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2019-20 Track and Field Roster

Grace Cronin

Sprints


Class Senior
Hometown Elmhurst, IL
High School Fenwick
Bio

TFRRS

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Set a personal best 400m hurdles time (1:00.49) in the ACC Championship prelims before finishing eighth in the finals
  • Set a then-personal best in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:01.00 to finish third at the Jesse Owens Classic
  • Runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles (1:01.37) at the UNF Invitational
  • Won the 400-meter hurdles at the Victor Lopez Classic with a time of 1:03.98
  • Claimed All-ACC Second-Team honors with the third-place DMR team (11:13.73) at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Established a PR in the 400-meter run (56.57) to place fourth in the event at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Crossed the finish line second in the 400-meter run with a time of 57.83 at Hoosier Hills
  • Finished as the runner-up in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.65 representing Notre Dame at the Indiana Relays
  • Scored a runner-up finish as part of the 4×400-meter relay (3:48.68) and placed third in the 60-meter hurdles (8.66) during the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Posted a fifth-place time of 8.82 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Gene Edmonds Open
  • Began the indoor track campaign as the runner-up in the 60-meter hurdles (8.88) at the Blue and Gold Invitational

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Came in fifth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.85 at the Miami Hurricane Invitational
  • Established a PR in the 60-meter dash (7.82) to take third in the event at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Fourth-place competitor in the 60-meter hurdles (8.77) at the Indiana Relays
  • Raced to a fifth place result in the 4×400 (3:52.22) at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Fifth-place finisher in the 60-meter hurdles (8.74) at the Michigan Wolverine Invitational
  • Opened the indoor season with a fourth-place result in the 4×400-meter relay (3:53.79) and fifth place in the 60-meter hurdles (8.83) at the Blue and Gold Invitational

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Made her debut for the Irish in the 200m at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a time of 26.11, good for ninth (indoor)
  • Recorded a PR in the 60m hurdles at the Alex Wilson Invite with a time of 8.78 seconds (indoor)
  • Set a career best in the 200m at the ND Invite with a time of 25.75 (indoor)
  • Recorded the second best time for any 2016-17 Irish hurdler with a time of 13.80 in the 100m hurdles at the Michael Johnson Invite (outdoor)
  • Had a personal best run in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:03.01 at the ACC Championships (outdoor)

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Fenwick High School in May 2016.
  • Received two varsity letters in diving, one in basketball and four in track and field
  • Finished in second in the state championship in 2012 and third in 2013
  • Was all-state in the 100H, 300H and the high jump
  • Was the state champion in the 300H
  • Named the Hononegah Invitational MVP her junior and senior years
  • Received the Tony Lawless Scholar-Athlete award as a senior
  • Was a four-time sectional champion
  • Won the first state championship in Fenwick High School women’s track and field history
  • Was all-conference in track and field three times
  • Was the sectional champion in the 100H and 300H as a junior and senior
  • Daughter of Daniel and Juliann Cronin
  • Has one brother, Daniel, and two sisters, Elizabeth and Sarah
  • Intends to major in psychology