Longwood native averaged 20.6 points per game last year at Lyman High School
Cristal Randolph rejoins FAU for the 2010-11 season as an assistant coach for the women's basketball program. Randolph will assist the coaching staff with practice operations, tape exchange and scouting.
Most recently, Randolph served two seasons at the Miami University (OH) as the Director of Women's Basketball Operations. The former Owl alumnus played for head coach Chancellor Dugan from 2003-07 and appeared in 114 career games in an FAU uniform.
The Deerfield Beach, FL native appeared in every game during the 2005-06 season when the Owls secured their first NCAA Tournament berth in program history. Randolph also played 14 minutes in FAU's 72-48 loss to LSU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/18/06).
For her career, Randolph appeared in 114 games, averaging 7.4 points per game. Her 155 career three-point field goals made ranks her second all-time in FAU Women's Basketball history behind Latorria Matthews (220).
After graduating FAU in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in public communications, Randolph spent one season as an admission coordinator, responsible for recruiting students to attend FAU.
Randolph also excelled as a prep player in the Palm Beach area and was named the Florida 6A "Player of the Year" and the Sun Sentinel "Player of the Year" as a senior.
The shooting guard led Deerfield HS to the state championship and scored 24 points, with seven rebounds, five assists and four three-pointers in the title game to cap off her senior year.
The team also posted a 30-4 record and finished the year on a 15-game winning streak in Randolph's final season at Deerfield.