“When my college track and field career ended, I thought I wouldn’t be on a team again. Thanks to football, and the Renegades, I get to continue my athletic career.”
Crook attended Jacksonville University where she was a three-time American Sun (ASUN) Conference indoor shot put champion. As of 2018, her 2010 throw of 46’10.25″ is still a conference meet record. She is also a two-time ASUN Conference outdoor shot put champion. Prior to college, Crook was a three-time champion in Massachusetts for shot put while at Mansfield (Mass.) High School, where today she teaches health and physical education and coaches field events for the track and field program. She is still the program’s record holder for shot put as of 2018.