Claire Gregg
Claire Gregg
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr
Hometown: Southold, N.Y.
High School: Southold
Position: Breast

Getting to Know Claire

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - I visited and fell in love with the beautiful campus, diversity, small classes, and inspiring, strong women I met.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I love the diversity of the students here and the opportunity to meet so many interesting and passionate women.
  • Favorite TV Show - House
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Diana Nyad, Chrissie Wellington, Roz Savage
  • Hobbies - Triathlon, singing, writing, sculpture
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Mates of State at the Iron Horse
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Time 
  • Biggest Fear - Snakes and heights 
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Richard Gere 
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Diana Nyad 
  • Most Prized Possession - My journal 
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Everywhere! 
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Learning to swim when I was 4 and refusing to take off my flippers 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Swimming in the NEWMAC championship pool and getting PR times in all my events 
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Listen to "Number 1" by Tinchy Stryder and stretch 
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Don't focus on the person next to you, stay in your own lane and swim your best. 
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Make a difference in the world, end world hunger and water insecurity 
  • Career Aspirations - Design sustainable architectural solutions for the developing world and places struck by natural disaster