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Ducks Cross Country BIO
Bronwyn Crossman
Player Profile:
Bronwyn Crossman 188692
Position: Distance
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
City/State: Bellingham, Wash.
High School: Squalicum
Experience: 2 Letters

2-TIme All-American

2011-12: Outdoors - Pac-12 scorer ran the fourth-fastest 10,000 meters in school history. Timed an impressive 33:18.53 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational. Came back to score in the 10K at the Pac-12 Championships with a sixth place finish (35:06.78). An NCAA West Preliminary qualifier at 10,000 meters. Indoors: Second team All-American at 5,000 meters. Brief indoor season saw her run the fifth-fastest 5,000 time in school history, 15:56.35 at the Husky Classic. Went on to earn second-team All-America honors in the 5K at the NCAA Indoor meet, finishing 15th. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Cross Country - Solid performance as Oregon’s No. 3 runner at the NCAA Championships to help Oregon to finish fifth, it’s best showing in three years. Ran the 6,000 meter course in 20:50.6 to place 76th overall. Great run at the NCAA West Regional to place 15th in 20:43 (6,000 meters). Best career Regional showing helped Oregon finish fourth and secure a bid to the NCAA Championships. Matched her best performance at the Pac-12 championship meet by taking 17th in 20:28 (6,000 meters). Crossed the line first at the Beaver Classic in 21:20 for her first collegiate victory (6,000 meters). Ran 12th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 17:01.34 (5,000 meters) as Oregon’s No. 6 runner. Was the runner-up at the season-opening dual with Gonzaga (16:45.4/5,000 meters). Also ran at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 16:44.22, Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa. (4/26/12). 10,000 Meters - 33:18.53 (PR), Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (4/6/12). Indoors - 5,000 Meters - 15:56.35 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/12)..

2010-11: 2nd team All-Amercian (10,000 meters). Outdoors - Capped season by earning her first All-America honors in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Championships. Was 15th in 35:25.12. Set a personal best in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary meet to advance to her first NCAA Championships. Time of 33:36.74 from the West meet was the seventh-best in school history. Successful Pac-10 debut featured a fourth-place finish in the 10,000 meters (36:06.48). Was also 11th in the 5,000 meters (17:08.30). Ran the No. 8 10,000 meter time in school history at the Stanford Invitational, 33:43.99, a PR by nearly two minutes. Followed that with a win in the 5,000 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational in 16:31.42, an :18 outdoor PR. Opened season with the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Preview. Also had a PR at a shorter distance, 1,500 meters at the Oregon Twilight (4:39.12). After the season, was the runner-up in the Butte to Butte 10K road race in Eugene. Pac-10 all-academic second team. Indoors - Set a huge PR in the 5,000 meters at the UW Invitational, finishing second in 16:20.83. That was a 29-second all-conditions improvement on her previous best. At the next meet, the Husky Classic, lowered 5,000 time again by running 16:13.73, the sixth-fastest time in school history. Was sixth in the 3,000 meters at the MPSF Championships (9:23.84). Cross Country - Took fourth at the John Frank Memorial in 16:03.2 (4,500 meters) to open the season. Recorded a ninth place finish at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 20:33.39 (6,000 meters). Also ran at the Notre Dame Invitational and the Pac-10 Championships. Pac-10 all-academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 4:39.12 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/6/11); 5,000 Meters - 16:31.42 (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/9/11). 10,000 Meters - 33:36.74 (PR), NCAA West Preliminary Meet, Eugene, Ore. (5/26/11). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 9:23.84 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/26/11); 5,000 Meters - 16:13.73 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/11/11).

2009-10: Outdoors - Established PRs in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meters. PR at 5,000 meters came at the Pepsi Team Invitational (16:49.52), while her best in the 10,000 came at the end of April in a win at the Oregon Relays (35:28.85). Opened with the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Preview. Pac-10 all-academic second team. Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Helped Oregon win the Pre’s Trail Pre-View with a second-place finish. Solid 18th-place run (17:20.48, 5,000 meters) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Was Oregon’s No. 4 scorer at the Pre-National Invitational, taking 51st overall (21:36.9, 6,000 meters). Pac-10 scorer as the team’s fifth runner (17th overall, 20:32.30) to help the Ducks take second at the league meet. Earned her first NCAA West Regional appearance. Capped fall with her first career NCAA Championship appearance. Pac-10 Cross Country all-academic second team. Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 16:49.52, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/10/10); 10,000 Meters - 35:28.85, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/30/10).

2008-09: Steady improvement at 5,000 meters during the outdoor season resulted in a PR in her final race of the year, 16:55.65, at the Oregon Twilight. Also ran the 5,000 at the Pepsi Team Invitational, finishing sixth, and the Oregon Relays. Indoors, raced at the mile distance three times with a season-best of 4:59.35 coming at the MPSF Championships. Ran in three cross country races during the fall, including the Pac-10 Championships, where she was the lone Oregon freshman in the field (36th, 21:20.05). Placed ninth overall and fifth on the team at the Mike Hodges Invitational (17:39). Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 4:41.86, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/27/09); 5,000 Meters - 16:55.65, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/9/09). Indoors - Mile - 4:59.35 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09).

Prep: Won the 2007 3A cross country state crown, beating the second-place finisher by 32 seconds. Led Squalicum High School to the team title with her initial individual state championship in 2006. Outdoors, won all but one race at 3,200 meters as a senior, including the state 3A championship. Ran a personal-best 10:35.95 to finish second in the 3,200 meters in the 2007 state meet. Also in 2007, placed third in the 1,600 meters. Took second in the 3,200 meters as a sophomore. High School Bests: 3,200 Meters - 10:35.95, 2007 3A State Championships.

Personal: Majoring in family and human services.

Personal Bests
5,000 Meters - 15:56.35 (i),
Husky Classic,
Seattle, Wash., 2/10/12
10,000 Meters - 33:18.53
Stanford Invitational,
Stanford, Calif., 4/6/12

NCAA Outdoor Track Championships
2011 - 10,000 Meters, 15th, 35:25.12

NCAA Indoor Track Championships
2012 - 5,000 Meters, 15th, 16:46.14

NCAA Cross Country Championships
2011 - 76th, 20:50.6
2009 - 205th, 22:07.0

NCAA Cross Country West Regional
2011 - 15th, 20:43
2009 - 47th, 22:08.08

Pac-10 Track Championships Performances
2012 - 10,000 Meters, 6th, 35:06.78 (Pac-12)
2011 - 10,000 Meters, 4th, 36:06.48
2011 - 5,000 Meters, 11th, 17:08.30

Pac-10 Cross Country Championships
2011 - 17th, 20:28 (Pac-12)
2010 - 65th, 22:02.71
2009 - 17th, 20:32.30
2008 - 36th, 21:20.05

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