Kristen Clarno

Kristen  Clarno


Sunnyvale, Calif.

High School:
Homestead HS


Backstroke/IM/Sprint Freestyle



Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.


Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.


PCSC All-Conference Honors Announced

LMU garnered three first team All-Conference performers and seven others who earned second team.


LMU Finishes Third at 2016 PCSC Championships

The Lions placed third overall at the 2016 PCSC Championships.


Calton Sets Program Record, Abbott Wins B Final

Junior Hannah Calton took home a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly while setting a new program record.


Women's Swimming Swims Against Men's Basketball

The LMU swimming team swam against the LMU men's basketball in friendly competition.


2016 LMU Graduation

Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016 at LMU


Women's Swimming Intrasquad - September 28, 2013

This meet determined LMU's automatic travel squad for the upcoming Alaska - Fairbanks trip.

Kristen Clarno is in her third season with LMU swimming... nominated for LMU Freshman of the Year in 2013...

2013-14...had another solid year placing eighth in the 2014 MPSF Championships in the 200 individual medley and achieving Second Team All-Conference honors...also broke the LMU program record in the 400 individual medley with a career-best time of 2:24.64 winning the consolation final at the MPSF Championship (ninth place) and earned another LMU record swimming the anchor freestyle leg the 400 medley relay...narrowly missed a third program record in the 200 backstroke placing 10th in the conference meet with a career best time of 2:03.07...2014 Academic All-Conference selection...

2012-13... immediately proved herself as one of the most versatile and competitive athletes on the team... impressive performances during duel meets and Conference championships locked her name on the record books as the fastest woman in LMU history in the 200IM (2:02.98)... also accomplished the second-fastest time in both the 400IM (4:27.69) and 200 freestyle (1:51.05), the fourth-fastest time in the 200 backstroke (2:04.04), and the sixth-fastest in both the 100 freestyle (51.50) and 100 backstroke (58.67)... swam the freestyle leg of the school record-breaking 400 medley relay, placing sixth at the MPSF Championships (3:46.07)...

A 2012 graduate of Homestead High School in Cupertino, Calif... a four-year varsity letterwinner under coach Chris Michelmore... NJSCA All-American and team captain... also garnered USA Swimming Scholastic All-American recognition... a junior national qualifier and sectional finalist... also competed in water polo in high school...

Kristen Michelle Clarno was born on September 27, 1993 in Palo Alto, Calif... parents are Kim and Jerry Clarno...mother was a gymnast at Stanford... has two brothers, Jordan and Jackson... considered San Diego State, San Jose State, UC Santa Barbara, Pacific and Vanderbilt, but chose LMU because the campus is beautiful, the friendly atmosphere and rising swim program - everything was a perfect fit... a health and human sciences major.

Best Collegiate Times
50 Freestyle
24.13 11/15/12
100 Freestyle
51.42 2/15/16
200 Freestyle
1:51.96 11/20/15
100 Backstroke 57.45 11/29/12
200 Backstroke 2:03.07 02/19/14
100 Breaststroke
1:06.51 1/30/16
100 Butterfly
1:02.33 10/12/13
200 Individual Medley
2:02.98 11/15/12
400 Individual Medley
4:24.64 02/19/14


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