Candyce Cross

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Missouri City, Texas

    High School:
    Thurgood Marshall

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Mid-Distance

    Birthdate:
    08/02/1989

    Experience:
    2L

    Major:
    Undecided

    Candyce Cross

    2008 NCAA Qualifier - 4X400 Meter Relay
    2008 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 4X400 Meter Relay
    High School State Champion- 4x400 Meter Relay

    FRESHMAN (2008)
    Outdoor: Finished seventh at the UTEP Invitational in the 400m with a clocking of 57.72 ... Also finished seventh at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational with a time of 56.08 in the 400m ... Finished 12th at the Houston Invitational in the 400m with a time of 56.78 ... Ran as a member of the 4X400m relay team that qualified for the NCAA Championships ... The team posted a time of 3:42.02 in the prelims at the NCAAs.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Finished third in district in the 400 meters ... Two-time state champion in the 4x400 meter relay ... 4x400 meter relay team's time of 3:40.05 was the third fastest in the nation in 2007 ... Has personal best of 24.54 in the 200 meters ... School team finished second in the state last year ... Set a state record as a member of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 3:38.83.

    PERSONAL
    Born Aug. 2, 1989 in Houston, Texas ... Daughter of Tyrone and Monique Cross ... Chose Houston for its education ... Also recruited by LSU ... Father, Tyrone, also ran track in college.

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