Claire Pirio
Claire Pirio
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Napa, CA
High School: Napa HS
Events: Javelin
Experience: 3Y

2017 -- Posted a season-best javelin throw of 112 feet, 11 inches at the Cal Opener in Berkeley on March 4 ... also exceeded 100 feet at the 35th annual Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational (106’ 6”) on March 25 and at the Bulldog Invitational in Clovis (105’ 10”) on April 22.

2016 -- Had a season-best javelin mark of 114 feet, 2 inches at the Big West Double Dual at UC Riverside on March 12, earning fourth place ... posted a throw of 111’ 10” at the Blue-Green Rivalry dual meet vs. UC Santa Barbara on April 30, again finishing fourth ... also added a fourth-place high jump of 5’ 0.25” at the CenCal Twilight meet in Clovis on March 22.

2015 -- As a freshman, posted the team’s best javelin mark of the season — 118 feet, 9 inches — good for third place at the dual against UCSB at Westmont College on May 2 (contributing to a 108.5-89.5 Mustang win) ... finished eighth at the Big West Conference Championships at UC Riverside on May 15, with a throw of 116’ 1” ... began the spring with a second-place performance of 104 feet at the Big West Double Dual on March 14, and added another third-place showing at the Cal Poly Invitational on March 28, at 113’ 11”.

Prep -- At Napa High School, her PRs included 109 feet in the javelin, 5’ 4” in the high jump and 17’ 6” in the long jump ... compiled a heptathlon score of 3,929 points at the Arcadia Invitational ... was chosen as a three-time Team MVP ... also played basketball for the Indians ... was an honor roll student and belonged to the California Scholarship Federation.

Personal -- Born on Jan. 31, 1996 in Yountville ... daughter of Dave and Vickie; has a brother, Tom (also a Cal Poly alum) ... majors in Applied Nutrition.