As a Senior (2010-11): Honorable Mention All-American in the 200 and 400 free relay, helping establish new school records in both events...aided both relays to second place finishes at the ACC Championships, both in B-record, school-record fashion with the 200 free at 1:29.69 and 400 free at 3:17.44...individually tallied top five marks for the squad in the 50 and 100 free...took 23rd in the 50 free (23.60) in the 50 free at the league championships...20th in the 100 fly (55.82) and 31st in the 100 free (51.84)...member of first place 200 free relay and took sixth in the 50 free and 100 free at the Terp Cup.
As a Junior (2009-10): Tallied the fifth best time on the team in the 50 free (23.75)...member of three top-five relays at the 2009 Terrapin Cup...200 free relay (1:35.80) and 200 medley relay (1:46.38) took fifth and 400 free relay (3:28.53) touched the wall fourth...also finished 15th in the 50 free (24.28) and 16th in the 100 free (53.90).
As a Sophomore (2008-09): Established four personal bests in the 2008-2009 season...swam career-best times in the 50 free (23.49), 100 free (51.09), and 100 fly (56.90) at the 2009 ACC Championships...member of sixth-place 200 free relay (1:31.91) at the championships... notched a personal best in 100 back (58.38) in a 15th place finish in the Terrapin Cup.
As a Freshman (2007-08): Took home two firsts and a second in her first collegiate meet against Johns Hopkins, winning the 200 medley relay (1:48.34) and 100 free (52.82) while capturing runner-up in the 50 free (24.14)...took second against Duke in the 50 free (24.20) and was a member of the first-place 400 free relay (2:29.75) and third-place 400 medley relay (4:00.21)...at UMBC, helped 400 free relay squad capture first (3:32.55) while individually placing second in the 50 free (24.68) and fourth in the 100 free (54.20) ...at Pitt, member of second-place 400 free relay (3:32.73) and third in the 200 free relay (1:35.61) and individually finished sixth in 100 fly (58.09) and 50 free (24.58)...won the 100 free (52.43) and was a member of the third-place 200 medley relay (1:49.61) against NC State...at the Terrapin Cup, part of first-place 200 free relay squad (1:33.97) and also finished seventh in the 100 fly (58.42)...swam season-bests in the 50 free (24.05) and 100 free (52.76) at the ACC Championships.
Before Maryland: Received the 2002 Joel Farrell Outstanding Performance Award at the 2002 AAU Junior Olympic Games ... was the 2002 North Carolina State champion and record holder in both the 50-yard and 50-meter butterfly ... was a member of the relay team that notched a national record in the 200-yard and 200-meter freestyle relay for 11-12 year olds ... in 2004, claimed the 13-14 national age group record in 400 free relay and 200 free relay, also receiving a proclamation from the Wake County Commissioner for this national relay record ... was an All-American in 2004-05 for the 200 medley relay and 100 free ... was an All-American in 2005-06 for the 400 free relay, 50 free, and 100 fly ... in 2006, was chosen by USA Swimming for the Diversity Swim Camp at the Olympic Training Center and made a national cut in the 50 free ... was a recipient of the 2005 Book Club Award for being the club's president for four years at Ravenscroft School ... in 2006, received the Service Award from her high school for helping with the organization of the Special Olympics ... swam for the Raleigh Swimming Association.
Personal: Blair Camille Cross ... daughter of Douglas and Lisa ... has two siblings; Kenny and Neville ... majoring in communications ... lists Gary Hall Jr. as favorite athlete ... decided to attend Maryland because of the diverse community, excellent facilities, and many opportunities ... also recruited by the University of Tennessee, Virginia Tech, and UNC ... lists biggest athletic thrill as making the 50 freestyle national cut at the 2006 sectional (26.56) ... hobbies include shopping, driving, and hanging out with friends.