Personal-bests (As of June 2017):
Pole Vault: 3.40 meters/ 11-1.75 feet (No. 9 all-time at MU)
Pole Vault: 3.57 meters/11-8.5 feet (No. 8 all-time at MU)
Indoor (So.): Posted a personal record and wrote her name in the Marquette record books at ninth all time for a pole vault of 3.40 meters/ 11-1.75 feet at the UW-Parkside Fall Finale ... Captured third place twice during the indoor season at UW-Parkside Fall Finale and the UW-Parkside Classic.
Outdoor (So.): Placed seventh in the pole vault at the BIG EAST Championships with a mark of 3.56 meters ... Set a personal-best and the No. 8 mark all-time at MU with a height of 3.57 meters to place third at the Marquette Duals (April 7).
Indoor (Fr.): Placed sixth at the BIG EAST Championships for her pole vault of 3.21 meters/ 10-6.25 feet ... Took fourth place at the UW-Parkside Classic with a vault of 3.15 meters/ 10-4 feet.
Outdoor (Fr.): Took seventh at the BIG EAST Championships in the pole vault with a personal-best height of 3.41 meters.
Prior to Marquette: Cross was a four-year letterwinner in track and field at Pius XI Catholic High School in Milwaukee … Served as team captain for three seasons and was named team MVP in each of those seasons … Qualified for state in each season, including 4x100-meter relay as a freshman, 100-meter dash as a sophomore, pole vault as a junior and senior … Set the school record in pole vault with a jump of 10 feet, 9 inches, improving height by nearly 3 feet from freshman to senior year … Also lettered in basketball (point guard), volleyball (middle hitter) and swimming (50 meters).
Personal: Cross was born in Milwaukee to Calvin Cross and Berdina Howard … Has one sister, Brittany … Plans to major in biological sciences.