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  Sophie Cross
Sophie Cross

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thornton, Pa.

High School:
Glen Mills

Position:
Free/IM

2008-2009:A team captain, Sophie Cross swam in the finals of two events at the Big East Championships...finished fifth in the 200 IM and seventh in the 200 fly...recorded a top-15 finish in the 400 IM at the BEC...swam the team's top time in the 200 IM and the second-fastest times in both the 400 IM and 200 fly...holds top-five team times in the 100 and 200 breast...named Performer of the Meet against Cincinnati where she placed in second in the 200 fly.

2007-08:Sophie Cross recorded a top-20 finish in the 400 IM at the Big East Championships... placed 16th in the 200 IM at the BEC...posted team top five times in the 100 and 200 breast...touched the wall with a season-best time in the 100 breast against Virginia.

2006-2007: Cross had a stellar start to her career as a Panther as she posted top-five team times in multiple events, including the 200 and 1000 freestyle, the 200 and 400 IM, the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 butterfly...in her first BEC meet, she tied for 12th in the 200 IM (2:05.43), recorded a top 25 time in the 200 free (1:52.77) and a top 30 time in the 100 free (52.32)...in the regular season finale against Clarion and Duquesne, Cross took first-place honors in both the 200 IM and the 200 fly with times of 2:09.72 and 2:11.22, respectively.

HIGH SCHOOL: Cross earned all-state honors all four years while at Glen Mills...four-year first team All-Delco awardee...district champion in 100 freestyle and 200 IM as a junior and senior...qualified for Junior Nationals as a senior...member of the Delaware Swim Team for six years...six-year Delaware state champions...inducted into the National and French Honor Societies. PERSONAL: Born on March 30, 1988...daughter of Alan and Rosemary Cross...has two brothers and one sister...majoring in developmental psychology.