Clara Heffernan
 
Clara  Heffernan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olympia, WA

High School:
Olympia

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance Free

12/30/2014

Men's and women's swimming teams earn victories in southern California

Junior Kevin Jackson set two new pool records, winning the 200 free (1:41.34) and in the 500 free (4:36.77).

12/30/2014

Men's and women's swimming teams earn victories in southern California

Genevieve Miller won two individual events and placed second in one event

10/25/2014

Air Force men's and women's swimming sweeps duals

Both teams best Colorado School of Mines and Colorado Mesa

10/25/2014

Air Force men's and women's swimming sweeps duals

Both teams best Colorado School of Mines and Colorado Mesa

02/23/2013

Air Force Sets Five More School Records Saturday at MW Championships

Davis sets three records and Menke sets two in one event.

PERSONAL BESTS 200 free 1:53.27 500 free 4:59.81^ 1000 free 10:24.10 1650 free 17:21.45 ^ Academy Top 10

2013-14 (JUNIOR): Third on the team for 500 free (4:59.81) and No. 10 Academy all-time in the 500 free swim at MW Championships ... also third on the team for both 1000 free (10:24.10) and 1650 free (17:21.45).

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Second on the team in the 1000 and 1650 free...time of 10:24.87 in 1000 free is eighth-fastest time in Academy history...1650 time of 17:20.83 is just outside Academy top 10...swam the fifth-fastest 200 free time (1:53.30) on the team...MW all-academic for second time.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Swam the fastest 1650 free on the team...ranked second in the 500 and 1000 free and third in the 200 free...MW all-academic.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered four years in swimming...school record holder in the 200 and 500 free in addition to several relay records...three-time scholastic All-American...high school swim coach was Mel Smith...swam club for Tacoma Swim Club, coached by Jay Benner and Trever Gray.

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 10...has an older brother...nickname is Clarita...hobbies are playing the cello and piano, listening to music and singing...favorite food is Korean...favorite movie is the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice...credits Jay Benner has having the biggest influence on her sports career...most noteworthy thing about her home town is that it rains almost every day...favorite athlete is Roger Bannister...if she could be on any reality TV show, it would be Minute to Win it...favorite quote is: "Carpe Diem."... daughter of Mike and Becky Heffernan.

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