Claire Barron
Claire Barron
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lowestoft, England
High School: Benjamin Britten/New Orleans
Position: Breast/Mid Free

2010-11: Placed fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke, sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke and 10th in the 500-yard freestyle at the America East Championships... Finished sixth in the 200 back and 11th in the 100 breast at the Patriot Invitational... Best finish in a dual meet came in the 200 breast where she placed second against Rider... Swam season-best 100 breast (1:05.13) and 200 breast (2:20.71) at the conference meet, which both rank sixth respectively on UMBC's all-time list... 500 free (4:59.47) at the conference championships places 10th on the all-time list.


Background: Claimed the bronze as part of the 200-yard medley relay for the University of New Orleans at the 2010 Sunbelt Conference Championships… Earned a silver medal at the ASA National Youth Championships in the United Kingdom in the 100-meter breaststroke and finished fifth in the 200 breast.


Personal: Daughter of Allyson and Craig Barron… Has two older brothers, Craig and Graeme… Majoring in economics… Born Dec. 17, 1990.