Garrett

Crotty

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High Jump
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 172
Year: Senior
City/State: Alpine, CA
High School: Granite Hills HS
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2019
Came in fourth place at the high jump (6'1.25") at the Triton Invitational (4/13) ... Set a personal best in the high jump at the Ross and Sherwin Collegiate Scoring Meet with a leap of 6'3.25" (3/16).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018
Competed in the high jump at the CCAA Championships, coming in 11th place (5'11.25") (5/5) ... Placed third in the high jump at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge with a leap of 5'9.25" (3/10). 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Finished fifth in the high jump (5'10.75") at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (3/11).

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2016 graduate of Granite Hills High School in El Cajon ... Competed in track and field and played two years of varsity soccer ... Scholar-Athlete and Team MVP ... Helped team win Francis Parker Cup championship ... In 2016, recorded personal-best marks in long jump (19'11") and high jump (6'2") ... Played for United Soccer Club.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 16 in San Diego ... Parents are Bill and Cheryl Crotty ... Has an older brother named Liam who plays soccer at Cornell, and two younger sisters named Sealan and Caoilinn ... Uncle competed in high jump at Princeton ... One aunt ran hurdles and played basketball at Princeton, and another aunt played basketball at Cornell ... Mechanical engineering major at Revelle College ... Has aspirations to get a master's degree and work for a space agency after completing UC San Diego undergraduate degree ... Most memorable track and field moment was going to the CCAA Conference, being with the team, and helping each other get better ... Top UC San Diego memory was team color night as a freshman when he didn't know many people but got to see everyone make a fool of themselves during various activities ... Enjoys painting, bass, skateboarding and hiking ... Favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan ... Listens to Nirvana, Bob Dylan, The Clash, and Social Distortion ... Loves Ramen ... Lists Tony Gwynn as his favorite athlete ... Most people do not know that he does archery, grew up on a ranch and dressed up as a beanstalk for Halloween one time. 

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