Carley Gross
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    Carley Gross

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tustin, Calif.

    High School:
    Foothill

    Height:
    5-7

    09/21/2011

    Rust Buster Invitational

    Photos from the Rust Buster Invitational.

    09/13/2011

    Rust Buster Invitational (Women)

    Photos from the women's Rust Buster Invitational.

    11/11/2010

    MWC Championships

    MWC Championships

    11/11/2010

    Rust Buster Invitational

    Rust Buster Invitational

    FRESHMAN (2010): Competed in five meets, including the Mountain West Conference Championships...opened the season with a ninth-place finish (15:54) at the 4000-meter Rust Buster Invitational...posted a season-best 6K time of 22:36 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (128th)...placed 29th at the conference championship meet with a time of 23:22...finished 23rd at the Woody Greeno Invitational (23:09)...clocked a time of 23:17 at the Pre Nationals Meet (239th).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Foothill High School...five-time participant at the USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships...four-year scholar-athlete in varsity cross country and track...member of the cross country team that finished second at the 2007 CIF California Division II Championships and fifth at the 2009 Division II championships and the 2008 Division III championships...earned all-SeaView League honors (second team) in 2007...two-time all-country first-team honoree...also played water polo...three-year recipient of the Coaches Award...member of the team that won back-to-back SeaView League championships...FHS Scholar-Athlete award winner in track, cross country and water polo...member of the National Honor Society...honored by the California Scholarship Federation...member of the Key Club...earned the Gold Congressional Medal for 400 hours of volunteer public service, 200 hours of personal development, 300 hours of physical fitness and four nights of expedition/exploration...2009 recipient of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Certificates and Bronze Congressional Medal...member of the Young Life Church organization...member of the Assisteens (community service group, Junior Auxiliary of Assistance League of Tustin).

    PERSONAL: Full name is Carley Anne Gross...majoring in foreign area studies or behavioral science...also earning a minor in Russian...served as A2 Element NCO and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Clerk...earned Athletic honors...hobbies include running, biking, soccer, water polo, triathlons, adventure races, camping, dancing and traveling...is a Red Cross licensed lifeguard and worked as a swim instructor...is also a licensed U.S. Soccer Federation Referee...age group winner (19 and under) for the 2009 Tinsel Triathlon and the 2009 Carlsbad Triathlon...spent the summer completing Combat Survival Training, Unmanned Aerial Systems and Global Engagement...also traveled to Florida and California during summer leave...member of Cadet Squadron 23.

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