Tennis Bio: Chelsea CrossHeight: 5-3
Hometown: Belle Rive, Ill.
High School: Mount Vernon Township HS
Previous School: Rend Lake College
Majoring in early childhood/elementary education.
Rend Lake College
Twice named to the Great Rivers Athletics Conference (GRAC) all-conference team...Made all-conference in both singles and doubles as a sophomore (2012)...Advanced to the NJCAA National Tournament in 2011; went on rank 80th in the NJCAA in singles...A member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society.
Mount Vernon Township High School
Voted team MVP and first team all-conference in 2007, 2008 and 2009...Qualified for the IHSA State Tournament in doubles as a sophomore (2007) and senior (2009)...Named 2006 Tennis Rookie of the Year...Attended the Southern Illinois University Saluki Tennis Camp in ‘08.
Chelsea Denise Cross is the daughter of Danny and Denise Cross...Born in Carbondale, Ill....Has three brothers: Ryan Cross, Dan Bleyer and Caleb Cross.