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  Alicia Craig
Alicia Craig

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Gillette, WY

High School:
Campbell County

Position:
Distances

Birthdate:
06/14/1982

Honors:
Nine-Time All-American

Stanford: The two-time defending NCAA champion and the NCAA record holder in the 10,000 meters . . . One of the most dominant distance runners in the United States.

2004 Track & Field Season (Sophomore): The all-time NCAA record holder in the 10,000 meters with a time of 32:19.97 ... Set the collegiate, Pac-10 and Stanford record in the 10,000 meters at the Cardinal Invitational ... The NCAA champion in the 10,000 meters for the second consecutive year ... Successfully defended her national title in the 10,000 meters with a time of 33:58.27, a University of Texas Mike Meyers Stadium record ... The Pac-10 champion in the 10,000 meters for the second straight season ... Finished second in the 5000 meters at the Pac-10 Championship ... Ran a season-best of 15:31.15 in the 5000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Finished fifth in the 10,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials ... The NCAA indoor championship runner-up in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:45.08, the second-best performance in Stanford history ... Ran an NCAA indoor championship automatic qualifying time of 9:14.72 in the 3000 meters ... Named All-American in the 5000 meters indoors and the 10,000 meters outdoors.

2003 Track & Field Season (Freshman): The NCAA and Pac-10 Champion in the 10,000 meters ... Broke a 21-year-old school record in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Championships with a time of 32:40.03 ... The old record was 33:06.09 by Kim Schnurpfeil in 1982 ... Established a career best, freshman school record, and the second fastest time in school history in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:25.75 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Her time was also the fifth fastest ever in NCAA history ... Finished second at the Pac-10 Championships and third at the NCAA West Regionals in the 5000 meters ... Placed fifth in the 5000 meters at the U.S. National Championships ... Gained All-America honors with a third place finish in the 5000 meters and an eighth place showing in the 3000 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Set the indoor school record in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:43.04 ... Won the 5000 meters and anchored the winning distance medley relay at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... Ran 4:44.50 in the mile and 9:07.88 in the 3000 meters indoors, the third fastest time ever at Stanford.

2002 Track & Field Season: Redshirted outdoors and indoors.

2004 Cross Country Season (Senior): Named the NCAA West Regional Athlete of the Year for the third consecutive season ... The NCAA West Regional individual champion for the second consecutive season ... Placed second at the Pac-10 Championships to lead the Cardinal to the Conference crown ... Led Stanford to the team championship at the Pre-NCAA meet with a first place finish ... Stanford's No. 1 runner at the NCAA Championships ... Named All-American for the fourth consecutive season ... The fourth athlete in Stanford history to earn cross country All-American honors each of her four years at Stanford ... A first team All Pac-10 selection.

2003 Cross Country Season (Junior): The NCAA West Regional Cross Country Athlete of the Year ... Named All-American for the third consecutive year after finishing sixth at the NCAA Championships ... Helped Stanford win the NCAA team title ... Winner of the Stanford Block "S" Outstanding Female Junior Award - presented to the most outstanding female Stanford athlete of the junior class ... Won three races, placed second once, and finished sixth (twice) ... The NCAA West Regional champion for the second consecutive year ... The Pre-NCAA and Stanford Invitational champion ... ... Finished second at the Pac-10 Championships ... A first team All Pac-10 selection.

2002 Cross Country Season (Sophomore): Had a banner year, finishing third individually at the NCAA Championships to earn her second consecutive All-America honor and lead the team to an NCAA Runner-up finish ... Named the Pac-10 and West Region Athlete of the Year ... Won the NCAA West Regional and the Fullerton Season Opener ... Had a pair of second place finishes at the Pre-NCAA Meet White race and the Stanford Invitational (6000 meters) ... Placed third at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Finished no lower than fourth in any race in 2002 ... Honda Award finalist for cross country.

2001 Cross County Season (Freshman): Named All-American after finishing 28th at the NCAA Championships ... Stanford's second runner at the NCAA's ... Four Top 10 finishes ... Finished fourth at the NCAA West Regional and fifth at the Pac-10 Championships after placing third at the Pre-NCAA Meet Silver Race ... The Stanford Invitational short course champion.

High School: A six-time track and field All-American and four-time all-state performer ... The 2000 National Scholastic mile champion ... The 2001 Golden West Invitational champion in the mile ... State record holder in the 800, mile and 2-mile ... Was a two-time state champion in cross country while a student at Campbell County High School ... The 2000 Footlocker West Regional champion ... Finished third at the 2001 U.S. Junior Nationals in Portland, OR ... Was the United States' top finisher at the 2001 World Junior Cross Country Championships in Belgium ... Won the 2000 Great America cross country title in North Carolina ... Placed third at the 1999 Footlocker Nationals in Orlando, FL ... A four-time all-state performer in cross country ... A finalist for Wyoming Athlete of the Year (Simpson Award) ... The Wyoming U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete off the Year.

Cardinal Catalogue: Sociology major ... A 2002 and 2003 Pac-10 All-Academic and Academic All-American in cross country ... A three-time (2002, 2003, 2004) Pac-10 All-Academic track and field selection ... Parents are Dave and Sally Craig ... Born June 14, 1982.

Collegiate Career Bests: 3000 meters (9:07.88); 5000 meters (15:25.75); 10,000 meters (32:19.97)


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