Claire Cheeseman
Claire Cheeseman
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brentwood, Tenn.
Last School: Brentwood Academy
Experience: 1L


  • Competed in six events
  • Finished 15th at the OVC Championship with a time of 18:09.8
  • Placed at 6th at Belmont Opener
  • Finished 79th at the NCAA South Regional


  • Finished 99th at NCAA South Region 6K in personal best 22:02.9
  • Placed 39th at OVC Championships 5K in personal best 18:38.4

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tenn. ... Set school record in the 1600 meters (4:59.19) ... Won individual state cross country championship as a junior in 2015 ... Two-time All-State selection in cross country (2015, 2016) and All-State in track (2016) ... Named cross country team captain as a senior ... Three-time team most valuable runner (2014-16) ... Team placed second (2015) and third (2014), respectively, at Nike Regionals meet.


Interested in majoring in Business Management ... Competed for her mother, Brentwood Academy head coach Cathy Cheeseman ... Lists crossing the finish line knowing she's given it her best for the Lord as greatest sports thrill.

Personal Records

3000m (Indoor): 10:27.04
5000m (Indoor): 18:05.23
5K (XC): 18:09.8
6K (XC): 22:02.9