Clare McNerney
Clare McNerney
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Carmel, N.Y.
High School: Carmel
Event(s): Distance

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for Eric Schwark and Harold Cargain at Carmel High School ... all-county and all-league in cross country in 2012, 2013 and 2014 ... all-county and all-league in indoor track in both the 1,000m and 4x8-meter relay in 2014 and 2015 ... all-league and all-county in outdoor track for the 4x8-meter relay in 2014 and 2015 ... cross country captain her senior year and captain of indoor and outdoor track both junior and senior year ... member of the National Honor Society ... 2014 AP Scholar.

Personal: Clare Elizabeth McNerney was born in Mineola, N.Y. ... raised in Carmel, N.Y. ... parents are Susan and Robert McNerney ... has three siblings, Kristen, Shane and Moira ... also enjoys reading, baking, hiking and watching movies ... favorite athletic-related moment was anchoring the 4x800-meter relay at the indoor country championships ... credits her high school coaches with having the most influence over her career ... started running cross country in seventh grade becuase her dad encouraged her to try it ... favorite runners are Jenny Simpson and Kara Goucher.