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Greig Cryer
Greig Cryer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Charleston, S.C.

High School:
R.B. Stall

Height:
6-3

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
09/25/1984

Major:
Psychology

Senior captain who is a great student and team leader... very motivated and dedicated... has the potential to be among the best in the nation in the long and triple jumps... was a national qualifier to the NCAA Outdoor meet in the long jump in both 2003 and 2005.

2005: Competed in four meets during the indoor season... finished second in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump at the Clemson Invitational... posted a season-best in the triple jump at the Meet of Champions with a leap of 14.40 meters to place 13th... fished third at the SEC Indoor Championships in the long jump with a mark of 7.52 meters... finished second at the Last Chance Meet with a season-best long jump of 7.60 meters... competed in only the long jump during the outdoor season... won the Weems Baskin Relays, the Florida Relays and the Tennessee Quad Meet... finished fifth at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a best mark of 7.53 meters... won the East Regional meet with a season-best mark of 7.65 meters to earn a spot at the NCAA Outdoor Championships... finished 20th at the NCAA meet with a mark of 7.25 meters (23-9.50).

2004: Finished as the runner-up in the long jump and took fifth in the triple jump at the Carolina Big 12 Meet to open the indoor season... finished fifth in the long jump and placed seventh in the triple jump at the Meet of Champions... opened the outdoor season at the Weems Baskin Relays... long jumped into a second-place finish and triple jumped 49-5.75 to claim the title... placed second in the long jump at SC State Championships... placed 10th in the long jump and 13th in the triple jump at the Penn Relays... placed eighth in the long jump with a jump of 24-8 at the SEC Championships... finished ninth in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional meet with jump of 49-6.75.

2003: Finished as the runner-up in long jump and took third in triple jump during his USC debut at George Mason Early Invitational... placed second in the triple jump with career-best mark of 50-9.25 at the Virginia Tech Invitational... finished first in long jump and second in the triple jump at SEC Four-Way Meet... placed second in triple jump at UNC Invitational... placed 15th in the triple jump and 17th in the long jump at the SEC Indoor Championships... won the triple jump and was the runner-up in the long jump at the Weems Baskin Relays to open the outdoor season... finished sixth in the triple jump with a season best and regional qualifying mark of 15.35m (50-4.50) at the Florida Relays... won the triple jump at the SEC Quad Meet and won the long jump at the South Carolina State Championships... notched a third-place finish in the long jump and a 12th place finish in the triple jump at the Penn Relays... was the runner-up in the long jump at the Orange & Purple Classic with a qualifying mark of 7.71m (25-3.50)... jumped to a seventh-place finish in the long jump and a 10th-place finish in the triple jump at the SEC Championships... finished eighth in the long jump with a mark of 7.48m at the NCAA East Regional while also finishing 29th in the triple jump... finished 14th at the NCAA Championships in the long jump with a leap of 24-11.50... placed third in the long jump with a mark of 24-1.75 at U.S. Junior National Championships... was the first alternate for U.S. Junior National Team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston, S.C... coached by William Clerc and Cliff Doctor ... lettered in basketball four times, track & field three times and football twice... two-time state champion in the long jump and triple jump... named all-state and all-region in 2000, `01, and `02... was a USATF Honorable Mention selection in South Carolina.

PERSONAL: Greig Germaine Cryer was born September 25, 1984 in Charleston, S.C... parents are the Reverand Eugene and Paulette Cryer... pursuing a degree in psychology... aspires to be a sports psychologist.

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