Cridebring wins the honor for the second time this season
2012: BIG WEST CONFERENCE CHAMPION in 1,500, posting 4:32.38 in prelim, 4:32.52 in final... Also placed 2nd in 5,000 (16:59.38) at conference... NCAA West Prelim qualifier in 5K... Led Aggies with 4:23.75 at Payton Jordan Cardinal Invite, good for 4th in school history... Previous best had been 4:24.55, also set at Stanford... Finished 2nd in 5K behind teammate Sarah Sumpter at Mt. SAC Relays, hitting season-best 16:30.23, 4th all-time at UC Davis... Broke 17-minute mark on three occasions... Ran indoor 3K of 9:26.97 at Husky Classic, 2nd in school history behind Kim Conley's 9:19.16.
2011: NCAA West Prelim qualifier in 1,500... Placed 3rd (4:29.08) at Big West Conference Championships... Moved into school's outdoor top 10 with 4:28.57 at Mondo Mid-Major... Improved to season-best 4:27.71 at Brutus Hamilton Invite, 6th in school history... Earned Big West Track Athlete of the Week honors for that performance.
UC DAVIS CROSS COUNTRY: Earned All-Big West Conference as a sophomore, placing 8th at championship... Finished as team's No. 2 runner four times, including conference and NCAA West Regional... Placed 4th overall at Hornet Jamboree... Competed in five meets as a freshman in 2010, including Big West and NCAA West Region meets, crossing among Aggie scorers in each... Highest overall finish was 19th at Hornet Jamboree.
COLLEGE PARK HS '10: Finished 26th at CIF state cross country meet as a senior, advancing by virtue of 3rd-place showing (17:18) at North Coast Section meet a month before... Captured North Coast Section and Diablo Foothill Athletic League titles as a freshman... Two-time state championships qualifier in 1,600 during track & field season, placing 9th and 6th as a junior and senior, respectively... Selected as school's Athlete of the Year... Also lettered in soccer, earning second-team All-DFAL honors as a junior... Played club ball for Heritage Strikers (Pleasant Hill) for 11 years.
PERSONAL: Born in Concord, Calif.... Has yet to declare a major... Parents are Patrick Cridebring and Diane Croteau... Proudest personal accomplishment was breaking the five-minute mile.