Greig Cryer
Greig Cryer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
North Charleston, S.C.

High School:
R.B. Stall

Height:
6-3

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
09/25/1984

Major:
Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management


2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll

OUTLOOK: Team captain expected to lead the long and triple jumps crew this season...expected to earn All-America honors in both jumps.

2004: Indoors finished as runner-up in the long jump and took fifth in the triple jump with 47'9" at Carolina Big 12 Meet at Chapel Hill ... Finished third in the long jump with 24'0.25" and finished in fourth with a leap of 48'1.25" in the triple jump at the Kentucky Invitational ... Placed third in the long jump with a jump of 24'1.75" and 47'7.25" in the triple jump ... also ran time of 6.59 in the 55m dash to finish ninth at SEC Invitational in Gainesville ... At the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, long jumped 24'3.5" to place ninth, and placed third in triple jump with a jump of 49'8.5" ... Finish fifth in the long jump and placed seventh in the triple jump at the Meet of Champions ... Outdoors, at the Weems Baskin Relays, long jumped into a second-place finish and triple jumped 49"5.75" for first ... At Florida Relays finished seventh in the triple jump with 48'1.75" ... At the Georgia Tech Invitational finished seventh in the long jump with 23'8" and finished seventh in the triple jump ... Placed second in the long jump at SC State Championships ... At the Sea Ray Relays finished third with jump of 49'2.25" ... At Penn Relays placed 10th in the long jump and 13th in the triple jump ... At the Orange and Purple Classic placed sixth in the triple jump ... At the SEC Championships placed eighth in the long jump with a jump of 23'8" ... Finished ninth in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional meet with jump of 49'6.75".

2003: Indoors, finished as runner-up in long jump and took third in triple jump during USC debut at George Mason Early Invitational ... Placed second in triple jump with season-best mark of 50'9.25" at Virginia Tech Invitational ... Finished first in long jump and second in triple jump at SEC Four-Way Meet ... Placed second in triple jump at UNC Invitational ... Recorded a sixth-place finish in the triple jump and a top-10 long jump finish at the Meet of Champions ... Placed 15th in the triple jump and 17th in the long jump at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Outdoors, won the triple jump and was the runner-up in the long jump at the Weems Baskin Relays ... At the Florida Relays, finished fourth in the long jump as well as sixth in the triple jump with a season best and regional qualifying mark of 15.35m/50'4.5 ... Fourth-place finisher in the long jump and champion of the triple jump at the SEC Quad Meet ... Won the long jump at the South Carolina State Championships ... At the Sea Ray Relays, placed fourth in the long jump .... Notched a third-place finish in the long jump and a placing of 12th 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 and season best of 7.71m/25'3.5 ... Also recorded a fourth-place triple jump finish at the Orange & Purple Classic ... At the SEC Championships, jumped to a seventh-place finish in the long jump and 10th-place finish in the triple jump ... Finished eighth in the long jump with a mark of 7.48m/24'6.5 at the NCAA East Regional while also finishing 29th in the triple jump ... Placed third in the long jump with a mark of 24'1.75" at U.S. Junior National Championships ... Was first alternate for U.S. Junior National Team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended R.B. Stall High School ... Coached by William Clerc and Cliff Doctor ... Lettered in basketball for four years (1999-02) ... Also lettered in track and field (2000-02) and football (2001-02) ... Two-time state champion in long jump and triple jump ... Named all-state and all-region in 2000, `01, and `02 ... A USATF Honorable Mention selection in South Carolina.

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PERSONAL PROFILE:

Date of birth/Location: September 25, 1984/Charleston, S.C.

Parents: Eugene and Paulette Cryer

Major: Hospitality, Retailing and Sport Management

What I enjoy most: Listening to music and playing football and basketball

Who I admire the most: Anthony Reed

Career goal: To become a criminal defense lawyer

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