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Claudia Saunders
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Princeton
Major: International relations
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At Stanford: NCAA outdoor runner-up in the 800 in 2014, earning her third track All-America honor.

2013 Season (Sophomore): Was team's No. 6 at the NCAA Championships, covering the 6K course in Terre Haute, Ind., in 21:59.9 for 196th place ... ran in three races ... made collegiate cross country debut at the Bronco Invitational, placing 20th (21:05.8, 6K) and was third at the Doc Adams Invite (21:08, 6K).

2012 Season (Freshman): Did not race.

Track and Field: Finished second at the 2014 NCAA outdoor championships for Stanford's highest women's finish ever in that event ... No. 3 on Stanford's all-time 800 list with a best of 2:02.68.

International: Finish sixth in the 800 at the 2013 Pan Am Junior Championships in Medellin, Colombia.

High School: The 2011 Ohio state champion in cross country ... competed in three state meets overall in cross country, including top-10 finishes each year ... the 2010 Ohio state champion in the 100-meter hurdles ... ran in four state track meets during her high school career, resulting in 10 all-state recognitions ... competed in both the 100- and 300-meter hurdles at the 2012 state meet along with the 4x200- and 4x400-meter relays ... helped Princeton to a regional runner-up finish in track in 2012.

Personal: Major is international relations ... contemplated profession is to work for a multinational organization or the United Nations ... daughter of Tyler Saunders and Christine Auclair ... speaks fluent French ... interested in making jewelry and reading.