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  Marissa Crook

Marissa Crook

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Centennial HS

Height:
4-11

Event:
Distance

Experience:
3V

NORTHRIDGE - 2010
Marissa Crook finished 18th in the 10,000 meters in a time of 41:37.72 at the Big West Championships ... ran a lifetime-best of 11:09.70 in the 3,000 meters at the USC Trojan Invitational (Mar. 20) and clocked a season-best of 19:32.02 in the 5,000 meters at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (Apr. 9) ... did not compete during the indoor season ... placed 69th at the 2009 Big West Cross Country Championships in a time of 24:33.2.

2009
Crook ran cross country for the Matadors in the Fall of 2009 ... finished a season-best 69th for the third consecutive season in a time of 24:33.2 at the Big West Cross Country Championships ... earned Big West All-Academic honors for the cross country squad.

2008
Primarily ran cross country for the Matadors in 2008 ... finished 69th (25:03.1) for the second consecutive Big West Cross Country Championships ... finished 29th in a 5k time of 20:10.9 at the Bakersfield Quad Meet ... was one of six Northridge women on the cross country team named Big West All-Academic.

2007
Ran the three long distance events as a freshman during the outdoor season ... finished 17th in the 10,000 meters (40:03.96) at the Big West Championships ... her time ranks sixth on the all-time Matador freshman list ... ran a season-best 11:11.94 in the 3,000 meters at the Trojan Invitational at USC ... posted a season-best time of 19:16.23 in the 5,000 meters at the Steve Scott Invitational at UC Irvine ... did not compete during the indoor season ... finished a Matador-best 40th in a time of 20:21.7 at the Arizona State Cross Country Invitational ... finished 69th at the Big West Cross Countrt Championships.

CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
Competed in both track and cross- country at Centennial High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... earned all-league honors in 2004 and was named Most Improved in 2003 and 2006 ... also earned AAA (Athletic/Attitude/Academics) award in cross country for the Hawks in 2003-04 ... graduated in 2006 with a 4.0 grade point average.

PERSONAL
Born June 1, 1988 in Bakersfield, Calif. ... parents are Michelle and Michael Crook ... has two younger brothers, Michael and Matthew ... favorites include actor Julia Roberts, "The Gilmore Girls", the movie "Freaky Friday" and Mexican food ... chose Cal State Northridge because of the cross country team and the kinesiology department ... likes to read in her spare time ... major is Kinesiology.