Tara Cripe
Tara Cripe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Duncan U. Fletcher HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
XC/Distance


10/29/2014

FAU Cross Country to Compete in C-USA Championships This Weekend

The women's 5k is set to begin at 9 a.m. CST, and the men's 8k will begin at 10 a.m. CST

10/11/2014

Women's Cross Country Takes Home Second Place at the Disney Cross Country Classic

10 of FAU's 15 competitors finished in the top 50 out of 250 runners

06/10/2014

FAU Cross Country Announces 2014 Schedule

The schedule includes seven races beginning with the FAU inaugural home meet on Friday, Aug. 29

05/18/2014

Two Qualify for Finals on Day Three of C-USA Championships

Danielle Aromashodu finished the 400 meter hurdles preliminaries in first-place

04/25/2014

Track and Field Sends Three to 2014 Penn Relays

The Owls will compete in their final regular season meet on Saturday, April 26 at the North Florida Invitational

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.

Personal

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.

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