Christie Clarke  
Christie Clarke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Brunswick, N.J.

High School:
East Brunswick HS

Position:
Freestyle/Butterfly


02/09/2013

Gophers Post Strong Finish At Minnesota Challenge

Minnesota won 12 events on the day

02/08/2013

Gophers Wrap Up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm

02/08/2013

Gophers Wrap up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm

12/01/2012

Jean Freeman Invite Wraps Up

Minnesota hosted a successful first year of the invite

12/01/2012

Jean Freeman Invite Wraps Up

Minnesota hosted a successful first year of the invite

2013-14• JuniorSeason:Placed 3rd in the 200 butterfly (2:03.13), placed 29th in the 400 individual medley (4:29.88), and placed 48th in the 500 free (4:58.18) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/20-02/22)• Placed 12th in the 200 free (1:58.08) at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8)• Placed 12th in the 400 individual medley (4:40.95) and 7th in the 200 butterfly (2:05.93) vs Purdue (01/31-02/01)• Placed 9th in the 400 individual medley (4:47.36), placed 4th in the 500 free (4:47.36), and placed 6th in the 200 butterfly (2:07.83) vs NC State (1/24) • Placed 40th in the 100 backstroke (1:07.02) and placed 6th in the 400 individual medley (4:47.48) at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/07) • Placed 7th in the 100 butterfly (1:02.59) at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14) • Placed 7th in the 400 individual medley (4:35.85) and 3rd in the 200 butterfly (2:05.61) vs. Iowa (11/01)• Placed 8th in the 400 individual medley (4:38.46), placed 6th in the 1650 free (17:42.06), and placed 4th in the 200 butterfly (2:06.24) vs. Wisconsin (10/18) • Placed 5th in the 500 free (5:07.50) and 5th in the 200 butterfly (2:07.44) vs. Michigan (10/11) • Placed 6th in the 500 free (5:12.92) vs. Arizona State (10/05).

2012-13 • Sophomore Season:
Notched first-place finishes in both the 200 fly (2:03.41) and 500 free (5:01.26) at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) • placed fourth in the 200 fly and and the 500 free vs. North Dakota (1/25) • picked up a fourth-place finish in the 200 fly and a fifth-place finish in the 500 free at Hawaii (1/12) • notched a first-place finish as a member of the 200 medley relay team at the Jean Freeman Invite (11/30) • placed fourth in the 1,000 free vs. Iowa (11/2) • finished second in the 1,000 free, third in the 500 free and fifth in the 200 fly at Kansas (10/20) • placed third in the 1,000 free (10:27.15) and fourth in the 500 free (5:08.55) against Iowa State (10/12) • notched a fifth place finish in the 200 fly at Michigan (10/5).

2011-12 • Freshman Season: Competed in her first Big Ten Championships in the 500 freestyle, 1650 freestyle and 200 butterfly • had a third-place showing in the 200 freestyle and a fifth-place showing in the 100 butterfly at the Minnesota Challenge (2/3-4) • placed fifth in the 200 butterfly (2:03.52) at Quad Duals (1/27-28) • notched two top-10 finishes in the 200 medley relay and 500 freestyle at Missouri (1/14) • earned a third-place finish in the 200 butterfly and a fourth-place finish in the 500 freestyle at Hawaii (12/31) • finished 12th in the 200-meter butterly and 22nd in the 800-meter freestyle at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/11-13) • placed fourth as a member of the 400 free relay at Iowa (11/4) • earned a fifth-place finish in the 200 fly (2:05.98), and sixth in the 500 free (5:00.95) and as a member of the 200 medley relay in Iowa City, Iowa • posted a third-place finish in the 200 butterfly at Wisconsin (10/28) • claimed the 200 freestyle title vs. Kansas (10/21) • also placed second in the 500 freestyle vs. the Wildcats • had two first-place finishes and a second place finish at Iowa State (10/15)

High School: A 2011 graduate of East Brunswick High School • competed with Scarlet Aquatic Club, coached by Tom Speedling • recorded U.S. Open time standards in the 100 and 200 fly • junior nationals competitor • honor roll student.

Personal
: Born September 30, 1993 • undecided on a major • daughter of Julie and Tim Clarke• has three brothers: Tim, Brett, and Ryan • lists team trips as her most memorable sports thrill • likes dogs.

Clarke's Top Times
Year - Event - Time
2011 - 200 Free - 1:54.92
2011 - 500 Free - 5:00.95
2011 - 1000 Free - 10:16.53
2013 - 1650 Free - 17:42.06
2013 - 100 Fly - 57.68
2013 - 200 Fly - 2:03.41
2013 - 100 Breast - 1:11.95
2013 - 100 Back - 1:00.98
2013 - 400 I.M. - 4:35.85