Alli Crenshaw
Alli Crenshaw
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Events: Free
Major: Nursing
Gamer: Lassiter HS
One of Florida Southern’s six returning All-Americans who has already won three individual national championships in her career, with a total of 18 All-American certificates (11 individual, seven relay)… Won six All-American awards in each of her three seasons coming into her senior year, and her 18 total awards are the second most in team history trailing only teammate Lauren Reynolds, who has 19… Holds school records in the 500, 1000, and 1,650-freestyle, and is also the SSC record holder in the 1000 and 1650… Also a member of Florida Southern’s school record 800-freestyle relay team… Begins her senior season with 43 career individual wins, and has been part of seven relay wins.

As a junior (2014-15)… All-American in the 500-freestyle (8th place), 1,000-freestyle (3rd place) and 1,650-freestyle (4th place)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 200-freestyle relay (11th place), 400-freestyle relay (11th place), 800-freestyle relay (9th place)… First Team All-Sunshine State Conference for the third year in a row… SSC Swimmer-of-the-Week for December 22 after hitting three NCAA automatic qualifying times and winning four individual titles at the Nova Southeastern Sharks Invitational… Team MVP for the third straight season… One of only four Moccasins who participated in all 10 meets, including the conference and national championships… Sixth in individual scoring (63 points) at the SSC Championships… Posted a team-high 14 individual wins and was part of one relay win… All 14 of her wins came in the middle or long-distance events with five in the 500, four in the 200, four in the 1000, and one in the 1,650… Also had nine runner-up finishes in those events… Had NCAA automatic qualifying times in the 500, 1000, and 1,650 and a “B” time in the 200 (the only swimmer in the country to hit an NCAA automatic time in the 1,000-freestyle)… The only Florida Southern women’s swimmer during the 2014-15 season to achieve an automatic time, with all three of those coming at the Nova Southeastern Sharks Invitational in December… Competed in all four of those events at the Division II National Championships… Had no worse than an NCAA “B” time in 19 of her 21 races in the 500-freestyle, 1,000-freestyle, and 1,650-freestyle… Also helped all three freestyle relay teams hit NCAA provisional times… SSC Champion in the 500-freestyle for the third year in a row and was runner-up in the 1000 and 1,650… Set new school records in the 500 and 1000 (both at the Sharks Invitational), and her time of 9:53.07 was the best for any swimmer in Division II during the 2014-15 season… Also had the nation’s top time in the 1,650 at that same meet (16:44.78)… Ranked #4 on the Division II times list in the 500-freestyle and was #8 in the 200… Held Florida Southern’s top times in all four of those events and was #3 for the Moccasins in the 100-freestyle.

As a sophomore (2013-14)… National Champion in the 1,000-freestyle for the second year in a row, making her the first Moccasin swimmer to win back-to-back national titles… Winning time of 9:59.65 was the fastest for any swimmer in Division II in 2013-14… All-American in the 200-freestyle (7th place), 500-freestyle (4th place), 1,000-freestyle (1st place), 200-freestyle relay (7th place), and the 800-freestyle relay (5th place)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 1,650-freestyle (9th place)… Sunshine State Conference Female Swimmer-of-the-Year for the second year in a row… SSC Swimmer-of-the-Meet at the league championships… First Team All-SSC… SSC Swimmer-of-the-Week for October 21… NCAA Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Hal Smeltzly Award Winner as Florida Southern’s Female Athlete-of-the-Year for the second straight season… Team MVP… Competed in 10 meets during the season… Tied with teammate Lauren Reynolds for the most individual points (57) at the SSC Championships… Led Florida Southern with 17 individual wins (five in the 200-freestyle, six in the 500, five in the 1000, and one in the 1650), one more than Kelsey Gouge… Part of five relay wins… In addition to winning four individual races at the Sharks Invitational in December, had another meet at Tampa in which she won three races… Won conference titles in the 200-freestyle and 500-freestyle (second year in a row for the 500), and was runner-up in the 1650… Also helped the Moccasins win the 200-freestyle relay and 400-freestyle relay at the SSC Championships… Set the SSC Championship record in the 200-freestyle with a time of 1:49.73 on a leg of the 800-freestyle relay… Turned in one of the most dominant performances of her career at the Nova Southeastern Sharks Invitational, where she won four individual races, set the meet record in the 1000-freestyle (10:00.44), missed the meet record in the 200 by less than one-tenth of a second, and helped the Moccasins win two relay races, including the 400-freestyle relay with a new meet record in that event… Hit NCAA automatic qualifying times in the 500 freestyle on two occasions, and was under 5:00 three times during the season, including the NCAA Championships… Automatic qualifier in the 1000-freestyle too, making her the only Moccasin swimmer to have “A” times in two events… Went undefeated in the 1,000-freestyle (5-0), which included wins over 42 other swimmers at the Sharks Invitational, and 30 other swimmers at the National Finals, and has won her last seven races in that event… Posted Florida Southern’s top seasonal times in the four longest freestyle events (200, 500, 1000, and 1650)… Made the top-10 on the Division II national times list in the 500-freestyle (#4), the 1000-freestyle (#1), and the 1650-freestyle (#5).

As a freshman (2012-13)… National Champion in the 1,000-freestyle and the 1,650-freestyle, only the second Moccasin women’s swimmer to win an individual national title… All-American in the 200-freestyle (8th place), 500-freestyle (4th place), 1,000-freestyle (1st place), 1650-freestyle (1st place), and the 800-freestyle relay (7th place)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 400 freestyle relay (9th place)… Sunshine State Conference Female Swimmer-of-the-Year… SSC co-Freshman-of-the-Year… First Team All-SSC… Named the Polk County Female Collegiate Athlete-of-the-Year at the annual Polk County All-Sports Award Banquet… CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Hal Smeltzly Award Winner as Florida Southern’s Female Athlete-of-the-Year… Team MVP…  Tied for the most individual points accumulated by a women’s swimmer at the Division II National Finals… Won conference titles in the 500- and 1,650-freestyle, setting a conference meet record in the 1,650 (16:45.44) and missing the meet record in the 500 by only three-tenths of a second… Set school records in all three distance events (500-freestyle, 1,000-freestyle and 1,650-freestyle), with her records in the two longest races coming at the NCAA Division II National Finals (9:57.29 and 16:42.58), and her mark in the 500-freestyle coming at the Sunshine State Conference Championships (4:51.14)… Also helped the Moccasins set a school record in the 800-freestyle relay at the SSC Championships (7:26.54)… Won a total of 12 individual races, and was part of one winning relay teams throughout the season… Began her college career by winning the 200-, 500- and 1,000-freestyle races in a dual meet at Tampa (Oct. 19)… Won the 500-freestyle five times, the 1,000-freestyle four times, the 1,650-freestyle twice, and the 200-freestyle once… Aided the 200-freestyle team in its win over Daytona State… Posted Florida Southern’s top times of the season in four different freestyle events (200, 500, 1000, and 1650), and was the only Moccasin to do that in four individual events.

In high school… 2012 graduate of Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia… Earned four letters in swimming… Coached in high school by Glenn Meeden… 2-time All-State honoree and 2-time all-county… Was part of three Georgia state championship swim teams (2009, 2010 and 2011) at Lassiter High School… Set school record in the 200-freestyle as a senior when she earned All-State honors and led Lassiter to a state runner-up finish… As a junior, earned Honorable Mention All-State accolades and helped LHS to a third straight state title… Helped lead LHS to a state title as a sophomore and earned all-county honors… As a freshman, earned all-county honors for another state championship team… Member of Dynamo Swim Club… Personal… Daughter of Joe and Sue Crenshaw… Has one older sister (Ansley) and a younger brother (Carter)… Born March 11, 1994… Major: Nursing.