Claire Straty Joins Brown Women’s Golf Team

Brown head women’s golf coach Danielle Griffiths has announced that Claire Straty will be attending Brown and join the team for the upcoming fall season.  Straty comes to Brown following a stellar high school career at Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas.

Straty excelled at Highland Park both in the classroom and on the golf course.  A co-captain as a junior and senior, Straty was a third team All-American in 2008 for the Future World Collegiate Tour and was a Texas UIL 4-A First Team All-State selection.  She placed fourth in the All-State Championship as a senior after placing ninth her junior year.  Straty was the 2009 District High School Champion and later placed second in the region.

Academically, Straty earned the National Council Teachers of English Achievement Award in writing, and earned the Highland Park English Award. She was also a National Merit Commended and AP Scholar with distinction. Straty was also the managing editor and contributing writer for the Highland Park HS Bagpipe Newsletter.

Straty will join an extremely young Brown team that returns a senior, three juniors and three sophomores.