie Season Ends with Several Solid Finishes and One More School Record

NIU's 4x400 meter relay team capped NCAA regionals with another school record.


Bigby, Irvin-Muhammad Advance with NIU School Records at NCAA West Preliminary Round

Huskies still alive in four events heading into meet's final day.


Huskies Set for NCAA West Regionals

NIU earned nine qualifying berths to this weekend's meet at Texas.


Huskies Qualify for NCAA West Preliminary Round in Eight Different Events

NIU more than doubled its regional qualifier total from last season.


Huskies Win Four More Events at MAC Championships, Record Best Team Finish Ever

NIU finished in fourth place with 107 points -- both program bests.

NIU School Records Owned:
60m Hurdles: 8.34
Long Jump: 19-00.50 (5.90m)
Pentathlon: 3,850 points
High Jump: 5-10.00 (1.78m)
Long Jump: 19-02.00 (5.84m)

2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier: High Jump
2015 MAC Indoor Champion: Pentathlon

2014-15: Indoor-
Participated in six meets in NIU's indoor season...Won 18 points for NIU at the MAC Championships (2/28), winning the pentathlon and finishing runner-up in the 60-meter hurdles...Set the then-NIU school records in those events as well as the long jump, running the 60 hurdles in 8.34 in winning the Orange & Blue Open (2/21) and finishing the heptathlon with 3,850 points and leaping 5.80 in the long jump at the Jack Johnson Classic (1/31)...Won four events in the 2015 indoor campaign: the MAC heptathlon, the high jump and 60 hurdles at the Jack Johnson Classic and the high jump at the Gene Edmonds Cup (1/10)...Was named MAC Track Athlete of the Week on Feb. 25 following her performances at the Orange & Blue Open...Also posted 15 top-fives in a terrific sophomore indoor season. Outdoor- Competed in nine meets...Earned NIU 12 points at the MAC Championships (5/16), scoring in the heptathlon, 100-meter hurdles and long jump...Tied the NIU school record in the long jump, a record which had stood since 1977, by leaping 5.84 meters to take sixth at the MAC meet...Advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/28) in the 100 hurdles, finishing 32nd with a personal record time of 13.62 seconds...Finished third in the heptathlon at the Penn Relays (4/22) with a PR of 5,050 points...Finished the season with 18 top-10s and 14 top-fives across six different primary events.

2013-14: Indoor- Competed in all six weekends for the Huskies after joining the team in January...Captured seven top-five finishes in three different events...Set the NIU record in the long jump with an 18-09.25 (5.72m) leap in the pentathlon at the MAC Championships (2/28)...Scored five team points for the Huskies at the MAC indoor meet... Finished eighth in the pentathlon at the conference meet with 3,580 points...Claimed second in the high jump at the Fred Wilk Boilermaker invitational with a height of 5-06.00 (1.67m)...Matched that mark at the MAC meet, placing sixth...Placed second in the 60 hurdles at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/21), running 8.83 in the finals...Earned an eighth-place finish in the 60 hurdles at the MAC Championships.Outdoor-Qualified for the 2014 NCAA National Championships in the high jump, becoming the second NIU athlete in program history to advance to the national meet...Leaped 5-07.75 (1.72m) in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, then hit 5-09.75 (1.77m) in a jump-off to punch her ticket to Eugene, Oregon...Broke school records in the high jump and heptathlon during the outdoor campaign...Hit 5-10.00 (1.78m) at the Blue Demon Invitational (4/19) to set a new NIU standard in the high jump and claim first...Set the new school record in the heptathlon with 4,741 points at the Bobcat Invitational (3/28)...Reset the NIU heptathlon record at the Penn Relays (4/23) with 4,829 points en route to a second-place finish...Topped 5,000 points in the heptathlon at the MAC Championships (5/16) with a score of 5,050 points, placing fourth...Won the long jump at the Lions Invitational (4/26) with a mark of 18-07.75 (5.68m)...Won the high jump at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) with a height of 5-08.00 (1.72m).

High School:Three-time state qualifier at Belleville West High School...Holds the Belleville West record in the 100 hurdles and long jump...Qualified for the 2013 USATF National Junior Olympics and Youth Outdoor Championships following her junior season...Competed at the Illinois High School Association state meet in the 100 hurdles and long jump all three years...Advanced to the IHSA state meet in 2013 in the 100 hurdles and long jump, where she placed sixth and 10th, respectively...Ran the second leg of BWHS' 4x400 relay team in the prelims of the 2013 state meet, helping the Maroons advance to the finals...Qualified for the 2012 IHSA state meet in the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and long jump, placing sixth in the long jump and seventh in the 100 hurdles...Competed at state in four events as a freshman, taking fourth in the 300 hurdles, fifth in the 100 hurdles and fifth in the long jump...Graduated high school early to join the Huskies in January 2014.

Personal: Born Sept. 3, 1995...Daughter of Steven and Claudette Day...Majors in political science.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.89 1/17/2015 100 Meters 12.86 5/10/2014
60 Hurdles 8.34 - NIU Record 2/21/2015 100 Hurdles 13.62 5/29/2015
800 Meters 2:29.57 2/28/2015 200 Meters 25.39 5/14/2015
High Jump 5-07.25 (1.71m) 1/31/2015 400 Hurdles 1:09.38 3/22/2014
Long Jump 19-00.50 (5.80m) - NIU Record 1/31/2015 800 Meters 2:25.72 4/22/2015
Shot Put 37-02.50 (11.34m) 2/27/2015 High Jump 5-10.00 (1.78m) - NIU Record 4/19/2014
Pentathlon 3,850 points - NIU Record 1/31/2015 Long Jump 19-02.00 (5.84m) - NIU Record 5/15/2015
Shot Put 39-03.75 (11.98m) 5/14/2015
Javelin 100-05 (30.61m) 4/10/2015
Heptathlon 5,050 points 4/22/2015
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