Tara Cripe
Tara  Cripe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Duncan U. Fletcher HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
XC/Distance


05/17/2015

Two Runners Qualify for Finals After Third Day of C-USA Outdoor Championship

Sitia Martinez and Liz Wellman will compete in the finals of the 400 meter hurdles and 1500 meter run

04/28/2015

Track & Field Heads to Orlando for UCF Twilight Invitational

This will be the team's last regular season meet prior to C-USA Outdoor Championships on May 14-17

04/24/2015

Track & Field's Martinez Takes Top Spot in 400M Hurdles in C-USA

Junior Sitia Martinez is now ranked first in C-USA in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 59.57

04/21/2015

Track & Field To Compete in Two Meets This Week

The team will take part in the Penn Relays on April 23 and the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational on April 24

04/11/2015

Track & Field's Thorsås Breaks Her Fourth FAU Record of the Year

Freshman Frida Thorsås took first in the heptathlon at the UM Alumni Invitational and set a new FAU Record

04/10/2015

2015 FAU SAAC Field Day

The FAU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held its second annual field day at A.D. Henderson University School on April 10, 2015.

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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