AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Indoor: Redshirted. Outdoor: Launched the javelin 25.18m at the Twilight Invitational ... finished the 100-meter hurdles in 18.95 at the same meet ... crossed the line at 28.36 in the 200m at the Alabama Relays.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles (11.01) at the Niswonger Invitational ... recorded a personal-record long jump at the Clemson Invitational with a jump of 4.99m (16-04.50). Outdoor: Redshirted.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Indoor: Ran a leg of the 4x400m relay at the Niswonger Invitational that finished 23rd (4:15.10) ... also timed a 2:48.02 in the 800m run and a 1:03.67 in the 400m dash at the Niswonger Invitational. Outdoor: Recorded two personal bests at the Southern Invitational in the high jump (1.47m) and the 800m (2:51.92) ... ran a leg of the distance medley relay that finished in sixth (12:38.82) at the Alabama Relays and leaped to a personal-best 1.55m in the high jump ... placed fifth in the heptathlon at the War Eagle Invitational with 3,116 points ... tied for fourth in the high jump at the Ole Miss Invitational (1.55m) ... had an eighth-place finish in the heptathlon event (4,223 points) at the C-USA Championships with personal bests in the shot put (9.75m) and 100m hurdles (15.44).
Attended Alabama Christian Academy in Montgomery, Ala. ... was the 2006 3A state champion in the 300m hurdles ... was named all-metro from 2006-08 ... finished in the top 20 in the long jump and hurdles at national competition in 2006 ... was captain of high school track & field team from 2006-08 ... high school team was sectional champions in 2006 and 2008 ... also played basketball and ran cross country.
Full name is Sterling Nicole Cross ... born Jan. 3, 1990 ... daughter of Robert and Sharon Cross ... majoring in computer science.