Claire Rindo  
Claire Rindo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Berlin, Wis.

High School:
Berlin HS

Position:
Distance

Experience:
High School


05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

05/31/2012

Academic All-Big Ten Team Includes 37 Gopher Track & Field Student Athletes

This year's tally is the highest in team history.

04/28/2012

Willis Wins Long Jump at Irvine; Action Concludes at Drake

Todea-Kay Willis won her third long jump title of the spring.

04/27/2012

Minnesota Completes Second Day of Competition at Drake Relays

Saturday is the final day of the meet.

02/18/2012

Gophers Have Solid Performance at Parents Day Open

Minnesota closes out the regular portion of the indoor season

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the 3,000 meters at the Big Ten Championships, running 10:06.96 • ran the Iowa State Classic 5,000m in 17:55.48 • placed second in the 5,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic • won the mile (4:59.89) at the Parents Day Open. Outdoor: Big Ten Championships competitor in the 5,000 meters • won the 5,000m at the San Francisco Distance Carnival with a career-best time of 17:05.64 • also competed in the 3,000m (10:06.36, Arkansas Invitational) and 10,000m (36:19.60, Drake Relays) • Academic All-Big Ten with a 4.0 GPA.

2011 Season Indoor: Competed in the mile run at the Parents' Day Open and finished seventh (5:06.58) •ran at the Iowa State Classic in the 3,000 meters (9:59.05) • ran a 10:19.47 at the Big Ten Championships.

2010 Season - Indoor: Competed in four meets • clocked a season-best of 8:55.65 in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational • ran the 3,000 meters at the Big Ten Championships • ran a time of 17:46.47 in 5,000 meters at Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Ran in six meets • placed seventh in the 1,500 meters (4:39.56) at the Musco Twilight meet • top 5,000 meters time was 18:11.99 at Sun Angel Classic.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Berlin High School • high school coaches were Matt Willett and Cal Kromm • five-time all-state honoree in cross country and track • 2007 Wisconsin Division 2 cross country runner-up (14:35.8, 4K) • Eastern Valley Conference cross country medalist as a junior and senior • placed second at state in 1,600 meters both as a senior (5:02.28) and junior • third in the 3,200 meters both seasons as well with her top time of 10:48.11 at state in 2008 • five-time conference champion • earned four letters in both cross country and track • a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Jan. 24, 1990 • Family Social Science major • daughter of Ron Rindo and Ellen Meyer • has a twin brother, Tyler, and siblings: Della, Riley and Noah • enjoys quilting and reading.