Victoria Crawford
Victoria Crawford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Woodlawn

Height:
5-8

Position:
Heptathlon/Jumps


NCAA Regionals
Triple Jump       2004
School Record Holder
Heptathlon        4,849
Personal Bests
Outdoor
Triple Jump       41-3 (12.57)
High Jump         5-6 (1.68)
Long Jump         18-8.5 (5.70)
Shot Put          37-1.75 (11.32)
Javelin           92-2.25 (28.10)
Heptathlon        4,849

Will join the Lady Tigers for the outdoor season after the completion of women's basketball.

2004: OUTDOOR-Joined the team outdoors after women's basketball... Improved her marks in every event in each meet in which she participated in that event...Competed in all three jumps at the SEMO Gatorade Classic and was the team's top finisher in each event...Won the triple jump at SEMO with a leap of 39'8" (12.09m), while placing fourth in the high jump with a mark of 5'3" (1.60m) and fifth in the long jump with a mark of 18'0.25" (5.49m)...Won the high jump (5'5.75"; 1.67m) and triple jump (40'3"; 12.27m), and placed seventh in the javelin (92'2.25"; 28.10m) at the Mississippi Invitational...Became the first Lady Tiger ever to score in four events at C-USA Championships...Recorded four top-five finishes at the C-USA meet, including a second-place tally in the triple jump (41'1"; 12.52m), a third-place leap in the high jump (5'6.25"; 1.68m), a fourth-place score in the heptathlon (4,849 pts), breaking her own school record in the event, and a fifth-place finish in the long jump (18'8.5"; 5.70m)...Was the lone Lady Tiger qualifier for the NCAA Mid-East Regional, competing in the triple jump and placing 12th with a new personal-best mark of 41'3" (12.57m).

2003: OUTDOOR-Placed third in the triple jump at the Baldy Castillo Meet (38'5"; 11.71m)...Placed second in the high jump (5'3.75"; 1.62m), third in the triple jump (36'6.5"; 11.14m) and 13th in the shot put (34'1.75"; 10.41m) at the Big Cat Classic...Placed second in both the high jump (5'3.75"; 1.62m) and triple jump (39'4"; 11.99m) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial...Placed fifth in the high jump and heptathlon at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a mark of 5'5" (1.65m) and scoring 4,708 points (then school record)...Placed fourth in the triple jump at C-USA Championships with a mark of 39'8.25" (12.10m)...Set a personal best mark of 37'1.75" (11.32m) in the shot put at the C-USA Championships.

2002: OUTDOOR-Competed in five outdoor meets once the women's basketball season wrapped up, participating in the high jump, long jump and triple jump as well as the heptathlon at the C-USA Outdoor Championships...Finished seventh at the C-USA Championships in the heptathlon with 4,364 points, setting a then school record after surpassing Chevida Deberry's mark of 4,353 points from 1993...Had a best mark of 38'10.5" (11.85m) in the triple jump at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, finishing fifth...Competed in three jumping events at Tulane, posting personal bests in two events...Her 17'11.75" (5.48m) mark in the long jump at Tulane was also a personal best...Cleared 5'5" (1.65m) in the high jump at Tulane, again, a personal best.

PREP: Attended Woodlawn H.S...Lettered in volleyball, track, basketball and softball...Named to Birmingham News All-State honorable mention team for volleyball...Set a new Birmingham city high jump record at the state meet with a jump of 5'8"...Won the 300m low hurdles as a junior...Also placed second in the heptathlon and first in the triple jump...Named Most Athletic at Woodlawn HS... Played basketball for coach Conley Langford...Was the only player unanimously selected to the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game after averaging 28 points and 14.8 rebounds per game in her senior season...Honored as all-state, all-metro and the squad's Most Valuable Player her junior and senior basketball seasons.

PERSONAL: Born in Birmingham, Alabama on September 23, 1983...Full name is Victoria Elizabeth Crawford...Daughter of Roger and Eardie Mae Crawford...Major is communications...Favorite movie is "Rush Hour II", Favorite singer is Whitney Houston...Enjoys eating...Chose Memphis for its women's basketball program.

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