Tara Cripe
Tara Cripe


Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Duncan U. Fletcher HS




Men's and Women's Cross Country Participate in the Boca Raton PAL Holiday Mile

Michael Vidal took first overall out of more than 350 runners


Women's Cross Country Participates in Girls on the Run 5k

Through the Girls on the Run program, young girls learn about self-esteem, confidence building and setting and achieving goals


Women's Cross Country Completes Season at NCAA South Regional Championship

Three runners broke into FAU's All-Time Top 10 List for the 6k


Cross Country to Participate in NCAA South Regional Championships

The women's 6k begins at 9 a.m. and the men's 10k will begin at 10 a.m.


Women's Cross Country Makes History Again at C-USA Championships

The women posted their lowest 5k team average in school history


Girls on the Run Event

FAU Women's Cross Country participated in the annual Girls on the Run 5k on Nov. 23, 2014.

Personal Records

800M - 2:27.48 (2014-outdoor)

1500M - 4:51.16 (2014-outdoor)

Mile - 5:26.40 (2014-indoor)

3K - 10:25.71 (2014)

5K - 18:11.23 (2014)

6K - 23:56.98 (2013)

10K - 42:10.97 (2012)

Athletic Accomplishments

In 2014, set the eighth best time for the 3,000m (indoor) and sixth and ninth best times in the 5,000m (indoor and outdoor) in school history...holds the eighth best time in school history for the distance medley relay (indoor)...set the eighth best time in school history for the 5K at the 2013 Sun Belt Indoor Track Championships (18:43.76)...earned her 16th place at the event...holds 10th best time in school history for the 10K (42:10.97)...second best finish in the 5K for the women's team at the 2012 Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championship (19:36.80).

Academic Accomplishments

Received academic honors for student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the spring 2011, fall 2012, spring 2013, and spring 2014 semesters...made the Conference USA 2013-2014 Comissioner's Honor Roll...team earned FAU's Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the fall 2011 semester...made the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List in for academic achievements in the 2011-12 school year.

High School Accomplishments

Attended Duncan U. Fletcher High School.


Psychology major...daughter of Tracy and Theresa Cripe ...will graduate Fall 2014 with a bachelor's in psychology, but is returning to FAU to pursue a second bachelor's degree and compete in the 2015 indoor/outdoor track and field season...her goal is to pursue a master's degree in speech language pathology...hobbies include going to the beach, reading a good mystery novel, riding bikes and running.