Krystal Quinn
Krystal Quinn
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palmdale, Calif.
High School: Palmdale HS
Previous College: Antelope Valley JC
Position: Pole Vault/Sprints
NORTHRIDGE - 2007 Krystal Quinn broke both the Northridge indoor and outdoor records in the pole vault during her junior year ... earned a spot in the NCAA West Regionals where she vaulted 12-0 (3.66) and tied for 21st ... tied for the best vault at the Big West Championships but finished second in a jump-off ... her vault of 12-5.50 (3.80) broke the six-year old Northridge record ... also ran the third leg of the Matadors' 4x400 relay that finished second in the Big West (3:42.17) ... finished sixth in the pole vault at the WAC Indoor Championships with a career-best height of 12-0.75 (3.68) which also broke Jennifer Capehart's school record from the 2000 season. ANTELOPE VALLEY COLLEGE Quinn earned letters in both track & field and cross country at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, Calif. ... was the State champion in the 400 meters in 2006 as well as the Foothill Conference in the 400 meters, pole vault and the 4x100 and 4x400 relays ... was named the schools' Scholar Athlete of the Year and Conference Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... earned her associate of arts degree in 2006 with a 3.63 grade point average. PALMDALE HIGH SCHOOL Was track team captain as a junior and senior at Palmdale High School in Palmdale, Calif. ... was Golden League champion in the 400 meters in 2004 and a two-time track team MVP ... was also named Best Track Performer in 2003 and Most Improved in 2001 ... ran a personal-best 59.0 in the 400 meters and jumped 7-6 in the pole vault ... graduated in 2004 with a 3.6 grade point average. PERSONAL Born February 16, 1986 in Hawthorne, Calif. ... parents are Marlene Graham and Shawn Quinn ... stepfather is Richard Graham ... has one younger brother, Steven ... says her favorite food is "everything" and her favorite TV shows are "Lost", "Nip-Tuck" and "Desperate Housewives" ... major is Sociology/Criminal Justice.