Tara Cripe
Tara Cripe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Duncan U. Fletcher HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
XC/Distance


01/24/2015

Wins by Stewart, Svensson, and DMR Team Highlight Jimmy Carnes Invitational

Sophomore Ashley Stewart is now third on FAU's All-Time Top 10 List in the pentathlon

01/21/2015

Track & Field to Compete at Jimmy Carnes Invitational

The meet will be held on Friday, Jan. 23 in Gainesville, Fla.

01/17/2015

Track & Field Walks Away With Three First Place Finishes and Nine FAU Records at UNC Open

Sophomore Regina Wilkerson now holds the FAU record in the 60m dash with a time of 7.60

01/14/2015

Track & Field to Open Season at Art and Linda Maillet UNC Open

Collegiate teams from all over the country are participating with competition beginning at 9 a.m. in Chapel Hill, N.C.

01/09/2015

2015 Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field Preview

The Owls open the indoor season at the Art and Linda Maillet UNC Open on Saturday, Jan. 17 in Chapel Hill, N.C.

12/01/2014

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 (outdoor)

1500M - 4:51.16 (outdoor)

Mile - 5:26.40 (indoor)

3K - 10:25.71 (indoor)

5K - 18:11.23 (outdoor)

10K - 42:10.97 (outdoor)

Athletic Accomplishments

2014-15 (Senior):Earned 13th place at the Disney Cross Country Classic with a time of 18:51.47 in the 5k...put up her best time of the season at C-USA Championships where she placed 33rd in the 5k with a time of 18:15.4, which also puts her eighth in this event on FAU's All-Time Top 10 List...had a time of 22:10.2 in the 6k at the NCAA South Regional Championships, which is ninth all-time in FAU history.

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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