Angela Crosby
Angela Crosby

Hometown:
Anderson, S.C.

High School:
T.L. Hanna HS

Last College:
Appalachian State

Position:
Assistant Coach, 3rd Year


Angela Crosby made the drive across the state of Tennessee to become the second `recruit' of first-year head coach Blair Savage prior to the 2004-05 season. After spending four seasons at UT-Chattanooga and helping the Mocs to four consecutive NCAA Tournament Appearances, Crosby joined the Lady Tiger staff in 2004. Heading into her third season at Memphis for 2006-07, Crosby serves as the team's recruiting coordinator.

In four seasons at UTC, Crosby was responsible for the off-campus recruiting aspects of the Lady Mocs' program, as well as scouting and working with the post players. With Crosby on board, UTC won four consecutive Southern Conference regular-season championships and four straight SoCon Tournament titles. The 2003-04 squad enjoyed national recognition for holding the longest NCAA women's basketball winning streak at 27 games. Chattanooga also defeated Rutgers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, marking the first time ever that a SoCon squad had advanced to the second round of the tournament.

Prior to UTC, Crosby was an assistant coach at Appalachian State from 1997-2000. While at her alma mater, the Mountaineers won the Southern Conference Tournament title (1998-99) to advance to the NCAA Tournament. Her duties for ASU included working with the post players, serving as the alumni and promotions coordinator, and handling on- and off-campus recruiting.

Crosby, who played at ASU from 1992-94, returned to her alma mater in the summer of the 1997 after spending two years at T.L. Hanna HS in Anderson, S.C. Crosby, who ranks 8th in Mountaineers history in scoring, was a Southern Conference Player of the Year following the 1993-94 season. She earned first-team All-Conference honors both years, and in the 1992-93 season, she was named a second-team All-American by FASTBREAK Magazine.That season, Crosby finished 11th in the country in scoring and 17th in field-goal accuracy (.637).

In two years, Crosby scored 1,023 points, averaging 21.9 points per contest, school records for a two-year player. She played in just 55 games and helped the Mountaineers to a 30-25 mark. Crosby ranks 8th in career points scored and is 2nd in career scoring average. She holds the school career mark for field-goal percentage (.628), making 429 of 683. She also finished with 510 rebounds (13th in school history), averaging 9.3 rebounds per contest (third in school history).

Prior to transferring to Appalachian State, Crosby was an All-Region 10 selection at Anderson Junior College. She averaged 18 points and 12.3 rebounds per game in two seasons.

A native of Anderson, S.C., Crosby returned to her high school after earning a bachelor's degree from ASU in habilitive science in 1995. At T.L. Hanna, Crosby was the junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach.

A prep star at T.L. Hanna High School, Crosby was a high school All-American during her senior season. She was an all-state and regional player-of-the-year selection during three of her four years and was an all-region pick all four seasons. She finished her high school career with 1,977 points and 1,312 rebounds.

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