Personal Bests (as of June 2017):
Indoor (Jr.): Competed at four meets in the indoor campaign, including the BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championship and placed thirteenth in the 5,000-meter race (14:51.49)... Placed seventh in the mile at the SHELL Shocker Meet with a time of 4:36.88.
Outdoor (Jr.): Placed fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 30:51.45, a personal best… Came in fifth at the Illinois Twilight for his efforts in the 5,000-meter (15:07.80) … Placed 10th at the highly competitive Drake Relays in the 10,000-meter race (31:14.15).
Cross Country (Jr.): Placed in Marquette’s top-five in all seven races he competed in … Fourth throughout all runners and third for the Golden Eagles at the UW-Parkside Godfrey Open (8k; 25:32.3) … Placed 10th at the National Catholic Invitational hosted by Notre Dame, second for Marquette, with a 5 mile time of 25:31.1 … Finished the BIG EAST Championship 8k course in 25:52.9, placing him 31st overall and third for the team … Came in as the 78th runner during the NCAA Great Lakes Region (10k; 32:41.9)
Indoor (So.): Competed at four meets in the indoor campaign, including BIG EAST Championships where he finished 10th in the 5,000-meter run (14:53.03) and 16th in the 3,000-meter run (8:43.15; personal best) ... Finished eighth at the Jack Johnson Classic in the 3,000-meter race with a time of 8:46.03 ... Took 16th in the mile at the John Tierney Classic (4:32.51).
Outdoor (So.): Raced in the 5,000-meter run at BIG EAST Championships, placing 11th overall with a time of 15:09.28 ... In his first meet of the outdoor season (Joey Haines Invite), notched a third place finish in the 10,000-meter (31:58.04; personal best) ... Placed fifth at the Bryan Clay Invite in the 5,000-meter race with a time of 14:40.48.
Cross Country (So.): Landed in the top-seven in all six of the meets Marquette competed in ... Finished fourth for Marquette and 85th overall at the NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships 10k with his time of 32:33.9 ... Crossed the line at 41st place at the BIG EAST Championships for a 26:23.5 8k effort, while placing fifth against other Marquette competitors.
Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the mile, 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs ... Set a personal-best and placed fifth in the mile at the Jack Jennett Invitational (January 29) with a time of 4:29.81 ... Recorded a sixth-place finish at both the John Tierney Quadrangular and Wisconsin Open, each in the 3,000-meter run ... Took 14th at the BIG EAST Championships in the 5,000-meter run (15:35.47).
Outdoor (Fr.): Participated in five meets in the outdoor season competing in the 3,000-, 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs ... Took third in the Drury Hotels Joey Haines Invite in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:35.47 ... Placed 11th in the 10,000-meter run (33:15.26) at the BIG EAST Championships ... Also placed 11th in the Wisconsin Twilight in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:03.50.
Cross Country (Fr.): Ran in five different meets during debut season at Marquette … Qualified and participated in the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships (Nov. 13), finishing 114th out of more than 200 runners in the 10k race (33:05.4) … Highest finish came in the season's first race at the Badger Classic (Sept. 4), where he finished ninth overall and second on the team with a time of 19:17.7.
Prior to Marquette: Three-year letterwinner in cross country and two-year letterwinner in track at Naperville North High School … Was All-State as a senior after placing 16th in the Class 3A IHSA Cross Country Championships in 2014, leading team to seventh place finish … Finished 62nd overall at the state meet as a junior (2013) as team finished ninth overall … Led team to conference and sectional championships in 2014 following runner-up finishes in both in 2013 … Captained both the cross country and track teams during his senior year … In track, earned All-Conference honors in the 3,200 as both a junior and senior and in the 1,600 as a senior … Was a state qualifier in the 3,200 his senior year.
Personal: Klaiber was born in Naperville, Illinois and is the oldest of three children to David and Lesley Klaiber … Has two younger siblings, Andrew and Taylor … Plans to major in business.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
3,000-meter run: 16th (8:43.15)
5,000-meter run: 10th (14:53.03)
3,000-meter run: 17th (8:50.81)
5,000-meter run: 14th (15:35.47)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
8k: 41th/5th (26:23.5)
8k: 32nd/2nd (24:46.1)