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Crosby

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#33

Midfielder
Height 5'8"
Year Junior
Hometown Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School Cheyenne Mountain
Major Environmental Biology
School: CC
Birthdate January 15, 1996

Bio

Member of 2017 Ivy League Heptagonal Championship Cross Country Team
2017 First Team All-Ivy League, Cross Country
2017 All-Ivy League, 3,000m Steeplechase
2017 2nd Team All-American, 3,000m Steeplechase
School Record Holder, 3,000m Steeplechase

2017-18: (XC) Earned first team All-Ivy League honors after finishing fourth in 21:15 at the Cross Country Heptagonal meet and leading the Lions to the team title ... The top Columbia finisher at the NCAA Championships, leading Columbia to a 28th place team finish when she took 141st in 21:01 ... The top Lion at the Wisconsin Invitational, finishing 35th in 20:28 ... Claimed fourth place overall at the Sam Bell Invitational in 20:52 ... Won the Columbia XC Invite in 21:45, leading the Lions to a team win in addition. (ITF) Part of the Ivy League Championship winning DMR team ... Claimed All-Ivy status with a runner-up finish in the 3,000m at the same meet ... Ran a season best 9:19.84 in the 3,000m at the BU Valentine Invitational when she claimed fourth.

2016-17: (XC) Helped the Lions to a runner up finish at the Princeton Invitational, taking 20th over the 6K course in 21:59.3 ... Took 36th during Heps, clocking a 21:28.2 in the 6K ... Was Columbia's second highest finisher at the Northeast Regional, taking 38th in 21:27.3 in the 6K during the Lions sixth place team finish. (T&F) Qualified for the NCAA Finals in the 3,000m Steeplechase during her first season competing on the track ... Finished 16th at NCAAs in the steeple, clocking a 10:05.84 to earn second team All-American honors ... Posted regional qualifying times in the 5,000m and 3,000m Steeplechase, breaking the school record at the NCAA East Prelims in the steeple at 10:02.02 ... Claimed second and All-Ivy status in the steeple at the Outdoor Heps, clocking a 10:25.18 ... Was third at the Virginia Challenge in the same event at 10:18.41 ... Won the Steeplechase at the Sam Howell Invitational in 10:25.50, which was her first ever time running the event ... Clocked a regional qualifying time in her lone 5,000m run of the season, taking eighth at the Raleigh Relays in 16:22.55 ... Finished ninth in the 3,000m run during Indoor Heps at 9:52.70 ... Ran a season best indoor 3,000m of 9:28.55 for sixth at the Fastrack National Invite.

Career Best (XC) 

6k - 20:28.9

Wisconsin Invitational - Oct. 13, 2017

Career Bests (Track & Field)

1 Mile - 4:59.18
Dartmouth/Yale/Columbia - Jan. 20, 2017

3,000m - 9:19.84
Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational - February 9, 2018 

3,000m Steeplechase - 10:02.02
NCAA East Prelims - May 25, 2017

5,000m - 16:22.55
Raleigh Relays - March 24, 2017

2016: (WLAX) Saw action the Lions first program win over Brown (4/16)...

2015: (WLAX) Made ten starts and saw action in 14 games this season… Netted a goal in a win over Wagner (3/27)… Recorded 20 ground balls and five caused turnovers on the year.

Year GP-GS G A Pts FPG-FPS GB DC CT
2015 14-10 2 0 2 0-0 20 5 5
2016 13-7 0 1 1 0-0 9 2 6
Total 27-17 2 1 3 0-0 29 7 11

Personal: A four-time letterwinner in lacrosse at Cheyenne Mountain ... Earned team Offensive MVP honors and second team All-Conference South Region honors in her freshman season ... Added another second team all-conference honor and team Midfield MVP award ... Received the Outstanding Player of the Year award as a junior and grabbed her first of back-to-back first team all-conference honors ... Capped her senior year tied second for second most in the state in ground balls with 89 and fourth most in draw control percentage at 59.1 percent ... Earned second team all-state honors and finished as the team MVP ... Majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology at Columbia College.

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Highlight: Crosby Wins First Heps Title
Columbia Top 5: Week of October 23-29, 2017
Feature: Women's XC Title