Claire Fenton

Claire Fenton (she/her) (24C) is a Pittsburgh native majoring in quantitative sciences on the Informatics track. She is also involved with Volunteer Emory and is a member of the women's club basketball team. You can find her reading Agatha Christie novels and training for a half marathon in her free time.

Taking five: fifth year athletes reflect on extra year of eligibility

Fifth year athletes Liam Fost (left), Romin Williams (top right) and Natalie Costero compete for Emory athletics during their fifth year of NCAA eligibility. (Natalie Sandlow/Staff) When Emory University men’s track and field sprinter Liam Fost received the news in March 2020 that the NCAA was shutting down winter sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, [...]

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The casual cruelty of the phrase ‘throw like a girl’

Even elite female athletes struggle to shake the stigma of 'playing like a girl.' (Athletes pictured, from left: Sarah Fuller, Allyson Felix and Mo'ne Davis) (Ha-tien Nguyen/Photo Editor) This is the final piece of a series of articles for Women’s History Month spotlighting female empowerment through sports.  “You throw like a girl!” When I was [...]

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Men’s and women’s golf crowned UAA champions

The Emory University men’s and women’s golf teams won the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship on March 12 to 13. The men defeated New York University (NYU) 3-2 to bring home their fifth consecutive title, while the women beat No. 1 Carnegie Mellon University (Penn.) 3-2 and earned the program’s first ever championship trophy. The [...]

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Buzzer beaters in the Big Easy: March Madness 2022

The NCAA Men’s Division I College Basketball Tournament began March 15, kicking off another unpredictable and entertaining March Madness. As always, the 2022 tournament promises its fair share of Cinderella stories, historic playoff runs and outstanding individual performances. The Longwood University (Va.) Lancers earned their first tournament berth in program history after smoking Winthrop University [...]

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Track & field athletes break records, amass accolades in preparation for outdoor season

Alex Devaux competes in the weight throw at the University Athletic Association Indoor Championships on Feb. 26. (Courtesy of Jonathan Fulkerson) The Emory men’s and women’s track and field teams competed last weekend at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Indoor Championships where some Eagles came home with new school records.  Notable placings include senior Brett [...]

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