From October issue of Commodore Nation
Liz Anderson was the top-finisher for the 'Dores
No. 25 Vanderbilt previewed the wet and muddy LaVern Gibson Championship Course, Friday
Dores finish second to secure automatic bid
Dores travel to Tuscaloosa
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2013 SEC Cross Country Championships at Gainesville, Fla.
The Commodores' men's and women's teams competed in the Belmont Opener to open the season.
The women's cross country team brought a camera along on one of their runs.
The Commodore Classic at Percy Warner Park on Sept. 17, 2011. Women placed 4th, men 9th out of 24 participating schools.
Major: Mechanical Engineering.
Daughter of David and Jana Benjamin. Sister to Evan (18). Claire enjoys finding new places to hike, drawing and painting, and unexpected thrift shop discoveries.
2014 NCAA South All-Region Team
Cross Country Personal Bests
4K - 15:19.5 (2012 Belmont Opener)
5K - 17:21.50 (2014 Commodore Classic)
6K - 19:53.50 (2014 NCAA Regionals)
2014 Cross Country:Earned both All-Region and All-SEC honors. ... Wasthe Commodores' top finisher, and was sixth overall, at theNCAA South Region and took13th at SECs. ... Helped the Commodores capturetheir first-ever NCAA South region title and a second-place finish at the SEC Championships. ...At the NCAA Championships 6K, placed 127th with a time of 21:24.70. ... Set a career-best in the 6K with a19:53.50 time at the NCAA Regionals, taking 6th place. ... Placed 13th at the SEC Championships 6K, posting a 20:33.80 time. ... Earned a 69th finish at the Wisconsin Adidas Inviational, running a 20:54 6K. ... Ran a time of 22:58 at the Roy Griak Invitational 6K, placing 92nd. ...Finished fifth at the Commodore Classic 5K with a career-best time of 17:21.50. ...Took 12th place with a time of 18:08.51 at the Belmont Opener 5K.
2012 Track: Posted a top indoor 3000 meters time of 10:18.59 ... Ran the 1500, 3000 and 5000 meters during outdoor track season ... Top 1500 meters time was 4:47.31 at Georgia Tech ... Posted best 3000 meters mark at Black and Gold Invitational (10:12.92) ... Ran best 5000 time at the Colonial Relays (17.52.32).
2011 Cross Country: Finished the 4K course at the Belmont-VU Opener in 15:23.57 ... Finished 16th in the Commodore Classic ... Clocked a time of 18:32 at the Greater Louisville Invitational.
High School (Midlothian): Personal best of 10:57.15 in the 3200, placing fifth at the 2011 Virginia State AAA Indoor Championships ...Finished tenth at the Virginia AAA State XC meet, leading her Medlothian team to the State Championship team title ... Has a 5K cross country personal best of 18:24, set at the Great American in Cary, N.C. (2010).
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