Clara MacLeod
Clara  MacLeod

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albany, Calif.

High School:
Albany HS '13

Height:
5-7

Major:
Environmental Policy, Analysis & Planning


06/30/2017

Aggies shine on Big West All-Academic Teams

A total of 57 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom from winter and spring sports

01/20/2017

Aggies abound on Big West fall honor roll

Twenty-six student-athletes from five fall sports earn All-Academic awards

11/05/2016

Goins leads the way for Aggies in cross country home finale

Senior finishes third as four UC Davis runners place in the top 10

11/04/2016

Aggies host Doc Adams Open in home finale

UC Davis hosts final event prior to West Regional competition

10/27/2016

Aggies leave the Mainland for Big West Championships

UC Davis men and women look to improve on third-place finishes at last year's meet

2016: BIG WEST ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... Competed in four meets for the Aggies... Opened the year with a 12th-place finish at the Aggie Open in a 4K time of 15:06, and ended the day in 32nd at the Bill Dellinger Invitational with a 5K time of 18:35... Finished sixth at the Doc Adams Open later in the season with a 6K time of 22:53.0, and posted a season-best 6K time of 21:57.6 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale, Calif.

2015: BIG WEST ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... Competed in six races for the Aggies, including representing the team at the Big West Conference Championships and the NCAA West Regional... Helped UC Davis finish third at the conference championships by finishing 29th with a season-best time of 21:55.24... Helped the Aggies finish 15th at the regional with a time of 22:54.1... Crossed the line in a time of 22:08.3 to help UC Davis finish third at the Stanford Invitational and posted a time of 22:36.2 to help the Aggies place second at the UC Riverside Invitational... Opened the year with a fifth-place finish at the Aggie Open, posting a 4K time of 14:38.

2014: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE... BIG WEST ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... Raced in six of the team's eight meets during the year, posting a trio of top-10 finishes... Crossed the line in ninth place at the Big West Conference Championships to earn all-conference honors and help the Aggies to the team title with a time of 20:57.5... Also finished ninth in the season-opening Aggie Open with a time of 14:59 and followed that up two weeks later with a 10th place finish at the WCC Preview with a time of 21:35.0... Was the second UC Davis runner across the line at the NCAA West Regionals at Stanford, completing the course in a time of 21:20.6 to finish 47th... Finished third among her teammates at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 21:56 to finish 30th... Ran the NCAA Pre-Nationals course in a time of 22:53.4.

2013: Competed in four meets in her first season as an Aggie... Posted her best finish of the year at the Doc Adams Open in November, finishing 16th with a time of 22:27... Opened the season strong, finishing 19th at the Aggie Open in a time of 15:20... Ran a 6K season-best 22:17.5 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Oct. 19... Was the second Aggie runner across the line at the Stanford Invitational, finishing in a time of 23:46.

ALBANY HS '13: The majority of her high school sports career was spent playing competitive soccer year-round... She was named offensive league MVP as a senior... Her senior year was also where she began her running career... She raced the 1600 and 3200 at the Meet of Champions...5:08 was her personal best in the 1600... Her personal best in the 3200 was 11:25.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Beatrice and Ian MacLeod... Has a younger brother, Malcolm... Breaking two school records at NCS Meet of Champions in her first track & field season is her most memorable personal accomplishment... Not many people know that she is half French and speaks the language fluently... Jenny Simpson is her sports hero... Chose to attend UC Davis due to its quality academic and sports programs... Once competed at Cal's Edwards Stadium, her favorite facility... Nelson Mandela is her non-sports hero... Planning to pursue a career in environmental sciences once she graduates... Would love to visit Turkey... Competed for the ACC Mavericks/Bay Oaks Soccer Club in Berkeley/Oakland for nine years.

SELECTED TOP TIMES

DISTANCE TIME DATE MEET
4K 14:38 8/30/14 Aggie Open
5K 18:35 9/16/16 Bill Dellinger Invitational
6K 20:57.5 11/1/14 Big West Conference Championships