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Columbia Lacrosse BIO
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Nell Crosby
Player Profile:
Nell Crosby 1879940
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Cheyenne Mountain
Major: Environmental Biology

2017 All-Ivy League, 3,000m Steeplechase
2017 2nd Team All-American, 3,000m Steeplechase
School Record Holder, 3,000m Steeplechase

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 Bests (Track & Field)

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

3,000m - 9:28.55
Fastrack National Invite - Feb. 10, 2017

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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