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     Clair Martin
    Clair Martin

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Waukesha, Wis.

    High School:
    Waukesha South

    Event:
    Mid-Distance


    07/16/2012

    Fifty-Six UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL Spring Academic Honor Roll

    UIC had honorees from 15 different sports

    05/22/2012

    Twenty-Nine UIC Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Spring Commencement

    Eleven UIC programs represented with graduates

    05/21/2012

    UIC Student-Athletes Post Third-Straight Semester with 3.0 GPA

    Flames' student-athletes post collective 3.0 GPA

    04/24/2012

    Nine UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL All-Academic Teams

    League Office announced Winter Academic All-League Teams Tuesday

    02/25/2012

    Men Take Third, Women Place Fourth At Horizon League Championships

    The Flames came away with three individual wins during the championships.

    AS A SENIOR (2011-2012): Won the 100 back in 58.74 and 200 back in 2:07.05 against Wright State (10/15) ... placed third in the 200 free (2:04.53) and fourth in the 100 free (57.99) at Eastern Illinois (10/29) ... came in second in the 200 back against Milwaukee and Illinois (11/5) with 2:05.52 ... garnered fifth place in the 100 back (1:00.30), fourth in the 200 back (2:09.50) and sixth in the 200 back (2:15.47) versus Northwestern and North Dakota (11/12) ... qualified and competed in the 100 back, 200 back and 50 back at the TYR Invitational (11/18-20) ... recorded a pair of firsts against Western Illinois and Saint Louis (12/17) in the 100 back with 59.46 and 200 back with 2:05.37 ... took first in the 200 back with 2:06.45 at Green Bay (01/14) ... produced a fourth-place finish in the 200 free with 1:59.63 and a first-place finish in the 100 back with 58.83 against Valparaiso and Illinois State (01/20) ... came in second in the 100 back (59.59) and 200 back (2:08.40) and first in the 200 IM (2:14.59) at Youngstown State (02/03) ... garnered second in the 200 back with 2:06.97 at Cleveland State (02/04) ... produced team bests on the season in the 100 back (56.78) and 200 back (2:01.17) at the Horizon League Championships (02/22-25) ... part of the school-record 200 medley relay (1:43.48) and 400 medley relay (3:44.59) teams ... had 15 top-3 performances throughout the season, with seven coming in first place

    AS A JUNIOR (2010-2011): Came second in the 200 IM and 200 backstroke with times of 2:14.17 and 2:05.76 at Wright State (10/23) ... touched third in the 100 free against Eastern Illinois (10/30) with 56.68 ... took the lone first place at the Northwestern meet (11/06) in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:05.84 ... placed first in the 200 IM with 2:14.15 at St. Louis ... touched first in the 100 backstroke at Western Illinois with 59.55 ... touched first in the 200 backstroke against both Green Bay (1/15) and Cleveland State (2/05) with 2:04.70 and 2:08.59 respectively ... took second in the 100 and 200 backstroke at the Horizon League Championship (2/23-2/26) with a time of 56.56 and 2:00.41 respectively.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Runner-up in the 100 back at Eastern Illinois (1:00.06) ... won the 100 back against North Dakota (59.03) ... finished in second place in the 200 back at home (2:06.93) ... took first place in the 100 back at Northwestern (59.92) ... placed first in the 200 free (1:59.72) and 200 back (2:09.20) against Western Illinois ... won the 200 back at Green Bay (2:06.09) ... claimed the top spot in the 200 IM against Valparaiso (2:13.54) ... fourth place finish in the 200 IM (2:06.02) and runner-up in the 100 back (56.66) and 200 back (2:01.63) at the league championship.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Won the 200 back (2:06.71) and runner-up finishes in the 200 free (1:57.70) and the 200 IM (2:14.60) in Milwaukee ... first place in the 50 backstroke (28.25) against North Dakota...victorious in the 200 IM (2:14.07) against EIU ... won the 200 back (2:05.63) and had a runner-up finish in the 200 free (1:56.81) at Wright State ... placed second in the 100 back, third in the 200 back, fourth in the 200 and 400 medley relay, fourth in 800 free relay, and sixth in 200 IM at 2009 Horizon League Conference Championship.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in swimming for the Blackshirts at Waukesha South (Wis.) ... two-time Conference Champion ... multiple year competitor at Junior Nationals ... earned All-American honors for the 100 back in 2006 ... qualified for state in all four seasons of her prep career...guided team to a fourth-place state finish and a conference title her senior season ... competed for the Waukesha Express Swim team for 10 years ... club won the state title for the past two seasons ... UIC Record holder in the 100 & 200 Back and 200 IM ... named team captain during her senior campaign and MVP in her junior and senior year ... biggest athletic thrill to date is re-breaking the school records in the 100 and 200 Backstrokes at Conference in 2010 ... born October 18, 1989 in Waukesha, Wis. ... daughter of Paul and Jane Martin ... has two siblings, Joe and Keely ... currently enrolled as a communications major.

    CAREER BEST:
    100 Free: 57.99 (10/29/11)
    200 Free: 1:59.63 (01/20/12)
    50 Back: 28.58 (11/20/11)
    100 Back: 56.31* (2/25/11)
    200 Back: 2:00.28* (2/26/11)
    200 IM: 2:06.02* (2/25/10)
    *SCHOOL RECORD