Claudette Day becomes first Huskie to top 5,000 points en route to fourth-place finish
2013-14: Indoor- Competed in seven meets during ther indoor campaign... Set a personal record in the 400 meters at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/21), running 57.51 to claim second place... Ran a career-best time of 2:15.24 in the 800 meters at the Fred Wilk Boilermaker Invitational (2/15) en route to a fifth-place finish... Also earned a fifth-place finish in the 600 meters at the Laker Early Bird (12/6), where she set a new PR at 1:36.58... Qualified for the MAC Championships (2/28) in the 800 meters, where she finished 16th overall... Part of the school record-setting distance medley relay team that ran 11:35.03 during the conference championships... Helped set the NIU record in the 4x400 relay at the MAC meet with a time of 3:47.15... Ended the indoor year with four top-five finishes.Outdoor- Competed in six meets during the outdoor season... Helped set a new school record in the 4x400 meters, running the second leg of a group that crossed the finish line at 3:41.01... Set a new PR in the 400 meters at the Blue Demon Invitational (4/19), running 56.60 to place third and qualify for the conference meet... Placed 11th at the MAC Championships (5/16) with a 56.61 clip... Won the 400 meters at the Lions Invitational (4/26) with a 57.02 clip... Also claimed first place in the 400 meters at the Cougar Classic (3/22), clocking in at 59.04.
2012-13: Indoor- Competed in all six indoor meets for the Huskies during the year... Set personal records in the 400 meters, 600 yards and 600 meters... Ran 58.08 in the 400 at the GVSU Big Meet (2/8), topping her old PR by nearly a full second... Finished fourth in the 600 yards at the Cyclone Holiday Preview with a run of 1:25.85... Took fifth place in the 600 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic (1/19) with a time of 1:37.00... Earned a third place finish in the 600 meters at the Illini Open (1/12).Outdoor- Competed in six outdoor meets... Set PRs in both the 400 meters and 800 meters... Recorded a 57.88 clip at the Raleigh Relays (3/29) to top her old PR by almost a second... Surpassed her 800 meters record by two seconds by running 2:16.93 at the Sea Ray Relays (4/12)... Won the 800 meters at the West Chester Last Chance Qualifier (4/26) with a time of 2:17.41... Took second in the 800 meters at the Huskie Open with a 2:17.62 mark... Claimed sixth in the 800 meters at the Bulls Invitational (3/15) and seventh in the 400 meters at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6).
2011-12: Indoor- Helped break school records in the 4x400 relay and the distance medley relay... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay at the Iowa State Classic (2/11), timing in at 3:47.74... Was the second leg of the DMR team that ran a 11:42.28 clip at the MAC Championships (2/24)... Finished no worse than sixth at each of the six meets in which she ran... Took a third place finish in the 600 meters at the Illini Classic (1/21). Outdoor- Ran at six meets during the season... Helped break the NIU 4x400 relay record with a time of 3:46.21 at the Texas Relays (3/30)... Ran the second leg of the school record-setting 4x800 relay at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) that crossed the finish line at 9:28.25... Also set school records in the sprint medley relay (3:54.71) and distance medley relay (11:46.58) at the Drake Relays (4/28)... Posted a season-best 400 meters time of 58.36 at the UCF Black a Gold Challenge (3/17) to finish in 13th place... Clocked in at a season-low 2:20.06 in the 800 meters at the Kansas Relays (4/19)... Recorded two top 10 finishes in the 800 meters, taking eighth at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) and ninth at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational (4/14).
High School: Holds the Bartlett High School record in the 400m with a time of 58.62... Earned varsity letters as a junior and a senior... Named most valuable athlete as a junior and a team captain as a senior.
Personal:Full name is Julianne Marie Cronin... Daughter of Joe and Linda Cronin... Born on Nov. 9, 1992... Older sister Rebecca is a senior with the Huskies... Also has a younger brother, James... Majors in business administration.