2000 Track & Field Roster

Crystal Cox

Crystal Cox

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  • Hometown
    Spring Lake, N.C.
  • High School
    Pine Forest




In 2000: Did not compete due to medical reasons.

In 1999: Indoor-Placed second in the 200m at the ACC Championships in 23.95 and 4th in the 60m (7.50)...Finished first in the 60m and 200m in 7.61 and 24.35 respectively at the patriot-Hoya Coalition....Outdoor-Placed 6th in the 200m at the ACC Championships in 23.74...Had season bests in the 100m (11.65) and the 200m (23.50) at the USTCA.

In 1998: One of the most exciting young sprinters in the ACC...Would have set the school record in the outdoor 200 meters with a time of 23.04 at the USA Junior Nationals but the mark was wind-aided...finished third in the finals with a time of 23.25...Owns the fifth-best time in UNC history in the outdoor 400 meters 53.66 in the prelims at the ACC Championships...Is third in school history with a 200 meter indoor time of 23.76...ran the anchor leg of the 4x400 meter relay that led the team with a 3:33.58 at Penn Relays...finished fourth in the 60m dash and fifth in the 200 meters at the ACC Indoor Championships...7th in the 200 meters at the ACC Outdoor Championships...competed in the 200 meters at the USA Nationals and ran a time of 23.46.

Prep: Named indoor and outdoor NCHSAA MVP in 1995 and 1996...1997 national high school ranking of 10th in the 100m (11.67) and 14th in the 200m (23.97)...Participated in the Seton Hall Games from 1995-97...Won the 200m, 400m and 4x200m relay at the 1997 Seton Hall Games...Won eight Midsouth 4A conference championships including three straight 100m and 200m races from 1995-1997...At the 1996 National Scholastic Championships, finished second in the 100m and 200m...High School All-America in 100m and 200m...At the 1996 World Junior Championships in Sydney, Australia, she finished ninth in the 200m...Finished second in the 200m at the 1996 U.S.A. Junior Championships...Was a NCHSAA Scholar Athlete...Was a Big Sister Mentor for special education students...Coached in high school by current assistant coach Tudie Blake.

Personal: Daughter of Eudine Cox...Born on March 29, 1979 in Virginia...Plans on majoring in communications...Hobbies include singing and cooking...Her biggest sports thrill is going to Australia to represent the United States at the World Junior Championships in 1996 ...Athletes she admires most include Florence Griffith-Joyner, Tudie Blake and Marie Jose Perec...Her brother runs track for East Carolina University and her cousin, Kenny Cox, currently runs for UNC.