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AS A JUNIOR: Key member of the Irish women's sprint group who earned all-BIG EAST honors in both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... ran well at the Notre Dame Invitational, clocking a season-best 24.99 in the 200 meters and 55.98 in the 400 ... established her season-best 400 meters at the Meyo Invitational, running 55.72 ... also won the 500 meters at the meet, crossing the line in 1:13.51 ... qualified for the BIG EAST indoor meet in all three events ... concentrated on the 500 meters at the league meet ... emerged from the prelims in second place after running 1:13.04, the eighth-fastest mark in school history ... ran even faster in the finals, placing third with a time of 1:12.26, the second-best mark in Notre Dame history ... that finished earned her all-conference honors, and she also picked up all-BIG EAST laurels with the 4x400-meter relay (3:41.51, second place) ... now owns four career indoor all-BIG EAST honors ... established a career-best mark in the 200 meters at the Arizona State Invitational ... ran 55.00 outdoors over 400 meters at the Azusa Pacific Invitational ... dropped that time to 54.81 at the Long Beach Invitational ... stepped up to 800 meters at the Central Collegiate Championship, qualifying for the BIG EAST meet with a time of 2:12.46 ... ran the 400 meters at the outdoor BIG EAST Championship, qualifying for the event final in 55.07 ... finished fourth overall, just behind two of her Notre Dame teammates and outside of all-conference range ... however, did grab her first outdoor all-BIG EAST honors as a member of the victorious 4x400-meter relay ... was honored with teammates Maryann Erigha, Okechi Ogbuokiri and Joanna Schultz ... ran a career best in the 400 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational of 54.74, almost qualifying for the NCAA Mideast Regional ... appears capable of making the step up to national qualification in 2008 ... one of the most experienced sprinters on the team.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Showed progress early in her second season with the Irish ... posted a huge career best in the indoor 400 meters at the Blue & Gold Invitational, also running a season-best time of 55.82 to qualify for the BIG EAST Championship ... posted a 200-meter league qualifying time at the Blue & Gold meet, covering the distance in 25.22 seconds ... did not compete throughout the rest of the 2006 track season.

AS A FRESHMAN: Added strong depth to the Irish sprint group ... took second in the 400 meters at the Blue & Gold Invitational, posting a time of 58.34 ... established her current career best in the 500 meters at the Notre Dame Opener, running 1:15.23 ... competed well at the Notre Dame Invitational, taking fourth in the 200 meters in 26.05 and third in the 400 in 57.51 ... ran 1:15.35 over 500 meters for third place at the Meyo Invitational ... ran in three events at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship ... earned all-BIG EAST honors in the distance medley relay with Stephanie Madia, Sunni Olding, and Brianne Schmidt (second, 11:32.29) ... nearly earned another all-BIG EAST honor in the 4x400 meter relay by finishing third in 3:47.99 with Okechi Ogbuokiri, Tiffany Gunn, and Maryann Erigha ... also competed in the 500 meters at the league meet, finishing tenth in 1:16.99 ... got off to a fast start in the outdoor season with a 56.97 time in the 400 meters at the Willie Williams Invitational ... ran 25.79 in the 200 meters at the Dr. Pepper Invitational ... set a new career best in the outdoor 400 meters at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, running 56.58 for third ... competed in two events at the BIG EAST outdoor meet, placing ninth in the 400 meters with a career-best 56.15 and taking sixth with the 4x400 meter relay ... teammates on the relay included Ogbuokiri, Erigha and Brienne Davis.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in track as a sprinter at Westbury High School ... collected All-America honors her senior season as a member of the 4x400 and 4x200 meter relay teams that competed at the 2004 Nike national indoor meet ... team captain for three seasons and named team MVP her senior campaign ... regional champion as a freshman ... her Houston Heat summer track team captured first-place in the 4x800 and 4x400 relays at the Junior Olympic National Championship in 2003 ... born April 7, 1986 in Houston, Texas ... has one younger brother ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a sociology major.

Crysta Swayzer
Crysta  Swayzer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
Westbury

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
04/07/1986

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
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Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
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Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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