John Crossley
John  Crossley


Newport, N.C.

High School:
West Carteret


2013-14 Track & Field: Participated in the indoor 500-meter dash, 800-meter run, 1,000-meter run and the distance medley relay…Placed 16th in his only appearance in the 500-meter dash at the Penn State National with a time of 1:08.17…Recorded a career-best time of 1:55.82 in the 800-meter run at the Conference USA Indoor Championships (prelims)…Ran the 1,000-meter in 2:34.85 for a top-20 finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational…Was part of the men’s distance medley relay squad that placed eighth at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 10:22.33…Ran in the 800-meter, 4x400-meter relay, sprint medley relay and distance medley relay during the outdoor season…Posted a career-best time of 1:51.13 in the 800-meter run at the Florida Relays for a 17th-place finish…Was part of the 4x400-meter relay squad that placed third at the Bill Carson Invitational with a time of 3:13.73…Helped the men’s 4x800-meter relay team finish in 13th at the Penn Relays with a time of 7:39.61…Was part of the sprint medley relay team that placed seventh at the Penn Relays with a time of 3:22.66…Ran with the distance medley relay squad at the Florida Relays and finished seventh with a time of 10:14.78.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at West Carteret High School...Won the 2013 New Balance Championship in the 800-meter run...2013 3A State Champion in the 800-meter...Won the 3A State Championship in the 1,600-meter...Ranked No. 1 in the stat in both the 800-meter and mile...Ranked fourth in North Carolina history in the 800-meter with a personal-best time of 1:48.01...Won the 1A/2A/3A Indoor State Championship in the 1,000-meter run in 2013...2012 3A State Champion in the 800-meter as a junior...2012 State Cross Country Championship runner up...Team captain for two years...Three-time academic achievement award winner...Member of the National Honor Society...Four-time AAA Scholar Athlete award winner.

Personal: Born John Crossley on December 8, 1994 in Morehead City, N.C...Son of John and Marsha Crossley...Has a younger brother, Jesse, 12...Majoring in business administration.