GINNIE "POWELL" CRAWFORD
Event: 100m Hurdles
PR: 100mH - 12.45 (2007); 100m 11.28 (2005)
Born: September 7, 1983
Current Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Rainier Beach (Seattle, Wash.) HS '02
College: Southern California '06
Coach: Tommie White
Agent: Kimberly Holland
Career Highlights: Two-time USA Outdoor champion ('06, '07); 2005 & 2006 NCAA champion; 2005 Pac-10 champion; 3rd at 2005 USA Outdoors; Two-time Pac-10 100m champion (04, 05); 2003 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year
A tall, powerful hurdler, Crawford repeated as USA Outdoor champion in 2007 in the 100m hurdles with a winning time of 12.62 (-1.3mps). She ran a personal-best 12.45 to win the 2007 Reebok Grand Prix…a fall that injured her in Paris hampered her preparation for World Outdoors…At the 2006 NCAA Outdoor Championships, she broke the 100m hurdle collegiate record that she shared with Gail Devers. Her impressive winning time of 12.48 seconds gave her second consecutive NCAA Outdoor 100m hurdles crown. For her accomplishments, she was the recipient of the 2006 Honda Award, which signifies that she is the outstanding college athlete in her sport. Crawford set a then personal best of 12.61 in the semifinals at the USA Outdoors in 2005, and went on to place third in the final... ran for Team USA at the World Outdoors in Helsinki, making it to the semifinals... an excellent sprinter, she became the fifth Trojan woman in the last six years to win the Pac-10 100m title ... Her time was the sixth-fastest mark in USC history ... She also equaled her school record by running 13.07 to place third in the 100m HH at the Pac-10s ....6th On All-Time USC 100m Chart--11.32... as a prep in 1999, ran for Team USA at the inaugural IAAF World Youth Championships in Poland... she was 8th in the 100mH in that meet and ran lead-off for Team USA's silver medalist 4x100m relay squad.
8th at USA Outdoors (11.54)...1st at Kingston (12.72)...1st at Osaka Grand Prix
(12.76)...3rd at Doha (12.70w)...1st at Daegu (12.77)...5th at Monaco (12.88).
2009: 6th at World Outdoors (12.78)...USA Outdoor runner-up (12.47w)…7th at Rome (12.79)…7th at adidas Track Classic (13.06)…6th at Nike Prefontaine Classic (13.20)…3rd at Paris (12.81)...2nd at Stockholm (12.64)...ranked #9 in the world (#4 U.S.) by T&FN...best of 12.64.
2008: 6th at Olympic Trials (12.74w)…3rd at Doha (12.77)…6th at Paris (12.89)…4th at Stockholm (12.88)…ranked #8 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 12.75.
2007: USA Outdoor champion (12.63)…5th at World Outdoors (12.55)...1st at Reebok Grand Prix (12.45PR)…2nd at adidas Track Classic (12.61)…1st at Doha (12.66)…2nd at Nike Prefontaine Classic (12.58)...ranked #5 in the world (#2 U.S.) by T&FN...best of 12.45.
2006: USA Outdoor champion (12.63)…3rd at IAAF World Cup (12.90)…NCAA Outdoors 100mH champion (12.48PR, collegiate record)…1st in semis at NCAA Outdoors (12.55)…5th at Helsinki (12.94)…5th at Brussels (12.77)…1st at Berlin (12.72)…ranked #5 in the world (#3 U.S.) by T&FN…best of 12.48.
2005: 3rd at USA Outdoor Champs (12.87)...ran 12.61PR in semi finals at USA Outdoors...4th in Heat 2 at World Outdoor Championships (12.91)...1st in 100mH at NCAA Outdoor Champs (12.80)...2nd in 100mH (12.75) at Mt. SAC Relays...1st in both 100mH (12.75) and 100m (11.28) at Westwood...1st in 100m (11.15w) at Los Angeles...ranked #4 in the U.S. by T&FN...best of 12.61.
2004: Pac 10 100m champion (11.32PR)...3rd at Pac 10 100mH (13.07)...3rd at NACAC 100m (11.60)...bests of 13.07, 11.32.
2003: 6th at NCAA Outdoors (13.07)...5th at Pac 10 Outdoors (13.47)...3rd at NCAA West Regionals (13.31)...best of 13.07, 11.52.