Cassie Crawford, a track and field athlete at Appalachian State, has been named the North Carolina Education Lottery Student-Athlete of the Week for Feb. 12, the league office announced Wednesday.




Crawford, a senior nursing major from Apex, N.C., holds a 3.92 GPA. She set a new Holmes Center record clearing 12-8.25 at in the pole vault at the Mountaineer Open this weekend. Her vault was a personal best and was good enough to rank third in App State history.


Also nominated for NCEL Student-Athlete of the Week were Citadel wrestler Joaquin Marquez, Elon women’s basketball player Zora Stephenson and Samford women’s basketball player Christy Robinson.


Previous NCEL Student-Athletes of the Week

Sept. 4: Kym Coley, Volleyball, Georgia Southern

Sept. 11: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman

Sept. 18: Nathan Dean, Men’s Soccer, Elon

Sept. 25: Clare Latham, Women’s Soccer, Chattanooga

Oct. 2: Andy Summerlin, Football, Samford

Oct. 9: Andrea Fisher, Volleyball, Furman

Oct. 16: Amanda Liguori, Volleyball, Wofford

Oct. 23: Michaela Reesor, Volleyball, Samford

Oct. 30: Tony Washington, Football, Appalachian State

Nov. 6: Teghan Henderson, Cross Country, Chattanooga

Nov. 13: Sam Coffer, Women’s Basketball, Elon

Nov. 20: Garrett Frye, Football, Georgia Southern

Nov. 27: Makensey Campbell, Women’s Basketball, Western Carolina

Dec. 4: Lucy Mason, Women’s Basketball, UNCG

Dec. 11: Briana Tate, Track and Field, Appalachian State

Dec. 18: Anna Claire Knight, Women’s Basketball, Georgia Southern

Jan. 1: Shelby Campbell, Women’s Basketball, Samford

Jan. 8: Shannon Eriksson, Women’s Basketball, Davidson

Jan. 15: Maryah Sydnor, Women’s Basketball, Appalachian State

Jan. 22: Brian Kowalski, Men’s Tennis, Elon

Jan. 29: MiMi DuBose, Women’s Basketball, Georgia Southern

Feb. 5: Ashleigh Rasheed, Track and Field, Georgia Southern

Feb. 12: Cassie Crawford, Track and Field, Appalachian State


Photo Courtesy: Cassie Crawford, ASU Athletics