Tara Cripe
Tara Cripe


Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Duncan U. Fletcher HS



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More than 250 FAU Student-Athletes Earn a GPA of 3.0 or Greater for Fall 2012 Semester

Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.


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153 achieved a 3.0 or higher in 2011-12


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Ten student-athletes were named to the President's List, 19 student-athletes received Dean's List recognition

Freshman: Made her debut at the indoor Jimmy Carnes Invitational, finishing seventh in the 5,000 meters (19:36.30)...in the 3,000 meters at the Gator Invitational, ran a 11:07.80...competed in the 5,000 meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, running a 21:05.03...ran in both in the 1,500 meters (5:26.78) and 5,000 meters (20:17.03) at the UM Hurricane Invitational...ran her first 800 meter race at the UNF Invitational (2:34.73)...also participated in her first 10,000 meter event there (42:10.97)...lowered her 1,500 meter time at the UM Alumni Invite, placing 12th in 5:14.45...also was entered in the 3,000 meters there (11:30.28)...at the Sun Belt Outdoors, ran a 20:03.70 in the 5,000 meters and a 42:58.73 in the 10,000 meters.

High School: Named All-Conference in track and field twice...qualified for state as only the third female in 12 years...also qualified for region twice and district three times...earned the Fletcher High School scholar-athlete award...third team all-First Coast selection in 2010...was also regional and district qualifer for cross country for three years.

Personal: Psychology major ... daughter of Tracy and Theresa Cripe ... hobbies include going to the beach, reading a good mystery novel, riding bikes and running.