Claudette Day becomes first Huskie to top 5,000 points en route to fourth-place finish
2013-14:Indoor- Competed in middle distance at five meets... Set a personal record in the mile at the MAC Championships (3/1) with a run of 5:01.19... Qualified for the MAC meet with a time of 5:01.82 in the mile at the GVSU Big Meet (2/14)... Notched a new career-best 800 meters time at Grand Valley State, clocking in at 2:17.35... Finished third in the mile at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) at a 5:14.15 clip... Helped set a new NIU distance medley relay record of 11:35.03 at the conference championships, running the third leg. Outdoor-Ran at eight meets... Set a new 1500 meters PR of 4:37.99 at the MAC Championships (5/15-17) prelims... Finished 10th at the conference meet in the 1500 meters... Advanced to the MAC meet courtesy of a 4:40.46 run at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18)... Set a new career-best time in the 800 meters at the Beach Invitational (4/19) with a 2:16.92 mark... Won the 1500 meters at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) with a time of 4:46.26.
2012-13:Indoor- Saw action in five events... Recorded her best finish in the mile, fifth, with a 5:15.67 time at the Illini Open (1/12)... Finished 10th in the mile at the GVSU Big Meet (2/9)... Notched an 11th-place finish in the mile at the Ball State Quad (2/15)... Placed 20th in the 800 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic (1/19) in her lone start at that distance. Outdoor- Competed in five events...Helped NIU break the school's 4x1500 relay record with a 19:33.00 clip at the Raleigh Relays (3/28)... Registered her best 1500 meters time, 4:48.78, at the Bulls Invitational (3/15)... Finished sixth in the 1500 meters at UW-Whitewater (4/27)... Posted a 2:26.07 time in her lone 800 meters appearance at the Huskie Open (4/20).
High School:Has placed in four different events for Cedar Falls High School at the Iowa Class 4 state track & field meet the past two seasons... Served as the 800-meter leg of CFHS' state champion sprint medley relay team in 2011... Took fourth place at state in 2011 in the 4x800 relay, sixth in the 1500 meters and 11th in the 800 meters... Placed seventh in the 1500 meters at the 2011 Drake Relays, clocking in at 4:46.88... Earned a third place finish at the 2010 Iowa Class 4 state meet as part of the distance medley relay... Finished sixth as part of the 4x800 relay, ninth in the 1500 meters, and 12th in the 800 meters at the 2010 state championships... Holds school records in the distance medley relay and the 4x800 relay... Two-time team captain for the Tigers.
Personal:Born May 27, 1994 in Waterloo, Iowa... Daughter of Michael and Theresa Savage... Biology major... Active volunteer within local church... Enjoys reading and music.