BMX | 5-7 | Fort Wayne, Ind. | North Side
INDIANAPOLIS - The 17-time collegiate cycling national champion Marian University cycling team is proud to announce the ninth commitment to the Knights for the 2012-13 season.
Crystal Kalogris, who has completed a transfer from Lindsey Wilson College, will compete for the Knights in 2012-13.
A graduate of Fort Wayne North Side High School, Kalogris is a seasoned competitor in the BMX discipline with 13 years of experience who has served the community during her career.
Last season, Kalogris earned the USA Cycling Division I collegiate national championship in the dual slalom and was the dual slalom natioanl champion at the USA Cycling Elite National Championships. She turned professional in 2009 when she began competing for Kovachi Wheels and is a two-time NBL national champion (2008 and 2009). She also earned third place in the NBL Nationals in 2007.
She served as the assistant director and coach of the Wildcat Baseball program for underprivileged children for the last three summers and organized a breast cancer walk in 2011 due to a family friend's illness.
Kalogris will join eight other riders who have committed to compete for the two-time defending national road champions.